Angelo State University
About Angelo State University
As more than half of ASU’s graduates annually are first-generation college students, they bring the motivation and work ethic that complement the commitment of ASU’s over 350 faculty to teaching and scholarship. ASU’s community of professionals is dedicated to preparing students to strive for success in their lives, in the growth of their communities, whether local or global, and in the pursuit of the common good of society.
ASU’s 18:1 student-faculty ratio provides for personalized learning and results in accomplished graduates. The success of ASU alumni in graduate and professional schools is superb and best exemplified by the average acceptance rate of nearly 60 percent for medical school, compared to the statewide average of 35 percent.
Angelo State is an NCAA Division II and Lone Star Conference member with highly competitive men’s and women’s teams in 13 sports. The ASU women’s track and field team won the 2010 NCAA Division II Outdoor National Championship, the fourth national title in school history.
The city has commuter air service from American Airlines and is within comfortable driving distance of Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Lubbock. San Angelo offers the amenities of big city living with the slower pace, affordable cost of living and friendliness of a small town. With a host of shopping, restaurants, arts, culture, movies, outdoor recreation and family-oriented events, San Angelo has something for all tastes and interests.
ASU has a proud history of diversity, accepting Hispanics, who today make up more than 25 percent of the student population, from the very beginning. The institution enrolled African-Americans prior to Brown vs. Board of Education, and one student broke the color barrier in Texas intercollegiate football in 1953.
The university is also known for incorporating research into many undergraduate offerings. One recent bachelor’s degree recipient, for instance, received a Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship, which will provide up to $40,000 per year for graduate studies and a guaranteed appointment as a Foreign Service Officer. Another received a GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) - Geosciences Division.
Angelo State University offers comprehensive benefits, retirement and work life programs designed to meet the needs of employees and their families. Employee amenities include fitness and dining facilities, tuition fee reimbursement for staff and free internet access service.
Angelo State University offers job opportunities in teaching, information technology, athletics, student programs and administrative support, to name a few. The university’s employee community is dedicated to preparing and supporting students to discover the potential in their lives and their communities. ASU invites interested individuals to search for job opportunities.
Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse workforce community.
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