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International Year One in General

International Year One in General Studies 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 second year of undergraduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 19-20 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 100-101 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit hour program
  • 14 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 106 credit hours remaining toward degree

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 pathway.
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This International Year One 1-Semester Pathway 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 iBT (17+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6.5, PTEA 50, or IELA 176 (169 subscores in listening and writing).

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
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Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 17 December 2019 1 Semester *
9 January 2020 12 May 2020 1 Semester *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class size: 30

This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or IELA 162 (154 subscores in listening and writing).

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 12 May 2020 2 Semesters *
9 January 2020 15 December 2020 2 Semesters *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class size: 30

This International Year One 3-Semester Pathway lasts 18 months and is designed for students who need a more intensive English-language program.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 50 (10+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5+ subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 38, Completion of Academic English Level 3, or IELA 154 (147 subscores).

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 15 December 2020 3 Semesters *
9 January 2020 11 May 2021 3 Semesters *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class size: 30

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 iBT (17+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6.5, PTEA 50, or IELA 176 (169 subscores in listening and writing).

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 17 December 2019 1 Semester *
9 January 2020 12 May 2020 1 Semester *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class size: 30

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or IELA 162 (154 subscores in listening and writing).

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 12 May 2020 2 Semesters *
9 January 2020 15 December 2020 2 Semesters *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class size: 30

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 50 (10+ subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5+ subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 38, Completion of Academic English Level 3, or IELA 154 (147 subscores).

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

High school GPA 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
19 August 2019 15 December 2020 3 Semesters *
9 January 2020 11 May 2021 3 Semesters *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class size: 30
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