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Admissions requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Cronkite School as a journalism and mass communication, sports journalism or digital audiences major, entering first-year students must meet minimum university requirements. Eligible students are directly admitted to the school and do not need to submit any additional materials.

Transfer students who would like to major in journalism and mass communication or sports journalism at ASU must have at least a 3.0 transfer GPA. Transfer students can explore MyPath2ASU, a resource that provides a suite of self-service transfer tools that can help you save time and track your degree progress.

Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor’s degree program OR have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in an applicable master’s degree program. An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency. TOEFL scores must be at least 100 for the internet-based TOEFL iBT. Review other requirements from ASU’s graduate college.

To be eligible for admission to the Cronkite School as an entering first-year or transfer student, applicants must meet minimum university requirements. Eligible students are directly admitted to the school and do not need to submit any additional materials. Graduate applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor’s degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in an applicable master’s degree program.

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