Downtown Phoenix campus Admissions Office

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 480-965-7788
Fax: 480-965-3610
Mailing Address: 

Admission Services
Arizona State University
PO Box 870112
Tempe, AZ 85287-0112

admissions information

Once you have selected your degree program, the only thing left to do is apply! Follow these steps, as well as any extra that may be unique to your specific program, and you'll be on your way to joining us in School of Community Resources & Development.

undergraduate application process

  1. Complete the Undergraduate Admission Application. ASU prefers that you apply online.
  2. Submit the nonrefundable application fee. The application fee is not a processing fee, it is required of all students, and is non refundable under any circumstances
    • Arizona residents - $50.
    • Non-residents - $65.
  3. Have your ACT or SAT scores sent directly to ASU from ACT or College Board. ACT or SAT scores are required for merit scholarship consideration and for ASU course placement. It is also required for some majors, and can be helpful in the general admission process.
  4. Request your transcripts from each educational institution that you attended. Official transcripts must be mailed or sent electronically directly to Admission Services by the records office of the issuing institution(s). Transcripts delivered by hand will only be accepted if they are sealed in the original high school envelope. ASU does not accept transcripts transmitted by fax. High school transcripts must show GPA and date of graduation. ASU requires an English translation of all foreign-language transcripts.

ASU will review your application file once you have submitted all materials.

To see if you have any missing items, and to view your admission status, sign in at My ASU using your ASURITE ID, which is sent to you after you apply for admission.

Mailing Address (All materials, all campuses):
Admission Services
Arizona State University
PO Box 870112
Tempe, AZ 85287-0112

graduate student application information 

While some programs applications will require the basic materials, be aware that others may require additional materials (GRE scroes or reccomendation letters) or steps--so be sure to read through your program details and application requirements very carefully. The standard processses and procedures for graduate degree applications have been outlined by the ASU Graduate College. Detailed program information can be found on the degree program page, as well as on the College and School sites.

ASU's minimum admissions standards for graduate, certificate and doctoral programs:

  • You must have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in the U.S. or the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an international institution that is officially recognized by that country.
  • You must have maintained a “B” (3.00 on a 4.00 scale) grade point average (GPA) in the last 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of undergraduate course work. If you do not meet the minimum GPA requirements, your application may still be considered.
  • International students should be aware of the additional admissions standards.

Barrett, the Honors College

Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University is a selective residential college that recruits academically outstanding undergraduates across the nation. Barrett students enjoy an array of opportunities, including study abroad programs, participation in research and internships, invitations to social and cultural events, and meetings with campus visitors of notoriety and achievement.