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About ASU

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Angelo State University, a member of the Texas Tech University System, sits on a picturesque, 268-acre campus in the heart of San Angelo, Texas. The vibrant campus community of over 10,500 students is known as the Ram Fam and includes students from 224 counties across Texas, 25 states and 15 countries, as well as nearly 1,000 faculty and staff members. Campus operations are supported by an annual operating budget of $127.3 million.

Known for its diversity, Angelo State has been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education since 2010. ASU has also been named a 2019-20 College of Distinction, and has been listed by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s “Best Colleges” and by G.I. Jobs magazine as a “Military Friendly School” every year since 2010. The Chronicle of Higher Education has also annually named ASU a “Great College to Work For” since 2015.

Angelo State offers over 100 majors and concentrations through six academic colleges:

Diverse academic programs provide educational opportunities that prepare students for successful careers or entry into graduate and professional schools. ASU also boasts an unparalleled Honors Program and Center for International Studies, giving students further opportunities to expand their education through research and study abroad. With a 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio, ASU students also have ultimate access to award-winning faculty. A Multicultural Center, Freshman College and VETS Center support first-generation, first-year and military/veteran students as they transition to college life.

Another major attraction for many students is Angelo State’s financial aid offerings, which have been ranked the best at a Texas public university. That financial aid is highlighted by the Carr Academic Scholarship Program that boasts one of the largest endowments at a U.S. regional university and provides annual awards of $1,000 to $18,000 to nearly 40% of ASU students. Overall, about 85% of ASU students receive some form of financial aid.

In addition to excellent academics, Angelo State offers students a multitude of opportunities for individual growth and social engagement. Student organizations, fraternities and sororities, intramural/club sports, and numerous campus events and activities ensure that students can pursue their personal interests, enhance their social and cultural understanding, and enjoy their time as part of the Ram Fam. On-campus students live in award-winning modern residence halls, and all ASU students enjoy a state-of-the-art library, nationally recognized university center, student fitness center, intramurals complex and lake house recreation facility.

Angelo State student-athletes compete for the Rams and Rambelles in 15 intercollegiate sports. ASU teams compete in NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference, and ASU boasts some of the finest athletic facilities in all of Division II. Angelo State athletic teams have won four total national championships, and have claimed 18 Lone Star Conference titles since 2016-17.

Founded as San Angelo College in 1928, ASU has a long and storied history. Continuing in that tradition, Angelo State offers students the complete college experience in a Ram Fam campus community that takes a personal interest in their success throughout their journey from admission to graduation.