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International Year One in Arts

International Year One in Arts will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at Saint Louis University. Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your second year of undergraduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 127 credit hour program
  • 16 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 111 credit hours 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 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 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44 or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 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
10 January 2019 17 December 2019 2 Semesters $44,015
19 August 2019 12 May 2020 2 Semesters
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9 January 2020 15 December 2020 2 Semesters
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Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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 (10+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5+ subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 38 or Completion of Academic English Level 3.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 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
10 January 2019 12 May 2020 3 Semesters $53,500
19 August 2019 15 December 2020 3 Semesters
-
9 January 2020 11 May 2021 3 Semesters
-

Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44 or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 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
10 January 2019 17 December 2019 2 Semesters $44,015
19 August 2019 12 May 2020 2 Semesters
-
9 January 2020 15 December 2020 2 Semesters
-

Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 50 (10+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5+ subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 38 or Completion of Academic English Level 3.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 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
10 January 2019 12 May 2020 3 Semesters $53,500
19 August 2019 15 December 2020 3 Semesters
-
9 January 2020 11 May 2021 3 Semesters
-

Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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