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    1717 South Dorsey Lane, Tempe, AZ 85281
    11 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,415+
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    Welcome home to Murietta at ASU Apartments! Our apartments in Tempe, AZ, are some of the area’s largest and include exceptional amenities. In addition, we are located in a highly bikeable neighborhood and provide quick access to desirable employers, walking trails, and Phoenix’s eclectic nightlife scene. A well-balanced lifestyle stands outside your front door. Swim a couple of laps in the resort-style pool, lounge on the sundeck with a cool drink in hand, or take a break from the sun while relaxing in the hot tub. If you’re a fitness enthusiast or a sports buff, you’ll appreciate the access to the lighted basketball and volleyball court and the fitness center with cardio and strength-training equipment. Finally, the business center, BBQ/picnic area, and on site-management/maintenance services guarantee that you won’t be missing out on anything. Our sprawling one, two, and three-bedroom layouts allow you to maximize each inch of space. Our Tempe, AZ apartments for rent include modern conveniences like an air conditioner, walk-in closets, a patio/balcony, and window coverings for the dim ambiance you need during afternoon naps. Equally charming and topped with extra perks, select units feature wood-style flooring, a wood-burning fireplace, full-size washer/dryer sets, and spa-like bathrooms with ceramic tiles. Work and play to your heart’s desire. We are a bike ride away from Arizona State University and less than 20 minutes from Intel, Banner Health, and Wells Fargo. Equally close, you’ll find an abundance of walking trails and leisure destinations such as Broadway Marketplace, ASU Art Museum, Desert Botanical Gardens, and Phoenix Mountains Preserve. The decision is yours, and we hope it leads to renting our apartments for rent in Maricopa County. Schedule a tour today!

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    • Air Conditioner
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    260 E RIO SALADO PARKWAY, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,919+
    • $1,968+
    • $2,377+
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    5101 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,499
    • $1,699
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    1312 South Hardy Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • 2 BEDS
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    1820 East Bell De Mar Drive, Tempe, AZ 85283
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,591+
    • $1,522+
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    1717 South Dorsey Lane, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,415+
    • $1,550+
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    909 E Playa Del Norte Dr, Tempe, AZ 85288
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,715+
    • $2,180+
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    3409 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,330+
    • $1,335+
    • $1,560+
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    1806 E Concorda Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,600
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    202 South Hardy Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,399
    • $2,999
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    233 S. Roosevelt St, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,750
    • $3,350
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    1750 S Price Rd, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,462+
    • $1,189+
    • $1,309+
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    2045 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,196+
    • $1,400+
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    1155 West Grove Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85283
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,537+
    • $1,760+
    • $2,411+
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    615 S Hardy Dr, Tempe, AZ 85012
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,500
    • $1,445+
    • $1,775+
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    1221 East Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,740+
    • $1,801+
    • $1,977+
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    242 South Beck Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,599
    • $1,800
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    420 North Scottsdale Road, Tempe, AZ 85288
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,503+
    • $1,736+
    • $1,936+
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    1890 S. Country Club Way, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,599+
    • $2,200
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    1330 West Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    • 2 BEDS
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    1015 E. University Drive, Tempe, AZ 85288
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    • 2 BEDS
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    1525 East Baseline Road, Tempe, AZ 85283
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
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    • $1,600+
    • $2,070
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    711 West Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,670+
    • $1,695+
    • $2,150+
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    900 West Grove Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85283
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,424+
    • $1,707+
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    1600 W La Jolla Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    • 3 BEDS
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    4630 South Lakeshore Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,650+
    • $1,672+
    • $2,322+
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    1033 N. Parkside Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,395+
    • $1,425+
    • $1,720+
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    615 South Hardy Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
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    • $1,445+
    • $1,675
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    2433 West Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,300+
    • $1,410+
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    1500 E Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,170+
    • $1,255+
    • $1,430+
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    3255 S Dorsey Ln, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,404+
    • $1,732+
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    1100 E. Lemon Street, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,510
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    2155 South 55Th Street, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,677+
    • $2,457+
    • $2,685+
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    1975 University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,485+
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    1718 S. Jentilly Lane, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,360+
    • $1,234+
    • $1,448+
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    109 E Broadway Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,275
    • $1,575
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    701 West Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,504
    • $1,894+
    • $2,374+
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    2325 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85288
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,518+
    • $1,484+
    • $2,151+
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    1003 W Washington St, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,665+
    • $1,779+
    • $2,209+
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    2520 South Plaza Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    • 2+ BEDS
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    • $1,538+
    • $1,908+
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    2082 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,650
    • $1,650
    • $1,650
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    La Mirage/610 E Gilbert Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,150
    • $1,300
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    3425 S Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • 4 BEDS
    • $1,434
    • $1,752
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    1901 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ 85281
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    615 S. Farmer, Tempe, AZ 85281
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,650
    • $1,695
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    525 & 519 W Southern Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85282
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    5805 E. Calle Fortunato Serrano, Guadalupe, AZ 85283
    • 2 BEDS
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    • 4 BEDS
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    1150 W. University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
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    1619 E Del Rio Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,445
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    6337 S COLLEGE AVE, TEMPE, AZ 85283
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,210
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Average rent in Tempe, AZ

