5 Reasons to Stay in Tempe After Graduating from ASU

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Reason #5: The Sunshine

Arizona weather offers almost year-round sunshine. In fact, Tempe sees more than 300 sunny days annually!* Yes, the summer gets a bit steamy, but even on rainy days the sun always shines through!

Reason #4: Outdoor Activities

If you love the outdoors, Tempe offers a slew of options. You have access to multiple hiking trails throughout the valley, clean and easy-to-access public parks, and countless pristine golf courses. Not to mention, Tempe Town Lake is a central hot spot for festivals, converts, and even paddle boarding!

Reason#3: Tempe is Trending

The transition from college student to young professional can often be a culture shock. Luckily, the Tempe population is a fun mix of college students and recent grads.

Reason #2: Low Unemployment Rate

Tempe’s unemployment rate is lower than the national average, at 3.6%**, which means opportunity for employment post-graduation is strong. It certainly helps that Tempe borders Phoenix, the 6th largest city in the United States!

Reason #1: Freedom Mortgage

Freedom Mortgage is one of the nation’s top 5 mortgage companies according to Inside Mortgage Finance, 2017, and has been named one of the fast-growing financial services companies by Inc. Magazine for the past 3 straight years. New graduates can even join an industry-leading career development program (First Flyers) right out of college. The best part? No experience is required and all majors can be successful since the First Flyer program provides the training, mentorship and culture you need to launch your financial services career.

Graduates (or soon to-be grads) interested should visit us today to learn more or apply.



**Bureau of Labor Statistics