Arizona State University - Pathway

Arizona State University (ASU) has campuses in Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, West, Polytechnic, and Havasu, Arizona, U.S.A. International students are offered pathway programs that lead to a wide range of bachelor's and master's degrees at ASU.

  • Average Tuition USD 42,343
  • Acceptance Rate 84%
  • Students 46,362
  • International Students 20%
  • Intakes Summer/Fall/Spring
  • Application Deadline April 29 July 15 Dec 3
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting Urban

School Description

Arizona State University (ASU) is home to more than 13,000 international students from 136 countries. ASU, in partnership with Kaplan Pathways, offers alternative routes to university-level bachelor's and master's degree programs at ASU. The successful completion of the ASU-USA Pathways leads to Year 2 of selected bachelor's degree programs including Political Science, Accountancy, and International Trade. While, the International Graduate Preparation Program (IGPP) leads to master's degrees offered at specific ASU academic faculties namely, W. P. Carey School of Business, Thunderbird School of Global Management, and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Pathway students can join more than 1,000 student clubs and organizations on-campus to have a fun and dynamic experience. ASU provides excellent education through its world-class laboratories, digital and collaborative classrooms, and state-of-the-art technology equipment. Pathway students live inside ASU’s secure, modern, and fully-furnished student accommodation. Pathway students can enjoy fresh and scrumptious meals from different cuisines at over 50 dining venues across ASU's campuses.

  • 01ASU's international student services team shows dedicated support in providing counsel and advice during the application process of ASU pathway students.
  • 02ASU's pathway students benefit from academic workshops, peer-to-peer tutoring in a variety of subjects, and advice for developing key academic skills.
  • 03Career advisers provide assistance to ASU pathway students in making resumés, practicing interview skills, and understanding appropriate business communication in the US setting.

Pathway Programs

  • Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

    Arts and Sciences

    USD 41,715 Tuition Fee

    This 12-month pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geography; demography; management; psychology; sociology; anthropology; archaeology; jurisprudence; history; and linguistics. In addition to academic modules specific to the related degree, the preparation program offers English language classes to enhance the student's speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

    Upon successful completion of this pathway program, students are guaranteed progression to the second year of a wide range of bachelor’s degrees including: Biology, Political Science, Sociology, and Statistics.

  • Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

    Business

    USD 42,970 Tuition Fee

    This 12-month pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting. In addition to academic modules, the preparation program offers English language courses to enhance the student's speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

    Upon successful completion of this pathway program, students are guaranteed progression to the second year of a bachelor's degree in Accountancy, Business: Communication, Business: Global Logistics Management, Business: Spanish Language, and Culture or Business: Sustainability. 

  • Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

    Global Management

    USD 41,715 Tuition Fee

    This 12-month pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy. In addition to academic modules, the preparation program offers English language classes to enhance the student's speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

    Upon successful completion of this pathway program, students are guaranteed progression to the second year of a bachelor’s degree in Global Management or International Trade.

  • Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

    Intensive English Program (IEP)

    USD 3,375 Tuition Fee

    This 8-week program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of the English Language. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature. The successful completion of the program enables students to meet the English language and admission requirements to enroll in a pathway program or a degree program at ASU.

    Tuition is given per level, there are 6 levels, each level is 8 weeks. 


  • Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

    International Graduate Preparation Program (IGPP)

    USD 4,255 Tuition Fee

    This 10-week pathway program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three primary objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

    The successful completion of this pathway program leads to a master's degree in W. P. Carey School of Business (except MBAs), a master's degree in Global Management in Thunderbird School or a master’s degree in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (including computing and technology). 

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Rankings

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    SchoolApply Ranking 11
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 212
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 126

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 55
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
  • Minimum PTE 39

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    ASU awards partial tuition scholarships based on academic merit.

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    Established in 1885

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    The application deadline for ASU-USA Pathways for the Spring semester is on December 3, 2018, while for the Fall semester is on July 15, 2019.

    The application deadline for IGPP for the Summer semester is on April 29, 2019.

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