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International Year One in General Studies

International Year One in General Studies will prepare you to enter the second year of one of OSU's many undergraduate degree programs.

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

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 - 4 Terms (2 - 12 months)
Start dates: January, March, June, September, December
Fees: From $11,845
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; Minimum 3.0 GPA.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 50 or equivalent
Course options:
  • 3-Term Pathway
  • 4-Term Pathway

Your course options

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The International Year One 3-Term Pathway covers the first 1.5 years of your undergraduate education. It is designed for students who need a more intensive level of English language programs.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6 or Completion of Academic English Level 4. Students with English scores equal to or higher than TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 8 or PTEA 48 or Password overall level 7 or completion of AE Level 5 will be automatically enrolled in an Advanced Pathway program with fewer English language classes and more academic classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; Minimum 2.5 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
27 March 2018 7 December 2018 3 Terms $29,988
19 June 2018 22 March 2019 3 Terms $29,988
13 September 2018 14 June 2019 3 Terms $30,900
2 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms $30,900
26 March 2019 13 December 2019 3 Terms $30,900

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 17

This International Year One 3-Term Pathway covers the first two years of your undergraduate education. It 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 41, Password 5 or Completion of Academic English Level 3.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; Minimum 2.5 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
27 March 2018 22 March 2019 4 Terms $36,630
19 June 2018 14 June 2019 4 Terms $36,630
13 September 2018 6 September 2019 4 Terms $37,380
2 January 2019 13 December 2019 4 Terms $37,380
26 March 2019 20 March 2020 4 Terms $37,380

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 17

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6 or Completion of Academic English Level 4. Students with English scores equal to or higher than TOEFL iBT 70 or IELTS 8 or PTEA 48 or Password overall level 7 or completion of AE Level 5 will be automatically enrolled in an Advanced Pathway program with fewer English language classes and more academic classes.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; Minimum 2.5 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
27 March 2018 7 December 2018 3 Terms $29,988
19 June 2018 22 March 2019 3 Terms $29,988
13 September 2018 14 June 2019 3 Terms $30,900
2 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms $30,900
26 March 2019 13 December 2019 3 Terms $30,900

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 17

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41, Password 5 or Completion of Academic English Level 3.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; Minimum 2.5 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
2 January 2019 13 December 2019 4 Terms $37,380
18 June 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms $37,380
27 March 2018 22 March 2019 4 Terms $36,630
19 June 2018 14 June 2019 4 Terms $36,630
13 September 2018 6 September 2019 4 Terms $37,380

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 17
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