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Undergraduate admissions

Thank you for your interest in College of Global Futures undergraduate academic programs. There are a number of exciting future-focused programs for you to choose from. Our college welcomes and values the diversity and life experiences of many types of students. We are here to answer any questions you have about the programs and application process. 

Incoming first-year students

If you are currently in high school, you are considered a first-year student (even if you have earned college-level credits, such as CLEP, AP, IB, and other types of credit). If you have completed up to 11 transferable college credits post-high school, you are also considered a first-year student. If you have completed 12 or more transferable college credits after high school, please see the transfer requirements below. First-year College of Global Futures students are required to meet general university admission requirements. If you are an international student, please review information about applying to ASU as a first-year international student

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Transfer students

If you have completed 12 or more transferable college credits post-high school, use the chart below to determine the admission criteria for the program you are interested in. 

Design a customized transfer experience with MyPath2ASU™

ASU is committed to helping students thrive by offering tools that allow personalization of the transfer path to ASU. Students may use MyPath2ASU™ to outline a list of recommended courses to take prior to transfer.

ASU has transfer partnerships in Arizona and across the country to create a simplified transfer experience for students. These pathway programs include exclusive benefits, tools and resources, and help students save time and money in their college journey.

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MajorTransfer admission criteria
BA in innovation in society
BS in innovation in society
ASU general university transfer admission requirements
Additional requirements for international transfer students
BA in sustainability
BS in sustainability
BS in sustainable food systems
The School of Sustainability has higher criteria than the ASU general university transfer admission requirements. Transfer students are required to have a cumulative transfer GPA of 3.00 or higher. Applications with 2.75 – 2.99 cumulative transfer GPAs are reviewed on an individual basis.

Additional requirements for international transfer students

Barrett, The Honors College

Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University is a selective, residential college that recruits academically outstanding undergraduates across the nation. In addition to applying for a College of Global Futures program, you can also apply to the honors program as a first-year student, transfer student , or current student.

Learn more about applying to be in the honors program

Undergraduate readmission

If you are seeking reinstatement after disqualification or readmission after an absence from the university, you should contact the College of Global Futures Student Services Center regarding procedures and personalized guidance for returning to good standing. When reinstatement includes readmission, your application must be made through the ASU readmission process. You are eligible for readmission into the College of Global Futures once you complete one of the following:

  • Raise your ASU cumulative GPA to good academic standing (2.00) by taking ASU summer session courses, OR
  • Complete 24 or more transferable credit hours at a community college or university with no grades less than “C” and a GPA of 3.00 or greater. Note: Courses in which you failed or received a grade of “D” at ASU should not be repeated at another institution due to ASU grade replacement policies.