Arizona State University - New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Why you should consider this program

A liberal arts education from New College means that students will get the best of both a small-college experience—with its close personal relationships—with its cutting-edge research faculty. ASU’s New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is nationally unique by working across old disciplinary boundaries, the faculty produce innovative research, not just report on it. Students participate in this fascinating journey which provides extraordinary opportunities for growth and exciting ways to shape their future.

The New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences is rooted in an intellectual curiosity to understand the world around you and personal transformation. Through the graduate programs students will pursue specializations as diverse as their goals and interests.

Peace Corps Fellows are given the opportunity to identify their own internships as long as they comply with the meeting the needs of an underserved American community. The final approvals of all New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Coverdell Fellows internships is made by the college.

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Benefits for Coverdell Fellows

Tuition/fees for Complete Program Value of Coverdell Fellowship Net cost *
In state $ 23,552 $ 10,000 $ 13,552
Out of state $ 43,656 $ 10,000 $ 33,656
* Net cost is equal to tuition/fees minus fellowship value. For some universities, the fellowship value includes non-tuition/fee benefits such as health insurance or housing—see the first point below for more details.

Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from

$5,000 scholarship per year

Fellowships awarded per year (average)


Annual cost of living (estimated)

$ 19,050

Application fee waived?



The Fellows internship will require serving 300 hours per year in an underserved American community within the Phoenix Metropolitan-area. Fellows are expected to find their own internship; however, the Schools reserve the right to determine if the internship meets the Coverdell Fellowship requirements and, if not, may suggest an alternative internship. 

Jobs for program alumni

The graduate programs in New College provide a unique and stimulating educational experience in a supportive environment, with state-of-the-art facilities and a beautiful campus setting. Our talented faculty are committed to attaining excellence in their work and to guiding you in your academic and career endeavors.

Graduates are prepared for careers in fields across the corporate, educational, and nonprofit sectors; or anywhere that excellent communication and critical thinking skills are highly valued.

Other details

Program length

2 years

Application requirements

For more information about the Admissions Requirements for graduate programs in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences please visit our Admissions website.

Admissions process

For more information about the Admissions Process for graduate programs in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences can be found at our Admissions website. For more information about the Coverdell Fellows Admissions Process, please visit Coverdell website

Program begins


Year Coverdell Fellows partnership started



Arthur Morales, Admissions Specialist

Arizona State University
PO Box 37100
Phoenix, AZ 85069-7100