Welcome to Barrett, The Honors College

Four Unique Honors Experiences, One College

Barrett students have the unique advantage of experiencing a small, intellectually and socially vibrant environment while having access to the vast resources of the major research university at ASU. Barrett students  simultaneously benefit from being with others of the same intellectual preparation and commitment and enjoy the advantages of a university environment actively engaged in exploring all areas of human interest and concern.

All students who enter ASU through Barrett, The Honors College also enroll in a disciplinary college and pursue one or more of the 275+ available disciplinary majors and concentrations. Their education is the result of the integration of all colleges at ASU, including Barrett, that cultivate the talents and interests of Barrett students and endeavor to meet their changing needs as they develop academically and socially.


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Recent News

Ted Humphrey

Ted Humphrey considers himself a lucky man. “I am among the most fortunate of people. I have been able to spend the majority of my time at ASU doing what I love,” he said. Humphrey came to ASU in 1966, just eight years after the institution received state university status. He chaired ASU’s Philosophy Department […]

Samip Mallick, SAADA co-founder and executive director

A postcard for a “A Night in India,” an Indian-American banquet in Phoenix, Ariz. in 1951, showed the cost to attend was only $1.50. The event, organized by the Self-Realization Fellowship and Indian Communities of Phoenix and Casa Grande, took place at the Phoenix Women’s Club on Dec. 8, 1951. A group of students from […]


Upcoming Events

Oct 28, 2014 5:00 pm
Drescher Lecture

The Sol and Esther Drescher Fund sponsors research for Barrett Faculty fellows. Come hear from Dr. Brian and Dr. Brian on their latest research findings.

Oct 30, 2014 5:00 pm
Barrett Alumni Reunion

Barrett looks forward to welcoming all honors alumni back to the Tempe campus on Thursday, October 30 for the college’s alumni reunion.