College Admissions and Graduation Policies
Regarding American Sign Language

A project by Jason E. Zinza, PhD


Institution Name
Survey Date
Contact Telephone Number
ASL Study Satisfies Admissions Requirements
Number of Years of ASL Study
ASL Satisfies Graduation Requirements
American Indian College of the Assemblies of God7/1/2016602.944.3335No language pre-requisiteN/ANoAll students must take Navajo or another Native language.
Anthem College [closed in 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Apollo College - Phoenix [see DeVry University - Phoenix]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Argosy University - Phoenix9/21/2016602.216.2600No language pre-requisiteN/AYesNo language requirement for graduation
Arizona Christian University7/7/2016602.489.5300No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Arizona State University - Tempe7/1/2016480.327.9261Yes2 yearsYes
Arizona Summit Law School [does not offer undergraduate degrees]7/1/2016602.682.6800N/AN/AN/A
Benedictine University at Mesa7/6/2016602.888.5500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brookline College - Phoenix7/6/2016855.303.8715No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brookline College - Tempe7/6/2016480.545.8755No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brookline College - Tucson7/6/2016520.748.9799No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Brown-Mackie College - Phoenix [no longer offering undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Brown-Mackie College - Tucson [no longer offering undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Phoenix9/29/2016602.331.2720No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
College America - Flagstaff7/1/2016800.622.2894No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Collins College - Phoenix [closed]N/AN/AN/AN/A
DeVry University - Glendale9/19/2016623.872.3240No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Mesa9/19/2016480.827.1511No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
DeVry University - Phoenix9/19/2016602.749.4800No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Dine College [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Dunlap-Stone University7/1/2016800.474.8013No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott7/1/2016928.777.6600N/AN/AYes
Everest College - Mesa [closed in 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Everest College - Phoenix [closed in 2015]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Grand Canyon University7/1/2016602.639.7500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
International Baptist College7/1/2016800.IBC.4858No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
ITT Technical Institute - Phoenix [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Tempe [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - Tucson [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/A
ITT Technical Institute - West Phoenix [CLOSED IN 2016]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Midwestern University - Glendale [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Northern Arizona University7/1/2016928.523.9011Yes2 yearsYes
Ottawa University - Phoenix7/1/2016602.371.1188No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Penn Foster College7/1/2016800.471.3232No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Phoenix School of Law [see Arizona Summit Law School]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Prescott College7/1/2016877.350.2100No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Southwest University of Visual Arts - Tucson7/6/2016520.325.0123No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Southwestern College [see Arizona Christian University]N/AN/AN/AN/A
Taliesin West [see Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture]N/AN/AN/AN/A
The Art Institute of Phoenix7/6/2016602.331.7500No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
The Art Institute of Tucson [closed in 2017]7/6/2016520.318.2700N/AN/AN/A
Thunderbird School of Global Management [does not offer undergraduate degrees]N/AN/AN/AN/A
University of Advancing Technology7/6/2016602.383.8228No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
University of Arizona - Tucson7/6/2016520.621.3237Yes2 yearsNoMust take a placement exam and demonstrate proficiency in ASL. Only credits from another college can fulfill the graduation requirement. High school credits will not satisfy graduation requirements.
University of Mary - Tempe7/6/2016480.290.7047No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Western International University7/6/2016866.948.4636No language pre-requisiteN/AYes
Wilkes University - Mesa7/6/2016800.WILKESUNo language pre-requisiteN/AYes

Understanding the Policies & Key Terms