Programs at University of South Florida

Programs

INTO University of South Florida programs

Direct entry to University of South Florida

  • Do you have a TOEFL score of 79+ OR IELTS score of 6.5+?
  • Do you have a GPA of 3.0/4.0?
  • Have you taken the SAT/GRE/GMAT?

If you meet these criteria, you may apply directly to USF. If you do not meet these criteria, we encourage you to apply to our Pathway and English language programs:

Pathway and English language programs

INTO USF's Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway programs are ideal for international students who need additional English language and academic preparation before continuing to a degree program at a US university. INTO USF's English language programs are for students who want to become confident English speakers by studying at a US university. Select a program below to learn more:

Undergraduate Pathway Programs

Undergraduate Pathway in Business

Leads to one of many Bachelor’s degrees in the Muma College of Business including Accounting, Advertising, Business Analytics and Information Systems, Finance, General Business Administration, Global Business, Management or Marketing from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 1-3 semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: $13,800 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,00 (2-Semester Pathway)
2017-18: $14,080 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,480 (2-Semester Pathway), $32,190 (3-Semester Pathway)
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: High school diploma with equivalent of 2.5+ GPA
English language:
3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Test Level 5
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Computer Science/Computer Engineering

Leads to Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 1-3 semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: $13,800 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,00 (2-Semester Pathway)
2017-18: $14,080 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,480 (2-Semester Pathway), $32,190 (3-Semester Pathway)
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: High school diploma with equivalent of 2.5+ GPA
English language:
3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Test Level 5
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Education

Leads to one of the many bachelor's degree programs in the College of Education from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 1-3 semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: $13,800 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,00 (2-Semester Pathway)
2017-18: $14,080 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,480 (2-Semester Pathway), $32,190 (3-Semester Pathway)
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: High school diploma with equivalent of 2.5+ GPA
English language: 3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Test Level 5
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering

Leads to one of the many Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 1-3 semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: $13,800 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,00 (2-Semester Pathway)
2017-18: $14,080 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,480 (2-Semester Pathway), $32,190 (3-Semester Pathway)
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: High school diploma with equivalent of 2.5+ GPA
English language:
3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Test Level 5
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Liberal Arts

Leads to one of the many Bachelor’s degree programs in the colleges of Arts & Sciences and Behavioral & Community Sciences from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 1-3 semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: $13,800 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,00 (2-Semester Pathway)
2017-18: $14,080 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,480 (2-Semester Pathway), $32,190 (3-Semester Pathway)
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age, but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: High school diploma with equivalent of 2.5+ GPA
English language: 3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Test Level 5
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Natural and Health Sciences

Leads to one of the many Bachelor’s degrees in Science including Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Biology, Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Science and Policy, Geology, Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Physics or Statistics from the University of South Florida.

2016-17: $13,800 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,00 (2-Semester Pathway)
2017-18: $14,080 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,480 (2-Semester Pathway), $32,190 (3-Semester Pathway)
Key course facts
Course length: 1-3 semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees:
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: High school diploma with equivalent of 2.5+ GPA
English language:  3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Test Level 5
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Visual and Performing Arts

Leads to one of the many Bachelor’s degree programs in Art History, Studio Art, Acoustic and Electrical, Jazz Studies, Music Composition, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Studies, Dance Performance, Dance Studies, Theatre Arts, Theatre Design or Theatre Performance from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 1-3 semesters
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: $13,800 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,00 (2-Semester Pathway)
2017-18: $14,080 (1-Semester Pathway), $24,480 (2-Semester Pathway), $32,190 (3-Semester Pathway)
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: High school diploma with equivalent of 2.5+ GPA
English language: 3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores), PTEA 41+ or Password Test Level 5
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 60-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0, PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 4 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway Programs

College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Pathway in Biology

Leads to a Master of Science in Biology from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Biology, Medicine) with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Economics

For international students interested in the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services, the Graduate Pathway in Economics leads to a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA; completion of prerequisite courses with a final grade of B or better
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Liberal Arts (American Studies, Film Studies, Humanities)

Leads to a Master of Liberal Arts in American Studies, Film Studies or Humanities from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in relevant humanistic field such as Humanities, English, History, Art History, or American Studies with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Geology

Address major questions surrounding our environment and natural resources with a Professional Science Master in Geology from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Geology, Environmental Science or Geoscience with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in History

Leads to a Master of Arts in History from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in History with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Mass Communications

Leads to a Master of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Mass Communications or a similar field with 2.75 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 70-78, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 48-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Mathematics

