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Pre-Law, English, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Indiana, PA, United States
The Pre-Law, English track from Indiana University of Pennsylvania: a smart strategy for getting the tools you'll need. Prepare for your next step: law school with a specialized program of study designed to help you develop the ability to deliver persuasive arguments and interpret complex legal documents.
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In this major in Pre-Law, English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, you'll also get a mix of targeted courses in other academic areas designed to provide a thorough preparation for a career in the legal profession.

As an English Studies major in the Pre-Law Track, you'll study the history and practice of persuasive communication. As you learn and practice various forms of analysis and argumentation, you'll also become familiar with the relationships among language, cultural power, and interpretation.

Your course of study will include a diverse mix of literature, writing, and persuasion, helping you grow into a reader and critical thinker who can engage effectively in the most complex issues in our global society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • These professional research projects are used to expand knowledge in the field of English, especially in the areas of composition, TESOL, and literary criticism. 
  • These research projects are also aimed at improving the teaching and learning of English at IUP, across the United States, and internationally. 
  • In addition, these research projects provide valuable opportunities for students to learn how to conduct research as well as how to write and publish research study results.

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.

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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.

General Requirements

  • $25 Application Fee
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement
  • Official Transcripts
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7916 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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