Acceptance Rate 83.07%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 22.69%
Applicants 197,000
Admitted 163,641
Enrolled 37,137

Applying To Arizona Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 83.07% at Arizona colleges and universities where total 197,000 students have applied and 163,641 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $68.00 and the graduate application fees is $64.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Arizona colleges.
General Admission Information of Arizona Colleges
Open Admission Policy85 out of 125 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 68.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 64.00
Average Acceptance Rate83.07%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.69%
Average Test Scores1,143 SAT / 23 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 197,000 students (79,741 men and 114,651 women) applied to and 163,641 (65,815 men and 97,470 women) students were accepted to admit Arizona Colleges. Among them, 15,541 men and 21,596 women were enrolled into Arizona schools. The average acceptance rate is 83.07% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 22.69%. The table below shows the Arizona colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Arizona Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 83.07% 82.54% 85.01%
Enrollment Ratio 22.69% 23.61% 22.16%
[Chart]Arizona Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Arizona college, 10,494 students (37.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 11,274 students (33.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,231 and 25th percentile score is 1,055. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 78 and 25th percentile score is 54. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Arizona colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Arizona Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing535.00620.00
SAT Math520.00611.00
ACT Composite19.0026.00
ACT Math18.0025.00
ACT English17.0027.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Arizona Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Arizona Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Arizona Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Arizona State, 42 schools use semester calendar systems and 5 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester42 out of 125 schools
Quarter5 out of 125 schools
Trimester1 out of 125 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 125 schools
Other academic year10 out of 125 schools
Differs by program20 out of 125 schools
Continuous37 out of 125 schools
Un-Known/Other9 out of 125 schools
Next table describes credits that Arizona colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits39 out of 125 schools
Credits for Life Experiences40 out of 125 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits49 out of 125 schools
Credit for Military Training62 out of 125 schools

Application Requirements

11 Arizona schools require High School GPA and 14 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 3 Arizona colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Arizona colleges.
Admission Checklist for Arizona Colleges
High School GPA112
High School Rank02
High School Record (or Transcript)140
Completion of College Preparatory Program15
Formal Demonstration of Competencies03
Admission Test Scores36
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)21