International Year One in Business

International Year One in Business 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 next semester of undergraduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Join us on campus or start online and join us as soon as you can

This September, our flexible study options will keep you on track for university success – whether you start on campus or online at home.

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 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 172 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
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14 January 2021 11 May 2021 1 Semester
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Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

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 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
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14 January 2021 10 December 2021 2 Semesters
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Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

This International Year One 3-Semester program 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 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2020 10 December 2021 3 Semesters
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14 January 2021 10 May 2022 3 Semesters
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*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

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 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 172 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2021 10 December 2021 1 Semester
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*
13 January 2022 10 May 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

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


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

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 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2021 10 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
13 January 2022 9 December 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

This International Year One 3-Semester program 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 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2021 9 December 2022 3 Semesters
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*
13 January 2022 7 May 2024 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

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 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 172 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2022 9 December 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
12 January 2023 9 May 2023 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

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


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

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 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2022 9 May 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
12 January 2023 8 December 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

This International Year One 3-Semester program 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 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2022 8 December 2023 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
12 January 2023 6 May 2025 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30


What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 172 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
14 January 2021 11 May 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
14 January 2021 10 December 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
12 August 2020 10 December 2021 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
14 January 2021 10 May 2022 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 172 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2021 10 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
13 January 2022 10 May 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

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

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2021 10 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
13 January 2022 9 December 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2021 9 December 2022 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
13 January 2022 7 May 2024 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 172 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2022 9 December 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
12 January 2023 9 May 2023 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

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

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2022 9 May 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
12 January 2023 8 December 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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 average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2022 8 December 2023 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
12 January 2023 6 May 2025 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

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

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.7 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

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