International Year One in Computer Science/Computer Engineering

International Year One will prepare you to enter the second year of University of South Florida's competitive undergraduate degree program in Computer Science/Computer Engineering. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Want to study in the US in January 2021? With our flexible program options, you can choose to study online or on-campus.

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 program.
  • Start taking classes in your major while progressing through the IYO program.
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This International Year One 1-Semester program 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, or IELA 176.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
5 January 2021 6 May 2021 1 Semester
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$14,950
11 May 2021 6 August 2021 1 Semester
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$14,950

Where will it take me?


What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

This International Year One 2-Semester program 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, Password Level 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
5 January 2021 6 August 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$25,970
11 May 2021 9 December 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$25,970

Where will it take me?


What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
This International Year One 1-Semester program 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 Duolingo 105.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 9 December 2021 1 Semester
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4 January 2022 6 May 2022 1 Semester
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10 May 2022 5 August 2022 1 Semester
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*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.


Where will it take me?


What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

This International Year One 2-Semester program 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, Password Level 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 6 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
4 January 2022 5 August 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
10 May 2022 9 December 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.


Where will it take me?


What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
5 January 2021 6 May 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
$14,950
11 May 2021 6 August 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
$14,950

Where will it take me?

What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password Level 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
5 January 2021 6 August 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$25,970
11 May 2021 9 December 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$25,970

Where will it take me?

What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 105.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 9 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
4 January 2022 6 May 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
10 May 2022 5 August 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.

Where will it take me?

What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password Level 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162, or Duolingo 90.

Academic requirements:

High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

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

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 6 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
4 January 2022 5 August 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
10 May 2022 9 December 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.

Where will it take me?

What do I need to progress?

2.5 GPA. No "U" grade in a class. No "W" or "I" grade in a class. Grade of "C" or better in all classes. SAT or ACT on record but no minimum scores required.

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