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Tuition and paying for college

ASU has many financial aid options available.

Thousands of dollars in scholarships and fellowships are awarded to Herberger Institute students annually. Money generated for these scholarships and fellowships come from the generous donations of our alumni and friends.


Explore the scholarship opportunities in The Design School.

Sonoran Studio Foundation Scholarship


Award amount: Varies

The Sonoran Studio Foundation Scholarship is intended to promote the benefits and educational values of diversity in the student body within the Design School. This scholarship provides financial assistance to a NOMAS ASU or NOMAarizona student…

Who is eligible?

  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Graduate

Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP)

Graduate students: find out if you qualify for in-state tuition

Are you are an out-of state student admitted to a Design School Graduate Degree program? You could qualify for in-state tuition! WRGP is coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission of Higher Education (WICHE) and provides a reduction in non-resident graduate tuition.

Students who are from the following states are eligible to apply for in-state (Arizona resident) tuition rates through the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP): Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Learn more about the WRGP Program here.

To be considered for the resident tuition, you are not required to demonstrate financial need. 

Please fill out the WRGP Application Form and all supporting documentation by the following deadlines:

Fall Semester – June 1
Spring Semester – Nov. 1
Summer Semester – April 1

Complete the WRGP Application Form here

Complete the WRGP application form

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Investigate other ways to support your academic and creative endeavors.

There are a variety of ways to access funding for your education through ASU, local organizations and other opportunities.