About ASU

Mission Statement: Angelo State University, a member of the Texas Tech University System, delivers undergraduate and graduate programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional disciplines. In a learning-centered environment distinguished by its integration of teaching, research, creative endeavor, service, and co-curricular experiences, ASU prepares students to be responsible citizens and to have productive careers.

Founded: 1928

President: Dr. Brian J. May

Affiliation: Texas Tech University System

Location: San Angelo, the center of a West Texas community of 100,000

Campus: 268 acres

Students: 6,536

Programs: More than 100 majors and concentrations that lead to 43 undergraduate degrees, 20 master’s degrees and one doctoral degree

Teaching faculty: 332 (246 full time and 86 part time)

Student-to-faculty ratio: 20:1

Semester cost estimate: In-state tuition and fees for 15 credit hours is $3,788. Room and board with a maximum meal plan ranges from $3,676 to $4,814, depending on residence hall choice. Average book cost is $575

Financial aid: Nearly three out of four students receive some form of help.

Student organizations: More than 100

School colors: Blue and Gold

Mascot: Rams and Rambelles

Tag Line: “From here, it’s possible.” This is a unifying tag line for the Texas Tech University System that demonstrates the value of education and helping people achieve their dreams.

Motto: “Fiat Lux,” which is Latin for “Let there be light.”

Athletics: NCAA Division II and Lone Star Conference member