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Arizona State University at Lake Havasu for International Students

Overview of a Bachelor’s Degree at Arizona State University for International Students

This is part of our series profiling different undergraduate and graduate degree programs and schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile Arizona State University at Lake Havasu.

Located in sunny, adventurous Lake Havasu, Arizona, Arizona State University at Lake Havasu is an excellent option for international students studying abroad in the United States looking to receive a Bachelor’s degree. The ASU at Lake Havasu focuses on innovation and giving its students a more holistic view of the world. Ultimately, they wish for their students to help create and maintain a sustainable culture for the Earth.


ASU at Lake Havasu offers a wide variety of programs that would potentially appeal to international students. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Biology,
  • Biology (Environmental Science),
  • Environmental Science,
  • Health Education and Health Promotion,
  • Organizational Leadership,
  • Political Science.

Please keep in mind that these are not the only degrees offered that would appeal to international students. Visit the link provide above for a full list of programs and degrees offered to international students.

Capstone Requirement 

Each degree program requires its seniors to complete what is known as a “capstone experience”. This is an experience that engages you with and within the community to gain real world experience. For international students looking to become difference makers in the world, this could definitely be an attractive aspect to ASU at Lake Havasu. Also, keep in mind that Arizona State University, the parent school of ASU at Lake Havasu, is currently the #1 ranked school in the United States for innovation.

Application Requirements 

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Like all United States colleges and higher education programs, ASU at Lake Havasu has an application that international students need to complete in order to be considered for acceptance. There are a number of different requirements that need to be fulfilled. These requirements include:

  • A 3.00 or better GPA average on a 4.00 scale. Please note that some programs may have higher admission requirements.
  • Completion of the IELTS or TOEFL with at least the minimum scores of TOEFL iBT 61 of a 6.0 IELTS.
  • Application fee of $85.
  • Official transcripts from any secondary school, college, university, and/or technical school that you have ever attended. These must include the courses you have taken, grades you received, and any certificates or degrees received. If they are not in English, a certified translation is required.
  • ACT and/or SAT scores.
  • Completion of the online application. Please note that ASU also accepts the common application, which may make more sense for international students considering sending applications to multiple schools.

As you can see, there are many application requirements for international students that need to be fulfilled in order to be considered for admission at ASU at Lake Havasu.

According to the 2017 Freshmen Profile for Arizona State, the average high school GPA was 3.53, average SAT score was 1216, and the average ACT score was 25. While these numbers are not minimum requirements, they should offer a benchmark to international students who are considering applying to ASU at Lake Havasu.


Like most United States colleges, the tuition at ASU at Lake Havasu is expensive for international students. However, according to the school, 9 in 10 students receive some sort of financial aid, and this may be in the form of international student loans for some students. According to the ASU standard cost of attendance calculator, the average cost per semester for international students is approximately $30,000.00. Keep in mind that this is not only tuition, but housing, school supplies, visa fees, etc. This is the estimated total cost of everything for international students, not only the cost of the education.

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Understanding the application requirements and admission requirements for international students can be tough, but getting an international student loan can be even tougher. In addition to admissions help, Nomad Credit is happy to help you navigate the difficult process and help you find the potential loan options available to you.

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John Romanucci

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