ASU Sundevils

The Sun Devil Office of Student-Athlete Development provides services, programming and guidance that foster academic success and the development of critical life skills culminating in graduation and preparation for life beyond intercollegiate athletics.

Sun Devil Student-Athletes’ have three primary measures of academic success; Graduation Success Rate, Academic Progress Rate and Grade Point Average. Sun Devils have elevated to the upper tier of the Pac-12 if the important measures of success.

  • 82% Graduation Success Rate – Amongst top in Pac-12
  • 982 Academic Progress Rate Average for all sports – Top 1/3rd in Pac-12 Conference
  • 3.05 Grade Point Average for all student-athletes at the end of the 2012-13 academic year
  • Arizona State University’s 5,000 square-foot sports training facility utilizes a variety of unique amenities designed to help members of the baseball, soccer, softball, and men’s and women’s basketball teams maximize their athletic potential, including a weight room, 60-yard three-lane track, pool, agility area and rubberized half-court basketball area. The eight weightlifting combo racks are distinctive in their design and limitless in their capabilities, and are equipped with bars for both Olympic lifts and strength lifts, pulling racks, chin/dip attachments, bands, chains, step up platform and single leg squat pads, among other things. There is also a full line of life fitness machines, a wide variety of free weights and 20 pieces of cardio equipment.
  • The 2012 London Olympics saw a total of 17 current or former Arizona State University student-athletes in competition. The Sun Devils made their university and respective countries proud with numerous impressive performances throughout the two weeks of non-stop action. ASU had the 13th-highest total of Olympians of any Division I school in the country and, with three medals earned over the course of the competition, the Sun Devils also had the 21st-largest haul of any Division I institution. Thanks to James Harden (men's basketball/USA) and Amy LePeilbet (women's soccer/USA), ASU brought home two gold medals for the first time since 2000 and brought the all-time total of gold medals to 25.
  • Arizona State University consistently ranks in the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) list of schools with the most Academic All-Americans as one of the best in the nation and the Pac-12. Since 1962, the Sun Devils have produced a total of 105 Academic All-Americans. For the 2011-12 academic year, ASU tied for second among Division I schools with nine student-athletes earning the honor, making the university second only to fellow Pac-12 member Stanford.
  • Arizona State University is one of 13 NCAA member institutions that have received certification status by the NCAA Division I Committee on Athletics Certification. This certification denotes that an institution operates its athletics program in compliance with operating principles adopted by the Division I membership such as governance and commitment to rules compliance, academic integrity, gender/diversity issues and student-athlete well-being.
  • Arizona State University has been a member of the Pac-12 Conference since 1978. The Pac-12 is made up of institutions in the Western United States that are highly regarded for their research endeavors, academic excellence and student enrollment. Being a part of the Pac-12 puts ASU on the map as one of the most well-respected, serious universities to be contended with.