Arizona State University-Tempe.

Arizona State University-Tempe

Tempe, AZ4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Arizona State University-Tempe

Arizona State University Tempe campus is the main campus of Arizona State University, a public research university with its main campus in Phoenix, Arizona. It is the largest of the four campuses that comprise the university. The campus lies in the heart of Tempe, Arizona, about eight miles (13 km) east of downtown Phoenix. The campus is considered urban, and is approximately 642 acres (2.6 km2) in size. ASU's Tempe campus is arranged around broad pedestrian malls and is completely encompassed by an arboretum. ASU has an extensive public art collection, considered one of the ten best among university public art collections in the United States. Against the northwest edge of campus is the Mill Avenue district (part of downtown Tempe) which has a college atmosphere that attracts many students to its restaurants and bars. ASU's Tempe Campus is also home to all of the university's athletic facilities.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 42,181 students
  • 0.21 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Arizona State University-Tempe

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Biology, Botany, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, and Business.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

20,302 students out of 24,127 applicants were accepted into Arizona State University-Tempe. They had an average SAT score of 1235. 54% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 61% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Arizona State University-Tempe was $27,372, while for in-state students it was $10,792. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $30,920.

The average financial aid at Arizona State University-Tempe is $13,190. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $14,182 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Arizona State University-Tempe

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

75% of undergraduate students at Arizona State University-Tempe received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Arizona State University-Tempe

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arizona State University-Tempe was of $12,209 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125.

Diversity at Arizona State University-Tempe

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017