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International Year One in Business

Illinois State University

6 months
17120 USD/year
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An INTO Illinois State University International Year One in Business will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.


After Graduation

Upon successful completion of the International Year One in Business and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Programme Structure

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.

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements

  • High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Age Requirements

  • 17 years and above

English Requirements

  • 1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 105.
  • 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Password 6, Completion of Acadmeic English Level 4, or Duolingo 90.
  • 3-Semester Pathway: TOEFL 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41, IELA 154, Password 5, or Duolingo 75.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17120 USD per year during 6 months.
  • Tuition fees start from $17,120 depending on the chosen duration.

Living costs for Normal

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.

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