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International Year One in Business

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Business will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

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

Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 16 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 104 credit hours remaining towards degree

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 31 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 89 credit hours remaining towards 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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Your course options

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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 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176 or Password 7.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
7 January 2019 10 May 2019 1 Semester $15,500
12 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
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6 January 2020 8 May 2020 1 Semester
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17 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
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11 January 2021 7 May 2021 1 Semester
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Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week


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 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41, IELA 154 or Password 5.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
7 January 2019 13 December 2019 3 Semesters $35,060
12 August 2019 7 August 2020 3 Semesters
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6 January 2020 11 December 2020 3 Semesters
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17 August 2020 6 August 2021 3 Semesters
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11 January 2021 10 December 2021 3 Semesters
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Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week


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 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Password 6 or Completion of AE Level 4.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
7 January 2019 9 August 2019 2 Semesters $26,960
12 August 2019 8 May 2020 2 Semesters
-
6 January 2020 7 August 2020 2 Semesters
-
17 August 2020 7 May 2021 2 Semesters
-
11 January 2021 6 August 2021 2 Semesters
-

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week


How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176 or Password 7.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
7 January 2019 10 May 2019 1 Semester $15,500
12 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
-
6 January 2020 8 May 2020 1 Semester
-
17 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
-
11 January 2021 7 May 2021 1 Semester
-

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41, IELA 154 or Password 5.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
7 January 2019 13 December 2019 3 Semesters $35,060
12 August 2019 7 August 2020 3 Semesters
-
6 January 2020 11 December 2020 3 Semesters
-
17 August 2020 6 August 2021 3 Semesters
-
11 January 2021 10 December 2021 3 Semesters
-

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Password 6 or Completion of AE Level 4.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
7 January 2019 9 August 2019 2 Semesters $26,960
12 August 2019 8 May 2020 2 Semesters
-
6 January 2020 7 August 2020 2 Semesters
-
17 August 2020 7 May 2021 2 Semesters
-
11 January 2021 6 August 2021 2 Semesters
-

Class information

Class hours:

12-16 hours per week

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