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Tuition and paying for college

ASU ranks among the top “best buy” public colleges in the USA.

Explore all your various funding options from major-specific awards to research, creativity and study abroad scholarships.

Most university scholarships are due in very early spring for the next academic year, so we recommend you start getting your application materials ready around November and December.

Get an estimate of your tuition


General timeline for financial aid applications


September Begin preparing application materials, update resumes, and contact individuals for letters of recommendation if need be.
October FAFSA opens for applications for the next academic year.
December Apply for scholarships via the ASU portal and finalize FAFSA application if need be.
January ASU FAFSA deadline for priority consideration for financial aid and grants.
The Design School scholarship applications due.

Most ASU Scholarship applications due.
School of Art scholarship applications due.

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School scholarship applications due.


Final deadline for FAFSA application.

Explore the many financial aid options.

Thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships are awarded to Herberger Institute students annually.

Investigate other ways to support your academic and creative endeavors.

There are a variety of ways to access funding for your education through ASU, local organizations and other opportunities.