$1,919/mo Tempe, AZ average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Tempe, AZ is $1,919.

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    Getting around in Tempe, AZ

    53 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    48 /100
    Some Transit
    73 /100
    Very Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 53, Transit Score®: 48, Bike Score®: 73

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Tempe, AZ last updated?

    Prices and availability in Tempe, AZ were last updated on 8 Dec 2022.

    What are the best apartments in Tempe, AZ?

    The best apartments in Tempe, AZ are: Murietta at ASU, University Park, San Portella, Westmount at Downtown Tempe and The Regency Apartment Homes.

    What is the average rent in Tempe, AZ?

    The average rent in Tempe, AZ is $1,919. Start your search for apartments in Tempe, AZ now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Tempe, AZ?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $1,150 and $3,833. View all studio apartments in Tempe, AZ.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $575 and $3,123. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Tempe, AZ now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $575 and $6,143. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tempe, AZ is between $575 and $8,927. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Tempe, AZ.

    What type of rental buildings are in Tempe, AZ?

    In Tempe 60% of the housing is rented out compared to 40% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 22% of Tempe’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 60% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 17% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Tempe, AZ?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Tempe are about 26 years old, on average. Of these, 44% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 4 stories. About 65% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 21% are mid-rises, and 6% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Tempe, AZ?

    Studio apartments in Tempe are around 6% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 39% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 43% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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    Renter's guide to Tempe, AZ

    Tempe, Arizona welcomes you with open arms! This city is much more than just a suburb of Phoenix; Home to Arizona State University, Tempe made Forbes’ 2015 list of best cities for millennials, as well as WalletHub’s ranking of best city for singles, where it ranked 3rd – making it a great choice for young adults.

    Named for a valley in Greece, Tempe is a relatively young city. It was officially incorporated in 1894 and was once known as Hayden’s Ferry. Originally a farming community, agriculture is still an important component, but the city has grown by leaps and bounds into a modern center of education and business for both Maricopa County and the state.

    As of 2016, Tempe is the sixth largest city in Arizona and about a ninth the size of neighboring Phoenix. Compared to other Arizona cities, Tempe is about 30% the size of both Tucson and Mesa, 70% of Scottsdale, and three times larger than Flagstaff. This size allows it to offer all the conveniences and benefits of a large city, without the problems that stem from overcrowding. 

    Tempe is located approximately 10 miles from Phoenix and six miles from Scottsdale. Chandler, AZ is 15 miles from Tempe. The distance between Albuquerque and Tempe is 415 miles, while Los Angeles is 380 miles from Tempe.

    Tempe has a desert climate with hot, dry weather. Summer highs easily exceed 100ºF and even the lows in January rarely drop below freezing. Rain is usually scarce, almost never reaching 2 inches in any month. Sun enthusiasts will love the warm environment and clear skies.

    Tempe’s climate lacks a true autumn, with winter occurring November through February, spring in March through May, with the remaining months consisting of summer.  Dust storms are something to watch out for, particularly during July and August.

