Earn a bachelor’s degree from ASU in Washington, D.C.

ASU Barbara Barrett and Sandra Day O'Connor Washington Center | 1800 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006

Arizona State University is inviting you to earn your bachelor’s degree near your home in Washington, D.C. at the Barbara Barrett and Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center. ASU Local is a flexible and personalized college program that helps you meet your academic, personal and professional goals. We bring ASU’s top-ranked yet affordable undergraduate degree programs to you in Washington, D.C.

Why earn your bachelor’s degree with ASU Local


160 degrees with the flexibility to complete coursework exclusively online.


In-person, individualized support through success and career coaching in a tight-knit community.


Affordable degrees to set you up for academic, personal and professional success.


ASU Local helps Washington, D.C. students succeed

ASU Local is bringing the highest quality bachelor’s degrees to students in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with CityWorks DC, a nonprofit incubator that advances equity-centered innovations in education. The collaboration aims to dramatically improve early career outcomes for young people in Washington, D.C., by providing a high-quality, personalized academic education. Simultaneously, ASU Local prepares you for success on professional pathways with access to career support and a network of 16,000+ ASU alumni in the area.

The ASU Local experience guides you every step of the way through your bachelor’s degree. You’ll attend classes flexibly through ASU’s digital learning platforms while meeting in person twice a week for one-on-one success coaching, workshops on career and college success training, and quality time with your cohort to build lifelong friendships. This personalized approach empowers degree completion so you can excel in careers of the future.


A university center near you in Washington, D.C.

ASU Local is located at the 31,500-square-foot ASU Barbara Barrett and Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center. The center opened in 2018 and continues to bolster ASU’s over 15 years of presence in the nation’s capital. It’s a vibrant space that hosts classes, workshops, internships and receptions, bringing ASU students face-to-face with Washington, D.C., insiders.

The space immerses you in our community of students, coaches and success staff for connection and support. At the same time, you interact with other students and staff members from various ASU academic programs and global initiatives located at the center. These include the McCain Institute for International Leadership, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes.

The ASU Local space is designed to promote student success. Here’s how:

  • Convenient location between the Farragut North and Farragut West metro stations.
  • Encourages small group interactions and study sessions.
  • Offers one-on-one spaces for students and success coaches.
  • Provides plenty of room for solo study sessions.

Admission requirements

Our team will walk you through our student admission requirements to make the path to earning your bachelor’s degree from ASU as clear as possible. Check off the list of requirements to join our close-knit community where you’ll prepare to thrive, grow and give back.

ASU Local makes your bachelor’s degree experience rigorous yet cost-effective

ASU Local annual tuition and fees differ depending on your program and whether you are in or out of state. For eligible students, the ASU Local Scholarship covers 20% of your yearly tuition and costs. In addition, our team will help you through the financial aid process and ensure ASU Local is affordable for your specific situation. 

Financial aid graphic showing that the total annual cost after applying scholarships and Pell Grant can be between $2-$7K

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