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International Year One in General Studies

International Year One in General Studies 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 program
  • 29-35 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 85-91 credits remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 8-17 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 103-112 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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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 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 50, Password 7, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 80% in all graded classes, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
14 January 2019 10 May 2019 1 Semester
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$18,420
6 May 2019 2 August 2019 1 Semester
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$18,510

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, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 162.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
14 January 2019 2 August 2019 2 Semesters
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$32,190
13 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters
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$32,190

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, Completion of Academic English Level 2 with minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 154.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
14 January 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters
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$41,310
13 May 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters
View Term dates
$41,310

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle 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 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 50, Password 7, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 80% in all graded classes, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 20 December 2019 1 Semester
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13 January 2020 15 May 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
11 May 2020 7 August 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


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, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 162.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 15 May 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
13 January 2020 7 August 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
11 May 2020 18 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$32,833

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


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, Completion of Academic English Level 2 with minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 154.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 7 August 2020 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
13 January 2020 18 December 2020 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
11 May 2020 14 May 2021 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 50, Password 7, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 80% in all graded classes, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
14 January 2019 10 May 2019 1 Semester
View Term dates
$18,420
6 May 2019 2 August 2019 1 Semester
View Term dates
$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, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 162.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
14 January 2019 2 August 2019 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$32,190
13 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$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, Completion of Academic English Level 2 with minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 154.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
14 January 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters
View Term dates
$41,310
13 May 2019 15 May 2020 3 Semesters
View Term dates
$41,310

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 50, Password 7, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 80% in all graded classes, or IELA 176.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 20 December 2019 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
13 January 2020 15 May 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
11 May 2020 7 August 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

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, Completion of Academic English Level 3 with a minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 162.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 15 May 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
13 January 2020 7 August 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
11 May 2020 18 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$32,833

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

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, Completion of Academic English Level 2 with minimum 75% in all graded classes, or IELA 154.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma; 2.3 GPA.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 7 August 2020 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
13 January 2020 18 December 2020 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
11 May 2020 14 May 2021 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

Class size: 14
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