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Liberal Studies

Arizona State University

48 months
31200 USD/year
28800 USD/year
10710 USD/year
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The Liberal Studies BA program offered at Arizona State University helps address student interests in a broad array of disciplines and subject matters. The liberal studies degree is transdisciplinary, providing students with a thematic approach to education.


The Liberal Studies BA program offered at Arizona State University gives students the grounding they need to use knowledge as more successful thinkers, decision-makers and leaders. The liberal studies core classes are designed to promote critical and creative thinking as students learn how to draw upon diverse disciplinary perspectives and modes of inquiry and develop analytical and communicative abilities. The classes help advance communication skills and support professional career development.

Students majoring in liberal studies have become part of an international movement in higher education. This movement has proven empowering to people who are given the flexibility to explore multiple interests or approach a particular interest from various perspectives. Students are not alone in their chosen path. In fact, this program is just one of hundreds of similar programs offered in colleges and universities across the nation.

Career Opportunities

Liberal studies graduates are prepared to enter the workforce or pursue graduate or professional studies.

Liberal studies courses prepare students for the following careers, among others. Some career options may require additional training or schooling:

  • creative writer
  • customer service representative
  • executive assistant
  • general and operations managers
  • grant writer
  • public relations personnel
  • research analyst
  • training specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cultural Diversity in the U.S. 
  • Global Awareness 
  • Historical Awareness 
  • Dimensions of Liberal Studies 
  • Humanities, Arts and Design 
  • Social-Behavioral Sciences 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the undergraduate application for admission.
  • Submit the nonrefundable application fee (Arizona residents: $50; Domestic nonresidents: $70; International nonresidents: $85).
  • Request your official transcript and examination results be sent directly from your school(s) or exam board to Admission Services.
  • Provide evidence of English language proficiency.
  • Submit your ACT or SAT scores.
  • All international students planning to attend Arizona State University will need to first apply for an I-20 in order to apply for an F-1 or J-1 student visa.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10710 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Online Arizona resident: $23,556/year
  • Online Non-Arizona resident: $28,104/year

Living costs for Mesa

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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