living at ASU:

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Where will you live?

The place where you live and study will have a definite impact on your college experience. Customize your experiencing by find the campus experience that fits you.

Are you from the Phoenix
metro area?


Go away
going away

So you’re a local!

The advantage for you to attend ASU is that you can have the full experience of living on your own (dorm life, classes, the whole shebang) with the convenience of being close to your friends and family. Laundry help, anyone?


Downtown Phoenix campus

State-of-the-art living and learning facilities are found in the heart of Arizona’s capital city. Woven into the downtown community, the campus creates strong learning and career connections for students with media, health care, corporate and government organizations.


Sixth largest city in the U.S. Really.

Phoenix is no desert when it comes to finding things to do ...

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You have choices:
both large
and small.

Five amazing places to live.

Each location is a little different in look and feel, size, and majors offered. ASU Online is another way to study, with a supportive virtual student experience. But no matter where you are you'll be surrounded by top faculty, great friends and a uniquely ASU experience.

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ASU campuses

Polytechnic campus

Located in Mesa in the heart of the East Valley, it is home to students who are exploring professional and technical programs. Thousands of square feet of new laboratory space make way for project-based learning.

Tempe campus

At ASU's historic campus, the Sun Devils’ athletic complex, performing arts facilities and high-tech research space create a dynamic and engaging learning environment.

West campus

In northwest Phoenix, ASU's West campus offers business, education, and interdisciplinary arts and science programs. Patterned after the University of Oxford, the campus’s architecture is designed to create a close-knit learning community.

things to do in the city

Phoenix and its suburbs have tons of activities, from improv to concerts to professional sports. Here are just a few:

  • Broadway shows at Gammage
  • Improv comedy
  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Phoenix Suns
  • Phoenix Coyotes
  • First Friday art nights
  • Culinary festivals
  • Mountain climbing
  • Desert hikes
  • Mountain biking
  • Sailing on Tempe Town Lake
  • Swimming pools everywhere
  • Golf
  • Dancing
  • Movie and IMAX theaters
  • 17 gardens and zoos
  • Water parks
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Lakes, boating and fishing
  • Skateboarding
  • Horseback riding
  • Museums
  • 63 art galleries and festivals

businesses and opportunities

Hundreds of businesses in the Valley mean lots of opportunities for internships, networking and starting your career. Here are just a few:

  • Able Information Technologies
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Albertsons
  • Alcor Life Extension Foundation
  • Alliant Techsystems Inc.
  • American Express
  • Amkor Technology
  • Apollo Group
  • Applied Materials
  • Arizona Federal Credit Union
  • Arizona Public Service
  • Arizona Republic
  • Avnet
  • Bank of America
  • Banner Health
  • Bashas' Supermarkets
  • Best Western
  • Boeing
  • Cable One
  • Catholic Healthcare West
  • Cavco Industries
  • Clear Channel Outdoor
  • Coldstone Creamery
  • Countrywide Financial
  • Cox Communications
  • Desert Schools Federal
       Credit Union
  • Dial Corporation
  • Dillon Aero
  • Discount Tire Company
  • Ewing Irrigation
  • Fender Musical Instruments
  • First Solar
  • Forever Living Products
  • FreeLife
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Freescale Semiconductor
  • Fulton Homes
  • GE Finance Franchise
  • General Dynamics C4 Systems
  • Go Daddy
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Harkins Theatres
  • Hensley & Co.
  • Home Depot
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Honeywell International
  • Hunt Construction Group
  • Hypercom
  • iCrossing
  • Incentive Logic
  • Insight Enterprises
  • Intel
  • Inventure Group
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • JDA Software Group
  • Kahala-Cold Stone
  • Knight Transportation
  • Kona Grill
  • Kroger
  • Limelight Networks
  • Marriott International
  • Matrixx Initiatives
  • Meadow Valley Corp
  • Medicis Pharmaceutical
  • Medtronic
  • Mesa Airlines
  • Microchip Technology
  • Mobile Mini
  • Motorola
  • ON Semiconductor
  • P.F. Chang's China Bistro
  • Pearson Digital Learning
  • Peter Piper Pizza
  • PetSmart
  • Ping Golf / Karsten Manufacturing
  • Pinnacle West Capital Corp.
  • Poore Brothers
  • PTI Securities & Futures
  • Pulte Homes
  • Qwest Communications
  • Republic Services
  • Rockford Corporation
  • RSC Holdings
  • Rural/Metro
  • Safeway
  • Salt River Project
  • Services Group of America
  • Shamrock Farms
  • Sky Mall
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
  • Swift Transportation
  • Target Corporation
  • Taser International
  • The Finova Group
  • Troon Golf
  • U.S. Foodservice
  • U-Haul
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • University of Phoenix
  • US Airways Group
  • USAA
  • Vanguard Group
  • Viad Corporation
  • Walgreens
  • Wells Fargo
  • White Electronic Designs

international airport and mass transit

The centrally located Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Valley Metro light rail and bus routes make travel convenient.

International airport and mass transit

weekend trips with your friends

Phoenix is located within a 6-hour drive of Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon.

Weekend trips with your friends