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International Year One in Sciences

International Year One in Sciences will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Colorado State University.

Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Colorado State University. This transition from an INTO International Year One program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour degree programs
  • 26-32 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 88-94 credits remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour degree programs
  • 13-15 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 105-107 credits remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
  • Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway.
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Key facts

Course length: 1 - 3 Semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: From $18,510
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA (no lower than a C average in all Math courses).

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 50 or equivalent
Course options:
  • 1-Semester Pathway
  • 2-Semester Pathway
  • 3-Semester Pathway

Your course options

View detailed course content by selecting one of the options below:

This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway lasts six months and is designed for students who already have a higher level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, Password 7 or Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 80% in all graded classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA (no lower than a C average in all Math courses).

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 August 2018 14 December 2018 1 Semester $18,510
7 January 2019 10 May 2019 1 Semester $18,510
6 May 2019 2 August 2019 1 Semester $18,510
12 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
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6 January 2020 8 May 2020 1 Semester
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Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14

This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6 or Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA (no lower than a C average in all Math courses).

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 August 2018 10 May 2019 2 Semesters $32,190
7 January 2019 2 August 2019 2 Semesters $32,190
13 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters $32,190
12 August 2019 8 May 2020 2 Semesters
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6 January 2020 31 July 2020 2 Semesters
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Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14

This International Year One 3-Semester Pathway lasts 18 months and is designed for students who need a more intensive English-language program.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 40, Password 5 or Completion of Academic English Level 2 with minimum 75% in all graded classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA (no lower than a C average in all Math courses).

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 August 2018 13 December 2019 3 Semesters $41,310
7 January 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters $41,310
13 May 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters
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12 August 2019 11 December 2020 3 Semesters
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6 January 2020 14 May 2021 3 Semesters
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Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, Password 7 or Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 80% in all graded classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA (no lower than a C average in all Math courses).

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 August 2018 14 December 2018 1 Semester $18,510
7 January 2019 10 May 2019 1 Semester $18,510
12 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
-
6 January 2020 8 May 2020 1 Semester
-
6 May 2019 2 August 2019 1 Semester $18,510

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6 or Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA (no lower than a C average in all Math courses).

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 August 2018 10 May 2019 2 Semesters $32,190
7 January 2019 2 August 2019 2 Semesters $32,190
12 August 2019 8 May 2020 2 Semesters
-
6 January 2020 31 July 2020 2 Semesters
-
13 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters $32,190

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 40, Password 5 or Completion of Academic English Level 2 with minimum 75% in all graded classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA (no lower than a C average in all Math courses).

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
13 May 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters
-
13 August 2018 13 December 2019 3 Semesters $41,310
7 January 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters $41,310
12 August 2019 11 December 2020 3 Semesters
-
6 January 2020 14 May 2021 3 Semesters
-

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14
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