Visiting International Student Program

The Visiting International Student Program (VISP) allows you to take OSU credit-bearing courses in various departments at Oregon State University including liberal arts, business, engineering, public policy and the sciences.

The VISP is designed for students who want one or more terms of study abroad experience at a top US university. The program provides you with a classic American university experience while taking a variety of credit-bearing classes. You will have access to all the support services available at the university and INTO OSU, including exceptional one-on-one tutoring, social and cultural trips and more. Intensive English courses are available but are not a mandatory part of the program.

Courses taken are transferrable in accordance with articulation policies of your home university. All courses taken as part of the VISP are credit-bearing (except intensive English courses, if selected). You should coordinate with your home university to ensure courses taken through VISP are transferrable to their degree.

Course features

  • Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer start dates
  • Each term is 10-11 weeks
  • Minimum age 16
  • High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores) or IELTS 6.5 or Completion of AE Level 6
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The International Year One 3-Term Pathway covers the first year of your undergraduate education. It is designed for students who need a more intensive level of English language programs.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Duolingo 120, or Completion of AE Level 6.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.


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The International Year One 3-Term Pathway covers the first year of your undergraduate education. It is designed for students who need a more intensive level of English language programs.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Password 8, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Duolingo 120, or Completion of Academic English Level 6 with minimum C/Pass grades.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:
The International Year One 3-Term Pathway covers the first year of your undergraduate education. It is designed for students who need a more intensive level of English language programs.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Password 8, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Duolingo 120, or Completion of Academic English Level 6 with minimum C/Pass grades.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:
The International Year One 3-Term Pathway covers the first year of your undergraduate education. It is designed for students who need a more intensive level of English language programs.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Password 8, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Duolingo 120, or Completion of Academic English Level 6 with minimum C/Pass grades.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Duolingo 120, or Completion of AE Level 6.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Password 8, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Duolingo 120, or Completion of Academic English Level 6 with minimum C/Pass grades.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Password 8, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Duolingo 120, or Completion of Academic English Level 6 with minimum C/Pass grades.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80 (minimum 16 subscores), IELTS 6.5, Password 8, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Duolingo 120, or Completion of Academic English Level 6 with minimum C/Pass grades.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school diploma with 3.0 GPA or completion of at least one year of study at a university overseas with a minimum GPA of 2.25.

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. Scholarship funding is available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Awards range from $500 to $24,000.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:
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