Shape better lives for transborder communities

If you want to make a difference in the lives of people in borderlands territory, the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University has an undergraduate degree or minor program for you. Our interdisciplinary programs spanning Chicana/o and Latina/o culture, health, economics and immigration policy will expand your knowledge of the human condition in transborder regions as you prepare for a career where you can elicit positive social change.

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ASU’s undergraduate admission criteria

The School of Transborder Studies does not have additional admission criteria apart from ASU. When you apply, you must select an undergraduate major or minor within our school and be admitted to the university. Some undergraduate admission requirements may vary based on your academic standing and applicant type. Please browse through ASU’s admission websites below for incoming freshman, transfer and international students.

Note for transfer students: If you’re currently at a community college in Maricopa, we encourage you to see an advisor about the Maricopa-ASU Pathways Program in transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o studies.

Note for current students: If you’re a current student who wants to change your major to transborder studies, please email You must be in good academic standing to make the switch.

We can’t wait for you to join our community of scholars in the School of Transborder Studies at ASU. If you have any additional questions about the application process, contact us at or 480-965-5091.