International Year One in Fine and Performing Arts will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Hofstra University.

Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Hofstra University. This program pairs you with dedicated faculty who help you succeed in your first year at Hofstra University.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester

  • 124 credit hour program
  • 30 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 94 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester

  • 124 credit hour program
  • 15 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 109 credit hours remaining toward a 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.

Key Facts

  • Course length: 1 - 3 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: August; 2020: January, August; 2021: January
  • Fees: From $27,400
  • Academic Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.5. High school diploma.
  • English Language Requirements: From IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 50 or equivalent
  • Award: This Pathway program leads to a variety of bachelor's degrees at Hofstra University.
  • Course Options: 1-Semester Pathway, 2-Semester Pathway, 3-Semester Pathway

Your course options

1-Semester Pathway

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: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 79, Duolingo 70, IELA 176, or Password 8.
  • Academic Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.5. High school diploma.

Dates and Prices

  • Start date: 26 August 2019
  • End date: 18 December 2019
  • Tuition: $ 27,400
  • Start date: 21 January 2020
  • End date: 15 May 2020
  • Tuition: $ 27,400

2-Semester Pathway

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: IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 60, Duolingo 50, IELA 162, Password 6, or Completion of AE Level 4.
  • Academic Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.5. High school diploma.

Dates and Prices

  • Start date: 26 August 2019
  • End date: 15 May 2020
  • Tuition: $ 47,400
  • Start date: 21 January 2020
  • End date: 21 August 2020
  • Tuition: $ 47,400

3-Semester Pathway

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: IELTS 5.0, TOEFL 50, Duolingo 45, IELA 154, or Password 5.
  • Academic Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.5. High school diploma.

Dates and Prices

  • Start date: 26 August 2019
  • End date: 21 August 2020
  • Tuition: $ 56,375
  • Start date: 21 January 2020
  • End date: 18 December 2020
  • Tuition: $ 56,375

Class information

  • Class Hours: 12-16 per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

  • Dance-B.A.
  • Dance-B.F.A.
  • Drama-B.A.
  • Fine Arts - Ceramics-B.A.
  • Fine Arts - Ceramics-B.S.
  • Fine Arts - Design-B.A.
  • Fine Arts - Design-B.S.
  • Fine Arts - Painting-B.A.
  • Fine Arts - Painting-B.S.
  • Fine Arts - Photography-B.A.
  • Fine Arts - Photography-B.S.
  • Fine Arts - Sculpture-Industrial Design-B.A.
  • Fine Arts - Sculpture-Industrial Design-B.S.
  • Music - History/Literature-B.S.
  • Music - Jazz and Commercial Music-B.S.
  • Music - Music Business-B.S.
  • Music - Performance-B.S.
  • Music - Theory/Composition-B.S.
  • Music-B.A.
  • Theater Arts-B.F.A.
  • Video/Television and Business-B.S.
  • Video/Television and Film-B.S.
  • Video/Television-B.S.

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 GPA, No grades below C, No I or W/UW grades

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 9, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Aug 26, 2019
Jan 21, 2020
Duration
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27,400 USD
- 1-Semester Pathway; 47,700 USD - 2-Semester Pathway; 56,375 USD - 3-Semester Pathway
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