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International Business, B.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, IL, | Online
The International Business program at the University of St Francis is designed to provide the student with an interdisciplinary degree combining courses in business, foreign language and area studies.


Why Study International Business at the University of St Francis ?
  • Your competition isn’t around the corner. It’s all around the world. Learn to compete in this world without walls.
  • At the University of St. Francis, the opportunities to travel abroad for study are expansive and the practical application of classroom concepts provide students with hands- on experience.
  • Courses are designed to emphasize applied practice thereby enhancing a student’s marketability in a variety of career options with global corporations, banks, government and non-governmental organizations, and other international organizations.
Fun Facts about USF

The International Programs Office (IPO) was established in 2011 and is responsible for overseeing and administering the English Language for Academic Purposes (ELAP) program, study abroad programs, exchange partnerships, and international student services.

  • Import/ Export Specialist
  • International Marketing Manager
  • Foreign Currency Investment Advisor
  • Foreign Sales Representatives
  • International Management Consultant
  • International Trade and Customs Manager
Study Abroad

Students who choose to earn an International Business degree are encouraged to learn around the world with long- and short-term study abroad. Students in the College of Business have traveled to:

  • Italy
  • Ireland
  • Panama
  • Costa Rica
In the Real World

Obtaining an internship during your undergraduate studies is becoming an essential component to your resume. At the University of St. Francis, faculty, administrators and our Career Success Center are committed to helping you find an internship (or two or three) as a component of your educational program.

BBA / MBA Five Year Plan

In the final two semesters before graduation, senior business majors who intend to continue with an M.B.A. at the University of St. Francis may take graduate level M.B.A. courses for undergraduate credit to meet undergraduate requirements. Students who take two M.B.A. courses in their senior year are eligible to complete their M.B.A. in one year (attending full-time). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law I
  • Business Driven Technology
  • Bausiness Policy
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles ot Finance
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Marketing

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

To apply for admission, submit the following:

  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges previously attended
  • Apply for admission online
  • No application fee
  • A personal Academic Degree Plan (ADP) will be done for you to determine what courses you need to complete the degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Joliet

  • 1100 - 1500 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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.