New College students dreaming big at West campus


Welcome to the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Experience what a liberal arts education from New College truly means

Bringing together the best of both a small-college experience – with its close personal
relationships –and a top-tier research university – with its cutting-edge research faculty –
ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences located at the beautiful West campus is nationally unique. Working across old disciplinary boundaries, our faculty produce innovative research, not just report on it. We take our students with us on this fascinating journey, which provides extraordinary opportunities for growth and exciting ways to shape your future.

Building a Better You

Building a Better You

Engage inside and outside the classroom in
creative and exciting ways, all with the goal
of helping you achieve your career goals.

Student faculty research is at the core of New College

Student and Faculty Collaboration

Our students have the opportunity to take
part in high-quality, high-impact research

New College e-magazine 2015

New College E-Magazine

Read about our award-winning faculty, student successes, spring convocation, and our outstanding alumni.

New College is the place.

At New College, you’ll encounter professors you know while crossing campus. Even better? They will know you.
Our award winning faculty are shaping their fields and our students are working right alongside them.


First-year teacher training to be boon for new faculty

It’s the first day of classes at Arizona State...

Peer mentors help New College freshmen find their feet

Editor's note: As ASU...

          Breanna Pope spent her final semester with ASU’s New College in the fall of 2014 interning at the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.


ArtSpace West: Drawing on Memory Opening

Drawing on Memory is the first solo exhibition by Arizona visual artist Eden McNutt. Inspired by his memories of his hometown of Pittsburgh, this new collection of paintings, digital prints, and videos explore the historic racial tension and segregation during the 1980’s and 90’s. The work includes impressions of the unique topography of the city, celebrating some of its unique beauty and character. The exhibit also features archival 1950’s photographs of various communities in Pittsburgh.

Adam Braun - Best Selling Author

Join West campus students, faculty, and staff as we welcome Adam Braun, author of "The Promise of a Pencil," for a keynote presentation on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the La Sala Ballrooms.  Book signing to immediately follow at 8:00 p.m.
Nationally-renowned speaker Adam Braun provides an hour-long keynote speech and Q&A, covering the themes in his book "Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change."