Three Barrett students walking down the Barrett Downtown campus with trees and buildings in the background

Barrett Downtown

City honors: urban living and learning.

Welcome to Barrett Downtown

Barrett Honors College at the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus is a dynamic community with honors students majoring in many areas, including nursing, journalism, public policy, health sciences, pre-law, public service, music and tourism, just to name a few.

Students in these majors and many others can take advantage of all that the Downtown Phoenix area has to offer, including proximity to major news organizations, healthcare providers, performing arts, museums, research centers, government agencies and corporations.

The Downtown Phoenix campus, located in one of the fastest growing cities in America, has the second largest honors population at ASU. With the benefits of urban living in mind, students are expected to live on campus for two years in Gordon Commons and Fusion on First, residence halls with amenities including study lounges, dining halls, community kitchens and fitness centers.

Barrett Honors College’s suite in the Mercado complex has four classrooms, study space, a computer lab, a media room and faculty and professional staff offices.

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