Location
Tempe, AZ
Undergrads
50,484
Tuition (in-state)
$22,977 ($9,724)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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Reviews 7087 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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4 College Senior

Diversity: There are a lot of different people here from a lot of different places.

4 College Senior

Greek Life: I don't know too much about Greek life but they always seem to be enjoying themselves.

4 College Senior

Academics: Almost all the professors have had have been wonderful. They really want to see you succeed and are always there to help.

2 College Senior

Parking: Parking is too expensive! Visitor parking is way too high! 10 a day just to go to class!

4 College Senior

Academics: I'm in the psychology program, and I have loved every minute of it. I have learned a lot and the professors are very supportive.

4 College Freshman

Nightlife: There are always many things to do on campus. Like the soccer fields always have people playing soccer, ultimate frisbee, running and so much more. There is also the fitness center which has a lot of people going in and out there. Very active i must say

3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Everyone here loves the sun. Majority of everyone seems to be very fit also. Not a lot of overweight people here.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The San Pablo Dorms are nice. It is always quiet and that is good when it comes to studying. It is also fairly new to campus so I have heard.

3 College Freshman

Weather: Nice and warm up to a point. You get used to the heat after a while, but always wear good shoes(thick sole) if you don't want to get a second degree burn on the soles of your feet.

1 College Freshman

Drug Safety: The cops are out to get you at this school. I have received two minor in consumption charges since school started four weeks ago. I wasn't even acting slightly intoxicated for one of them and was pressured into taking a field sobriety test. Most officers are undercover and for the 2013 school year have teamed up with ASU to bust as many people as possible. NO ONE is safe.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: Great restaurants with a good ethnic variety off-campus. Prices are reasonable and service is good.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Housing is easily accessible but quality is not all that great.

4 College Senior

Campus Dining: Campus dining is very convenient and there is a good variety of places to eat throughout the campus.

The ASU food truck is pretty cool too

3 College Junior

Computers: over crowded computer labs, great technology variety from dell computers to mac computers available for use

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: Great selection alot of fast food chains, not many healthy selections

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2 College Junior

Athletics: Loose alot of games, but athletics are still a huge part of campus life

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: At first, the financial aid process was intimidating! I didn't really know where to start since my high school doesn't prepare us for the application processes. I ventured out on my own, did a lot of research....i would strongly suggest high schools to offer mentors for their students that are interested in attending college! Perhaps, contacting former high school students that are knowledgeable about the ENTIRE application process (preparing for SAT's, scholarships, deadlines for applications....) My former high school is a charter school with no 'guidance counselor'. So, after forging ahead in this journey by myself (with the help of my parents) I feel like i could/should write a manual to help others out!
Receiving financial aid from my university was actually very painless. They have a efficient system that allows you to track what you qualify for, deadlines to apply and many opportunities to contact and discuss your financial aid needs.

4 College Junior

Weather: Tempe Arizona, I'd give an A+ if summers weren't so dang hot. The rest of the years is amazing.

4 College Junior

Computers: There are really good computers in some rooms and labs and some outdated and slow equipment. Overall though they all work and use modern platforms.

3 College Junior

Transportation: I have a 30+ minute commute and park, I then ride my bike from the stadium to campus. There are a lot of buses for those who don't want to ride.

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: I have not experienced a heavy abundance of drug usage at ASU although I have heard there are groups who do use drugs. Mostly drinking occurs.

3 College Senior

Campus Strictness: I am new to the campus and haven't experienced very strict policies.

4 Recent Alumnus

Guys & Girls: At ASU there are so many different types of people that are into just about everything. No matter what kind of person you're looking for, odds are you'll find them at ASU.

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4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: the girls are endless at asu everywhere you look you see another beautiful female walking around when i came to asu i would of never thought of anything like this

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5 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: The nightlife near tempe cant be beat there is a number of different events each weekend that take place for all ages to attend

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Jade Riley
Hometown
Glendale, AZ
Major
Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology
Grad Year
2013
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Arizona State is like no other university in the country. With a large, vibrant, and exciting student body that truly makes the campus unique, there is no arguing that ASU is by any means a boring place to be for the next four years of your life. As soon as you step onto ASU's campus, you will feel the immense amount of positive and exciting energy that gives you sense of belonging. Even though there are so many students around campus, you will be sure to find a niche to call your own. College is the time to find yourself and truly learn who you are as you prepare for the real world. ASU provides the perfect environment to challenge you to make "adult" decisions, and you won't always, but by the end of it all, you will mature into a dedicated individual!

Even though students will struggle with all-nighters, sports practice, parking tickets, and trying to recover from a great night, many of them couldn't ask for anything else. There will be times that you are drowning in homework and studying, but by the end of it all, you will look back and laugh. Your peers help you get through the tough times and make those social outings even more fun. ASU knows how to party hard, but when it comes to crunch time, we pull it off well. The kids here know how to have a great time, the nightlife and social settings are extremely fun, the academics are quite challenging—especially when you apply yourself and take it seriously—but most importantly, students will leave prepared for post-graduation and taking on the world. ASU is a fantastic place to meet new people and a great way to experience life in the great southwest. But don't take my word for it—come on out and experience it for yourself!

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