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International Year One - Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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In the International Year One - Pre-Dentistry course, offered by Roosevelt University, offered by Roosevelt University, we will support you to develop your English language skills while improving your academic skills to prepare you to enter the second year of a bachelor's degree at Roosevelt University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      The length of your program will vary depending on your level of English when you arrive.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

English for Academic Purposes courses focus on preparing you with the English language and study skills you need to succeed while studying abroad in the USA. These courses give support, guidance and strategies for becoming a successful university student. Courses will include:

  • Grammar
  • Reading and Writing
  • Listening and Speaking
  • American Culture
  • US College Life
  • Critical Thinking.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • completed application form
  • proof of English proficiency by one of the following: TOEFL score, IELTS score, Password English test
  • passport (scan of photo page)
  • copy of current I-20 and visa (if already studying in the US)
  • financial evidence (e.g. copy of bank statement, sponsor's letter - see details on right)

For a complete undergraduate application, we also require:

  • certified copies of your secondary education transcripts showing the final 3 or 4 years (including 9th grade)
  • anything else that will support your application (sports, clubs, hobbies, etc)
  • scholarship application form (if you are applying for the International Study Center scholarship)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29530 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 semesters: $29,530
  • 3 semesters: $44,295
  • 4-semesters: $51,795

Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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