    Tips for renting in Tempe, AZ

    When you rent in Arizona, you’ll find that the city offers renters a decent amount of rights. For instance, landlords are required to inform tenants of all parties authorized to enter the residence, of what their security deposit covers, and to provide information on bedbugs. You also have the right to withhold rent payments if the landlord hasn’t fixed certain critical problems, such as broken heaters.

     

    Additionally, landlords in Arizona must give their renters 30 days notice before raising the cost of rent and five days notice before beginning eviction for late rent. Finally, Arizona law limits the amount of security deposits to one and a half times the monthly rent cost.

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    Tempe, AZ demographics

    Tempe, AZ has a population of 191,607 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 91,127 of Tempe’s residents are women and 100,480 are men. The median age of those who live in Tempe, AZ is 29.8.

    Living in Tempe, AZ

    Like any other city, Tempe has its ups and downs. For example, the city has an incredible food scene, offering fusions of Mexican, Guatemalan, and Native American cuisines. Also, if you love sunny days, Tempe is the place to be. You’ll never see a snowflake there.

    Conversely, Tempe is prone to flash floods during the summer months. Parking can also be a hassle at times, particularly near the Arizona State campus.

     

    Tempe is a diverse city with a sizable Hispanic population and a robust Native American community. While much of the population consists of students, there’s a good mix of families and non-student singles as well.

    Culture-wise, the Tempe Center for the Arts is the epicenter of local culture. It offers films, lectures, showings, and performances throughout the year. Though many say that the best of Tempe culture can be found in its food; from artisan ice cream to Navajo churros, Tempe cuisine provides you with a combination of the Southwest’s best.

    Tempe, AZ households

    • 35,889 Family
      40,329 Non-family
    • 14,950 Children
      61,268 No Children
    • 76,218Total Number of Households
    • 2.37Average People Per Household
    • $61,290Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 76,218 households in Tempe, AZ. 35,889 are family households and 40,329 are non-family households. There are 14,950 households with children in Tempe and 61,268 households without children. On average, about 2.37 people live in a household in Tempe, AZ.

    Things to do in Tempe, AZ

    Tempe has some great shopping opportunities for you. Chief among these is the Tempe Marketplace, a huge open-air space full of stores, restaurants, and the Harkins Theatre.

    For outdoor family fun and things to do with kids, try the Tempe Beach Park. It is perfectly fitted for your favorite outdoor activity, be it cycling, playing with your dog, or just enjoying the sun. You’ll also find a splash playground here.

    Another great attraction is the Tempe Town Lake. This man-made area has paddle boats for rent and is a popular picnic site. Two annual events, the Independence Day Celebration and the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade, are held here. Both are excellent choices for quality couple or family fun.

    For free attractions, you can go visit the ASU Art Museum, featuring Native and contemporary ceramics. Additionally, ASU’s School of Music hosts free concerts throughout the year.

    Things to do

    For free attractions, you can go visit the ASU Art Museum, featuring Native and contemporary ceramics. Additionally, ASU’s School of Music hosts free concerts throughout the year.

    Couples will enjoy a fun, yet instructional art class at Painting With a Twist. Four Peaks Brewery also makes for a great date destination, and you can always enjoy a perfect blend of dinner and comedy at the Tempe Improve.

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    Tempe, AZ employment & economy

    Tempe’s economy is made up largely of the education, environmental, finance, and science and technology industries. ASU is by far the largest employer in Tempe, but the Salt River Project also has numerous job openings available in the fields of public works, agriculture, and environmental management. For those in finance, JP Morgan Chase Bank and Wells Fargo both have a large presence in the city. Finally, NXP Semiconductors (formerly Freescale Semiconductor) and Honeywell Aerospace have career opportunities for engineers and scientists.

    Education in Tempe, AZ

    Without question, the biggest college in Tempe is Arizona State University. ASU offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and is known for their programs in the visual and performing arts. Rio Salado College also has a campus in Tempe. It provides a variety of courses and majors, as well as online learning options.

    Tempe, AZ education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Tempe, AZ is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 22% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 27% have a Bachelor Degree, and 16% have a Graduate Degree.

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