Arizona State University fees and dates

Tuition costs

Arizona State University tuition rates are very competitive, and offer excellent value for money in the US public university sector.

Undergraduate program or degreeLengthTuition and program fees (US$)*
Undergraduate degree at Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, Tempe or West campuses4 years28,453–30,634 per year
Undergraduate degree at Lake Havasu campus4 years9,848 per year
ASU-USA Pathways (Fall 2019):4 months (1 semester)13,787–15,030
ASU-USA Pathways (Fall 2019):12 months (3 semesters)35,038–36,281
Intensive English program6 levels: 8 weeks each2,800 per level

Graduate program or degreeLengthTuition and program fees (US$)*
Master's in W. P. Carey School of Business (except MBA)9 or 12 months47,434–58,684 full program
Master of Global Management (Thunderbird School)12 months70,000 full program
Master’s in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
1–2 years41,640–55,540 full program
Master's in other graduate schools12–30 months (24–60 credits)from 24,318 per year
International Graduate Preparation program (before business and engineering master's degrees)10 weeks3,980

* Costs shown reflect the base tuition and program fees (if applicable) for the 2018–2019 academic year; exact rates will depend on your specific degree and study plan; additional institutional fees (e.g. student support, recreation, technology and health services) may be charged, depending on campus.

Accommodation fees

The table below shows on-campus housing prices per semester:

CampusFirst year undergraduate rate (US$)Graduate student rate (US$)
Downtown Phoenix4,620–4,9904,990
Lake Havasu2,865–3,364n/a
2018-19 rates shown are in US dollars, per semester. Exact fees vary based on your chosen housing option and meal plan.
All first year students are required to take a mealplan: costs range between $1,450 and $2,685 per semester.

Program dates

You have the flexibility to choose when you begin your ASU program. Applications are accepted for multiple start dates throughout the year:

ProgramSpring semesterSummer semesterFall semester
Bachelor's degreeJanuaryMayAugust
Master's degreeJanuary (not all programs)May (only a few programs)August
Undergraduate PathwaysJanuaryno intakeAugust
Intensive EnglishJanuary and MarchMayAugust and October
International Graduate Preparationno intakeMayno intake

View the academic calendars below for exact start and end dates.

Application deadlines

What is the deadline to apply to ASU? Select your preferred starting semester from the summary sheets below to find out:


ASU awards generous partial tuition scholarships based on academic merit. No separate application is required: all applicants are considered and you will be informed of any scholarship amount with your offer of a place at ASU.

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