- Each year about 16% of ASU students surveyed indicate they experienced the death of a family member or friend during the past 12 months.
- 15.2% of ASU students indicated that experiencing the death of a family member or friend had been difficult or traumatic to handle (in the past 12 months.
- 14.8% of those who had experienced the death of a family member or friend in the past year indicated that it had a serious impact on their academic performance, meaning that they received a lower grade in a class, dropped or took an incomplete in a class, or had a significant delay in their graduation processes.
- 43.7% of ASU students indicated they were interested in receiving information about grief and loss from ASU.
Sources: American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment: Arizona State University Spring 2019. Baltimore: American College Health Association; Spring 2019 (n=2,096).