The School of Earth and Space Exploration does not currently have special admission requirements. If you are accepted into ASU, you may declare one of the School of Earth and Space Exploration majors. Although there are no specific admission requirements for the school, students seeking School of Earth and Space Exploration majors must have strong science and math backgrounds.
For prospective students
For ASU admission information, please visit the ASU First-Year Student Admission website. It will guide you on the necessary materials and steps to take to apply to ASU. During this process, you will be asked to declare a major, in which case you can declare a School of Earth and Space Exploration major.
For transfer students
The process of transferring from one college to another can be time consuming depending on the amount of courses you are transferring, the nature of the courses, and the school(s) they are coming from. School of Earth and Space Exploration advisors are here to help you with a smooth transition but you need to apply and be admitted to ASU first.
To transfer to ASU, you should visit the ASU Transfer Students website for admissions information, requirements, etc.
During the application process, you will be asked to declare a major, in which case you can declare a School of Earth and Space Exploration major. After you have been officially admitted to ASU, you can make contact with a SESE advisor for help on the additional steps you will need to take. Note that advisors are unable to discuss course schedules and/or assess how your courses will ‘transfer’ to ASU until after you have been admitted to ASU and all official transcripts have been received by the Registrar. This is necessary to ensure that the advisor has the most updated information regarding the transfer coursework that can be applied toward ASU’s graduation requirements.
Want to change your major?
Any active ASU student can switch over to a School of Earth and Space Exploration major. If you are wishing to change into an School of Earth and Space Exploration degree program, please contact School of Earth and Space Exploration advising to make an appointment with an advisor and discuss the change of major.