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Arizona State Universtiy Campus Immersion

Tempe, AZ 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%
Acceptance Rate88%

ASU Tempe Student Life

ASU Tempe is on a 1,989-acre campus in the urban setting of Tempe, Arizona, not far from Phoenix.

ASU Tempe Student Activities

ASU Tempe has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? ASU Tempe has fraternities and sororities.

ASU Tempe has the Arizona Outdoors Club. In fact, more students participate in the Arizona Outdoors Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at ASU Tempe include Software Developers Association, Tempe American Medical Student Association, Snow Devils and Women in Computer Science.

ASU Tempe students' favorite campus traditions are Devils on Mill, Passport to ASU and Homecoming.

Does ASU Tempe Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at ASU Tempe.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for freshman
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 19%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 16,435
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 11,500
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 81%

ASU Tempe offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most ASU Tempe students live off campus. In 2022, 19% of undergrads at ASU Tempe lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 81% of students lived off-campus or commuted to ASU Tempe. There are 16,435 spots available in on-campus housing for all 64,716 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 11,500 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

ASU Tempe offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

ASU Tempe Athletics

At ASU Tempe there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at ASU Tempe:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Indoor Track NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Skiing (Cross Country) NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at ASU Tempe

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Arizona State University at Tempe is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The ASU Tempe campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

ASU Tempe offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, ASU Tempe has LiveSafe smart phone application, surveillance cameras in some residence halls.

Plan a Visit to ASU Tempe

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit ASU Tempe, take Loop 202, Red Mountain Freeway to Tempe, AZ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Phoenix Sky Harbor International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Arizona you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore ASU Tempe's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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