Admissions

Prospective Student Contact:

Our Recruitment Team in The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is here to help provide admissions guidance and support to prospective students.

Please call us at (602) 496-7827 or email us using the addresses below: 

Undergraduate

publicservice.recruitment@asu.edu 

Graduate

publicservice.gradrecruitment@asu.edu



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Six reasons to apply to ASU’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

The education

Thought leaders and professionals with a unique set of skills at the intersection of public policy, public service and community development are in great demand. The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is perfectly positioned to prepare you to enter or advance your career in the nonprofit, governmental or private sectors.

The atmosphere

At ASU’s Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, you will learn how to succeed and grow, both inside and outside the classroom. This comes from exceptional opportunities to pursue knowledge and conduct use-inspired research at the undergraduate and graduate level. It comes from a vibrant and enriching campus life that provides meaningful opportunities to get involved, make a difference and become a leader.

The students

Meet the most eclectic student body you’ll find anywhere. The Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions serves ASU’s highest percentages of minority, transfer and working students, and the largest community of first generation college students.

The faculty 

Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions provides a creative and intellectually stimulating environment where students are challenged by a committed and caring faculty of distinguished teacher-scholars with current experience in practice and connections to government, nonprofits and the private sector.

The location 

Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is accessible, offering classes and degree programs in downtown Phoenix, the 5th largest city in the United States and Arizona’s political hub, at ASU's West Campus, and in cities across the state such as Tucson, Lake Havasu and Yuma. These different regions of the state provide an ideal learning laboratory for the college’s groundbreaking work in community support, tourism, public affairs, urban planning, and civic engagement along with diverse internship, career, and research possibilities. 

The experience 

An ASU education focuses on discovery and personal growth, as well as preparing for life, work and service to society. As a student in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions, you can become involved right away in a dynamic and creative environment unlike anything you’ve experienced.