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ASU-USA Pathways:
Admission Requirements

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Business Pathway

3-term Business Pathway

Admission into the 3-term Business Pathways degree track at the W.P. Carey School of Business requires the following:

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.5 or equivalent in your last 3 years of high school
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • If you are an applicant from a Chinese high school, and not required to take your 12th year, you must provide your high school diploma by the end of your time in the ASU-USA Pathways program.
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

Transfer students

If you are applying to the ASU-USA Pathways program and have earned college credit from any institution, you must have the following for admission into the 3-term Business Pathway.

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.5 or equivalent in the last 3 years of high school 
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • 2.5 GPA for any college coursework (12-24 credits)
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

1-term Business Pathway

Admission into the Business Pathways degree track at the W.P. Carey School of Business requires the following:

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.75 in the last 3 years of high school
  • If you are an applicant from a Chinese high school, and not required to take your 12th year, you must provide your high school diploma by the end of your time in the ASU-USA Pathways program.
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

Transfer students

If you are applying to the ASU-USA Pathways program and have earned college credit from any institution, you must have the following for admission into the 1-term Business Pathway.

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.75 or equivalent in the last 3 years of high school 
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • 2.75 GPA for any college coursework (12-24 credits)
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

Global Management

3-term Global Management Pathway

Admission into the 3-term Global Management Pathways degree track at the Thunderbird School of Global Management requires the following:

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.5 or equivalent in your last 3 years of high school
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • If you are an applicant from a Chinese high school, and are not required to take your 12th year, you must provide your high school diploma by the end of your time in the ASU-USA Pathways program.
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

Transfer students

If you are applying to the ASU-USA Pathways program and have earned college credit from any institution, you must have the following for admission into the 3-term Global Management Pathway.

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.5 or equivalent in the last 3 years of high school 
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • 2.5 GPA for any college coursework (12-24 credits)
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

1-term Global Management Pathway

Admission into the Global Management Pathways degree track at the Thunderbird School of Global Management requires the following:

Academic requirement
 
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.75 in the last 3 years of high school with no math competency deficiency
  • If you are an applicant from a Chinese high school, and are not required to take your 12th year, you must provide your high school diploma by the end of your time in the ASU-USA Pathways program.
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

Transfer students

If you are applying to the ASU-USA Pathways program and have earned college credit from any institution, you must have the following for admission into the 1-term Global Management Pathway.

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.75 or equivalent in the last 3 years of high school 
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • 2.5 GPA for any college coursework (12-24 credits)
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

Arts & Sciences Pathway

 

3-term Arts and Sciences Pathway

Admission into the 3-term Arts and Sciences Pathways degree track at the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences requires the following:

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.5 or equivalent in your last 3 years of high school
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • If you are an applicant from a Chinese high school, and are not required to take your 12th year, you must provide your high school diploma by the end of your time in the ASU-USA Pathways program.
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermedia

Transfer students

If you are applying to the ASU-USA Pathways program and have earned college credit from any institution, you must have the following for admission into the 3-term Arts and Sciences Pathway.

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.5 or equivalent in the last 3 years of high school 
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • 2.5 GPA for any college coursework (12-24 credits)
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

1-term Arts and Sciences Pathway

Admission into the 1-term Arts and Sciences Pathways degree track at the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences requires the following:

Academic requirement
 
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.75 in the last 3 years of high school with no math competency deficiency
  • If you are an applicant from a Chinese high school, and are not required to take your 12th year, you must provide your high school diploma by the end of your time in the ASU-USA Pathways program.
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

Transfer students

If you are applying to the ASU-USA Pathways program and have earned college credit from any institution, you must have the following for admission into the 1-term Arts and Sciences Pathway.

Academic requirement
English proficiency requirement
(Choose one)
  • GPA of 2.75 or equivalent in the last 3 years of high school 
  • High school diploma OR GED (each section of GED must have a minimum score of 155)
  • 2.5 GPA for any college coursework (12-24 credits)
  • TOEFL/KiBT 55 (or equivalent)
  • Completion of Global Launch's Intermediate 2 level with a grade of B (84%) or better
  • Completion of KIE Higher Intermediate

3-Term Extended Pathways Program 

This program is limited to Thunderbird or Arts and Sciences tracks only.

  • Minimum GPA of 2.0-2.49 or equivalent in the last 3 years of high school. 

  • Academic Standard:

    •  Requires a demonstration of a student’s academic ability through successful completion of a minimum of 1 session in Global Launch’s intensive English program.

      • Successful completion is passing grades (C or higher) in all current level IEP classes. 

      •  If you don’t have a qualifying English proficiency score, you will need to meet the additional English proficiency requirements below.

AND

  • Proof of English proficiency:

    • Grades of at least B (84%) in all Intermediate 2 classes or passing grades (C or higher) in all Advanced 1 classes.

OR 

A minimum 55 iBT TOEFL score or equivalent plus passing grades in all current level IEP classes.