Leads to a Master of Arts in Mathematics from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Mathematical Sciences with 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Microbiology

The Graduate Pathway in Microbiology leads to a Master of Science in Microbiology from the University of South Florida and is ideal for those interested in learning about bacteria, viruses and fungi, and the infections they cause.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic 4-year undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Medicine) with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Physics

Leads to a Master of Science in Physics from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Physics or related field (Chemistry, Mathematics) with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Political Science

Leads to a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Social Sciences or Humanities with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Statistics

Leads to a Master of Arts in Statistics from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Statistics (preferred), Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Engineering or Business with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Urban and Regional Planning

Leads to Master of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Muma College of Business

Graduate Pathway in Business Administration (MBA)

Leads to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA and 2 years of full-time professional work experience
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Business Analytics and Information Systems

Leads to a Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information Systems from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.75 GPA and 2 years of professional work experience
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies

Leads to a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Finance

Leads to a Master of Science in Finance from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Management

Leads to a Master of Science in Management from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Marketing

Leads to a Master of Science in Marketing from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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College of Education

Graduate Pathway in Adult Education

Leads to a Master of Arts in Adult Education from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Exercise Science

Leads to a Master of Science in Exercise Science from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2-Semester Pathway: from $29,590
1-Semester Pathway: from $17,015
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Physical Education or Exercise Science with a 2.5 GPA*

*or any 4-year undergraduate degree that includes the following courses: Anatomy/Physiology (6 credit hours), Nutrition (3 credit hours), Kinesiology/Biomechanics (3 credit hours), Exercise Physiology (3 credit hours)
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Instructional Technology

Leads to a Master of Education in C&I: Instructional Technology from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Education or related field with a 2.5 GPA and 2 years professional/educational experience
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in TESOL

Leads to a Master of Education in C&I: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Education or related field with a 2.5 GPA and 2 years professional/educational experience
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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College of Engineering

Graduate Pathway in Biomedical Engineering

Leads to a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Engineering with a 2.5 GPA
English language: Standard: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Chemical Engineering

Leads to a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering or similar field with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Civil or Environmental Engineering

Leads to a Master of Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or similar field with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Leads to a Master of Science in Computer Science or Computer Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mathematics with a 2.5 GPA; Formal courses in Computer Architecture, Operating Systems and Theory of Algorithms with grades B or better; Programming proficiency in at least one high level programming language such as C, Java and/or C++ with formal courses and grades B or better
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Electrical Engineering

Leads to a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in electrical and computer discipline topics with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+;

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Engineering Management

Leads to a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Engineering with a 2.5 GPA, a letter of recommendation, résumé and 2 years of work experience in Engineering or Management
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Industrial Engineering

Leads to a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August 
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Engineering with a 2.5 GPA and must have taken probability/statistics course(s) in undergraduate program, with passing grades
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Information Technology

Leads to a Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems or closely related field with a 2.5 GPA and students are expected to have taken formal courses in Programming Concepts, Object-Oriented Programming, Program Design, Data Structures and Algorithms, Software Engineering, and Database Systems with a C minimum.
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Materials Science and Engineering

Leads to a Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, Civil, Materials Science, Ceramic, Metallurgy, Manufacturing, Polymer and related disciplines) or Natural Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) with a 2.5 GPA 
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Mechanical Engineering

Leads to the Master in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering with select Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering coursework with a 2.5 GPA
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Patel College of Global Sustainability

Graduate Pathway in Global Sustainability

Leads to a Master of Arts in Global Sustainability from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA
English language:
2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements?We also offer an Academic English course.

 

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College of the Arts

Graduate Pathway in Architecture

Leads to a Master of Architecture from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Architecture (pre-professional) with a 2.5 GPA and portfolio of creative work due by February 1
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Music

Enrich the lives of others through the power of music with a Master of Music from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Music with a 2.5 GPA and audition or portfolio
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Studio Art

Leads to a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree with a 2.5 GPA and portfolio of creative work due by January 15
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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Graduate Pathway in Urban and Community Design

Leads to Master of Urban and Community Design from the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 semesters or 1 semester
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: 2-Semester Pathway from $29,590; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,015
2017-18: 2-Semester Pathway from $30,180; 1-Semester Pathway from $17,360
Entry requirements
Age: No minimum age but must have proof of high school graduation
Academic: 4-year undergraduate degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design with a 2.5 GPA and a portfolio of creative work
English language: 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6
1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL iBT 79+, IELTS 6.5+, PTEA 53+

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

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English Language Programs

Academic English

Academic English is designed for students who do not meet the English language entry requirements for an Undergraduate or Graduate Pathway. Upon successful completion of Academic English, students may progress to an INTO USF Pathway program or apply directly to the University of South Florida.

