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ASU Prep Digital: online during high school

Experience a US. education and prepare for university admission from anywhere in the world. As an accredited high school, ASU Prep Digital offers international students the opportunity to study a full-time US high school diploma remotely. Alternatively, you can enroll part-time in individual high school or university courses for credit.

All courses are taught completely online, making it a fully flexible option — you can work where you want, on your own schedule, using adaptive learning technology.

Earn a US high school diploma

from the convenience of home

200+ undergraduate courses

available for concurrent high school and university credit

Comprehensive support

including a personal Learning Success Coach for mentoring and advising on workload

Why study a US high school diploma with ASU Prep Digital?

  • Learn from anywhere, at your own pace

    ASU Prep Digital courses use a combination of asynchronous learning, completed on your own time, and weekly live synchronous sessions with your teacher and classmates. You’ll have real-time lessons, engage in discussion posts and collaborate on projects as part of your coursework.

    You can progress to the next level when you’re ready, without being held back by your age or current school year.

  • Join a global community

    There are many opportunities to meet other students and make friends from all over the world through Prep Digital. In addition to your classes, you can join a variety of online clubs and organizations and even participate in student government.

  • Comprehensive learning support

    You’ll be assigned your own Learning Success Coach (LSC) to help you plan your schedule and manage your workload. You can also turn to your LSC for mentoring or support in any area. When you’re ready to think about the future, they’ll help you with setting achievable goals for college and your career.

    Your teachers will also keep in contact with you via video chats, calls, text messages and emails, and will carefully monitor your progress to make sure you’re staying on track.

  • Earn university credits

    ASU Prep Digital students can enroll in up to 2 ASU courses per semester, at no additional cost. These online courses award concurrent high school and university credits, so you can accrue transferable undergraduate credits as you work toward your high school diploma.

    If you don’t want to commit to a full-time diploma, you can enroll in individual courses through ASU Prep Digital and earn undergraduate credits. Part-time study while you are in high school will give you an accelerated path toward university admission and careers of the future.

  • Option to earn a dual high school diploma

    You can choose to enroll in a dual diploma program through ASU Prep Digital, where you will earn a US high school diploma alongside your local secondary school qualification. You’ll also be eligible to take online courses for university credit.

  • A straight path to university admission

    If you successfully graduate from the ASU Prep Digital full-time program with an average 3.0 GPA, you will meet the requirements for admission to Arizona State University, as well as other public universities in the state of Arizona. You can also choose to apply to other universities in the USA.

Program and course details

Here are key facts about ASU Prep Digital study options, including costs and dates.

Study optionFull-time US high school diplomaDual high school diplomaPart-time university courses
Locationprogram is entirely online so you can complete it from homeUS high school diploma program is entirely online so you can complete it from home

for the dual diploma, you'll also continue to attend your local secondary school
courses are entirely online so you can complete them from home
Start datesFall, Spring and Summer, with multiple start dates per semester Fall, Spring and Summer, with multiple start dates per semester some courses are self-paced; most have 2 start dates per semester
Who is it for?high school students from Year 9 onwardhigh school students from Year 9 onwardhigh school students from Year 9 onward
Study timetypically 6 (0.5 credit) courses per semester and approximately 30 hours per week engaged in study

standard course length is 16–18 weeks
you will complete at least 12 (0.5 credit) courses in total

standard course length is 16–18 weeks
you can take 1 or 2 courses per semester, and can expect to spend up to 18 hours a week engaged in study
Graduation requirementsto qualify for the diploma, you must complete 24 high school credits, including 4 years of English and mathematics, 3 years of lab sciences and social sciences, 2 years of foreign language and 1 year of fine arts and other electivesto qualify for a US high school diploma in addition to your local secondary qualification, you must complete at least 12 (0.5 credit) courses through ASU Prep DigitalN/A
Tuition costtypically $9,000 per year

students are charged tuition of $750 per 0.5 credit course
$9,000 for entire program

students are charged tuition of $750 per 0.5 credit course
up to $1,000 per 3-credit course
Minimum English scoreyou need an adequate level to fully participate in English-taught courses. To take university courses, students should have TOEFL 61, though some courses may require higher scoresyou need an adequate level to fully participate in English-taught courses. To take university courses, students should have TOEFL 61, though some courses may require higher scoresTOEFL 61 or equivalent
Required documents for admissiononline application form online application form online application form plus a Letter of Recommendation from your school stating that you are academically ready to take college courses

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