Built with international students in mind, this degree preparation program lets you start earning undergraduate credits while raising your English language skills and overall academic performance to meet ASU admission requirements.
Who is ASU-USA Pathways for?
Hosted by Global Launch at Arizona State University, ASU-USA Pathways is a degree preparation program. It’s ideal for prospective undergraduate students who need to raise their academic grades and English-language skills to meet admission requirements.
What will I study?
Once enrolled in the ASU-USA Pathways program, you will take English language and academic courses while receiving extra support to prepare you for degree-level study in the USA. By successfully completing the program, you will earn transferable credits and are guaranteed admission into selected ASU bachelor’s programs.
Why choose ASU-USA Pathways?
93% of ASU-USA Pathways students progressed
to an ASU degree since the program was established
Earn your degree on time
by beginning undergraduate coursework on day one
Guaranteed admission to an ASU degree
when you successfully complete ASU-USA Pathways
Ease into US university life
by immersing yourself in American culture
Learn at your own pace
by choosing a program duration that suits you
Earn up to 26 transferrable university credits
toward your undergraduate degree
You are eligible for ASU-USA Pathways if you meet the following minimum requirements:
- TOEFL score of 55* (or equivalent)
- Any GPA (as low as 0.00 or equivalent)
*Conditional admission may be offered to applicants with lower English scores.
Excited to see what ASU-USA Pathways is all about?
Meet Ana from Colombia, a ASU-USA Pathways graduate
Introduction to ASU Global Launch
Meet ASU’s international student community
How to join ASU-USA Pathways
There are three different ways for you to become a part of the ASU-USA Pathways community. See which option is the best fit for you below.
ASU-USA Pathways 1 semester
This 1-semester Pathways program is for students with a GPA of 2.75, who want to join a Business, Global Management or Arts and Sciences track.
ASU-USA Pathways 3 semesters
This 3-semester Pathways program is for students with a GPA of 2.50, who want to join a Business, Global Management or Arts and Sciences track.
14 or 16 months
ASU-USA Earned Pathways
This 3-semester Pathways program is for students with any high school GPA, who want to join a Global Management or Arts and Sciences track only. The program includes 8 or 16 extra weeks of English language preparation.
Which degrees are available with ASU-USA Pathways?
Selected degree programs on the West campus offer guaranteed progression to students who successfully complete the Pathways program. However, all majors at ASU are available if students meet program-specific entry requirements for transfer admission when they exit ASU-USA Pathways.
What you should know about costs and qualifications
How much does it cost to join ASU-USA Pathways? Do applicants need to meet certain requirements? Download our helpful guides and start the process toward earning your US degree today.