Location
Tempe, AZ
Undergrads
50,484
Tuition (in-state)
$22,977 ($9,724)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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Reviews 6350 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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3 College Senior

Health & Safety: There has been a huge upswing in on campus theft of smart phones recently.

4 College Senior

Athletics: The crowd is always a good crowd. But the teams we field are occasionally terrible.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Dining: There is a variety of food on campus. Lots of the main fast food places, Subway, Taco Bell, Panda, etc.
I do however wish they had a larger variety of health dining places.

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: This school is definitely a "melting pot" of culture. You have people from around the world. I definitely have learn so many things because of that fact. Its awesome to really be able to interact with people from different cultures than your own.

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: The Bus System running through the campus as well as the trolly system are very convenient, reliable, fast, a chill environment, clean and friendly. The trolly system runs all through the night with multiple ones arriving every few minuets.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I lived in San Pablo last year and I had a great dorm experience as a freshman. I was glad to have our own bathroom in our shared room instead of community showers. The only downside was that the dorm was outdoors, so we had a lot of little "visitors" such as crickets and bees.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: When I was a freshmen I lived at PV East dormitory, and right across the hall from me were four cross country runners. I became best friends with one of them (and still are very good friends) and attended his races regularly with other people on my floor. It was a lot of fun, and supporting him by sitting in the bleachers was a total plus. Definitely get to know your hallmates if you are living in the dorms, because you'll make friendships that will last well into the future.

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3 College Junior

Diversity: This school is amazing with the diversity. There is a great mix with the population. The only bad thing I would say is that becasue the school can be so diver some people of different cultures tend to stick within their parameters and not really venture off. Me personal I have friends here on campus of all different races and ethnicity, religion, and cultures and I find it fair and fun to get to know these people and there experiences in life

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1 College Junior

Scholarships: My process was SO hard!! I was constantly given wrong information and was being pointed in directions that didn't help me at all. The financial aid process at this school is poor. It took me calling someone high up in the financial aid department to have simple questions answered!

2 College Junior

Parking: Parking is just way too expensive here. Students already have to pay a lot for tuitition and cost of living, then they get hit with campus parking fees( if the have a car).

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: I don't live on campus and I never had trouble with anyone breaking into my car or any vandelism.

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3 College Senior

Parking: Most of the times parking is great except when there is something going on at Gammage.

4 College Sophomore

Facilities: The student union (Memorial Union) is really nice. They have pool tables, a bowling alley, a nice selection of fast food places as well as a barber shop. The student rec center has state of the art equipment and they are currently adding on to it. Hayden library is open 24/7 Sunday through Friday, and there is almost always something going on, like the resident hall soccer game I saw the week of 3/7/13

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: ASU is very diverse and is home to multiple fraternities that are minority backed and two LGBT greek houses.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I havent really seen an advertisement on scholarships, mainly just through FAFSA.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: We dont have any discounts on any of the off-campus dining.

4 College Freshman

Weather: One think I like the most is the weather in Arizona. Particularly in the Spring time because it is warm compared to other states. However, during the summer--I would rather go to California.

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3 College Freshman

Facilities: I thought my college experience would of been much better however it hasnt. I dont really like the social scene here, compared to one you would see at an ivy league type of school.

5 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: There is a plethora of dining options both on and off campus. There are also restaurants for all price ranges.

4 Recent Alumnus

Majors: There are so many major programs available. There is definitely one for everybody! The application process is very straight forward. General all college application, plus special requirements depending on the program you apply for.

4 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: ASU has a large nice campus. The social life is not easily rivaled!

3 Recent Alumnus

Facilities: Classes are very big. Campus is spread out. The campus is very nice though, and lots of places to hang out between classes.

5 College Junior

Transportation: there are differnet ways to get to school. theres the lightrail, bus, car,bike,long borading, etc.

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4 College Junior

Athletics: Sports are a big part of our school and the athletes are a huge model for students

3 College Sophomore

Computers: Computers get crowded around finals but other than that its fairly good.

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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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