Key course facts
Course length: Minimum enrollment of one semester (12 or 14 weeks)
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $6,950
2017-18: from $$7,160
Entry requirements
Age: None
Academic: High School Diploma
English: None, student will be assessed and placed upon arrival 

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Study Abroad with English

Study Abroad with English gives students a chance to earn college credits in their field of interest without having to enroll in a long-term degree program. The program can be customized for different levels of English and for specific academic interests.

Key course facts
Course length: 4 or 9 months
Start dates: January, May, August
Fees: 2016-17: from $18,730
2017-18: from $19,400
Entry requirements
Age: None
Academic: This program is open to international students who have studied at a university or college for at least one year and have maintained a 2.5+ GPA or high school diploma with a 2.5+ GPA
English language: Part 1 – Academic English: Any English Language level below 60+ TOEFL iBT. Students will be tested when they arrive, and it could take more than one semester to reach Part 2.
Part 2 – Academic Study 1: The minimum English language entry requirement to begin taking Academic Study 1 with undergraduate credit courses is 60+ TOEFL iBT or completion of Academic English Level 4.
Part 3 – Academic Study 2: The minimum English language entry requirement to begin taking Academic Study 2 with undergraduate credit courses is 70+ TOEFL iBT or completion of Academic English Level 5.

Don't meet the entry requirements? See our Academic English course.

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University Summer Experience

University Summer Experience is for international students ages 14-18 who want to practice and build confidence in their English language speaking skills. Additional features include educational field trips and chaperoned weekend activities.

Key course facts
Course length: 2 or 4 weeks
Start dates: June, July
Fees: from $2,750
Entry requirements
Age: 14-18 years old and must be age 14 by June 1 of the participating year.
Academic: Participants must be able to speak and listen to English at an intermediate level, must have a valid passport and must complete and submit all supplemental forms before payment
Visa requirement:  Participants will be on a B-1 visitor visa or visa waiver 

Don't meet the entry requirements? See our Academic English course.

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Cost estimates

For I-20 purposes, all international students must submit an Affidavit of Support, which is part of the application process. Students must show sufficient funds to cover expenses for one academic year. These numbers are based on estimated costs of attendance and are subject to change.

2016-17 Academic Year

Cost Description Tuition & Fees Housing & Meals Books Health Insurance Other Total
Undergraduate 2-Semester Pathway $24,000 $10,600 $1,000 $2,340 $4,100 $42,040
Graduate 2-Semester Pathway  $29,590 $10,600 $1,000 $2,340 $4,100 $47,630
Academic English
(2 semesters)
$13,900 $10,600 $500 $1,755 $4,100 $30,855
Academic English
(1 semester)
 
$6,950 $5,300 $250 $975 $2,050 $15,525 
General English
(4 weeks)
 
$1,980 $1,700 $150 $390 $500  $4,720

2017-18 Academic Year

Cost Description Tuition & Fees Housing & Meals Books  Health Insurance Other Total
Undergraduate 2-Semester Pathway $24,480 $11,600 $1,100 $2,400 $4,100 $43,580
Undergraduate 1-Semester Pathway  $14,080 $5,800 $550 $1,000 $2,050 $23,430
Graduate 2-Semester Pathway  $30,180 $11,600 $1,100 $2,400 $4,100 $49,280
Graduate 1-Semester Pathway  $17,360 $5,800 $550 $1,000 $2,050 $26,710
Academic English (1 semester) $7,160 $5,800 $350 $1,000 $2,050 $16,360
Academic English (2 semesters)  $14,320 $11,600 $700 $1,800  $4,100    $32,520 
Academic English (3 semesters)   $21,480 $18,050 $1,050 $2,400  $6,150    $49,130   
Study Abroad with English (Part 1 & 2)   $19,400 $11,600 $1,100 $2,000  $4,100 $38,100 
Study Abroad with English (Part 2 & 3)    $24,480 $11,600 $1,100 $2,000  $4,100    $43,180 
Study Abroad with English (Part 2 or 3)    $12,240 $5,800 $550 $1,000  $2,050    $21,590

If there is more than one financial sponsor, each sponsor must complete an Affidavit of Support indicating a specific dollar amount of annual support.

Students cannot confirm their place or receive an I-20 until required financial documents are on file.


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