The City of Tempe, Arizona is the state's seventh largest city, is located in the center of the Valley of the Sun with a population of 182,498 (as of 2016). Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, and Chandler border the City of Tempe. Access to Tempe is a snap with major highways and expressways serving it, making it the most accessible city in the metropolitan area. And, it is only 10 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport with Uber and public transportation available seven days a week.
A vibrant urban oasis in Metropolitan Phoenix, Tempe exudes its own personality. Refreshingly offbeat, Tempe’s a fun town that hosts family-friendly festivals, welcomes outdoor activities and is the proud home of Arizona State University. Tempe cares about community, stresses an active lifestyle and emphasizes a laid-back atmosphere. Here, you’ll find the sports you love, the shopping you crave, the culture you enjoy, and the food you’ll want to share.
Arizona State University is located in one of the best regions of the country. The Phoenix area is not only a great place to live and study — it’s also a great place to find career and internship opportunities.
Did You Know?
Phoenix is ranked in the top 20 on Forbes’ list of “Best Cities for Young Professionals” because of its well-paying jobs, reasonable rents and active social scene.
Forbes Magazine ranked Arizona “#4 in the nation for future job growth..”
Metro Phoenix is home to top employers in energy, defense, transportation, health care, education and more. That includes Fortune 500 companies: Avnet, Freeport-McMoRan, Republic Services and Insight.
ASU welcomes more than 1,700 employers to campus each year for career fairs, employer panels and information sessions.
In the fifth-largest city in the nation, you will always have something to do. Attend big-name concerts and major professional sports events, and enjoy dining experiences from food trucks to five-star restaurants. With nearly 300 days of sunshine each year, you can attend outdoor festivals, explore hiking and biking trails throughout the valley, and relax at nearby lakes.
1214 W 5th St, Tempe, AZ 85281