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Arizona State University ranks highly compared to other universities, and many ASU programs rank highly compared to other university programs. ASU has been named #1 in the U.S. for innovation for the third consecutive year according to the U.S. News & World Report. ASU is one of the top 100 universities according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities and the Center for World University Rankings. ASU is also the top public university chosen by international students. See a complete list of ASU rankings: https://about.asu.edu/rankings.
ASU has a comprehensive career services department that helps students become well-prepared for the job market upon graduation. Learn more about ASU’s career services department and career opportunities here.
Along with your application for admission, you must include your application fee, all official transcripts (sent to ASU by the schools you attended) and proof of English proficiency.
ASU strives to keep class sizes as small as possible. The student-to-faculty ratio at ASU is 22-to-1.
ASU’s four campuses in metropolitan Phoenix are home to 71,946 students as of Fall 2016.
The cost of attendance varies from student to student. You can see the standard cost of attendance here: https://students.asu.edu/standard-cost-attendance#international
International freshman and transfer F-1 students may be considered for the New American University Scholarship, which helps with college expenses. Learn more about the New American University Scholarship.
ASU may offer conditional admission to international applicants who meet the academic (aptitude) requirement but who are not proficient in English. Conditional admission gives international F-1 students three semesters to submit a passing TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score, or to successfully graduate from ASU Global Launch to be fully admitted to the university.
Each year, the deadline to apply for spring admission is Nov. 1 and for fall admission, the deadline is May 1. For summer admission, the deadline is Feb. 1.
ASU is located in Arizona, in the southwest region of the United States. The university is about a six-hour drive (or one-hour flight) from Los Angeles and five-hour drive (or 50-minute flight) to Las Vegas.
Once we have received a complete application, including paid application fee and official transcripts, students should receive an admission decision in about four weeks. Depending on the volume of student applications, processing times may vary. In some instances, admission decisions can be made is as quickly as five business days.
Along with your application for admission, you must include your application fee, all official transcripts and proof of English proficiency (U.S. school transcripts are required to be sent to ASU directly by the school. Foreign school transcripts can be sent by the student as long as they are official and original documents).
It is not uncommon for students to change their majors after they start classes at ASU. To change your major, log in to My ASU, click Change My Major and follow the steps from there.
To see your application status, log in to My ASU and click My Application Status.
Once you are admitted, please work with your academic advisor and review your DARS (Degree Audit Report System) to see which credits apply to you major.
The English proficiency requirement depends on your major. ASU accepts passing scores on the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE exams. Contact International Admission Services for more information at 480-965-2437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASU offers several English proficiency exemptions. They include:
No, a financial guarantee is not necessary for an admission decision to ASU.
ASU offers credit for AP, IB and CLEP. See more information here: https://catalog.asu.edu/credit_exam