International Year One in Information Systems

General

Program Description

An INTO Illinois State University International Year One program in Information Systems will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program 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.


Degree program components

1-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 17 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 103 credit hours remaining towards a degree

2-Semester:

  • 120 credit-hour program
  • 32 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 88 credit hours remaining towards 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 course facts

  • Course length: 1-3 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January, August; 2021: January
  • Fees: From $15,550
  • Class hours: 12-16 hours per week
  • Award: Leads to the Information Systems bachelor's degree program at Illinois State University.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester
    • 2-Semester
    • 3-Semester

Entry requirements

1-semester

  • Academic requirements: High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176 or Password 7.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

2-semester

  • Academic requirements: High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 162, Password 6 or Completion of AE Level 4.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

3-semester

  • Academic requirements: High School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL 50, IELTS 5.0, PTEA 41, IELA 154 or Password 5.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are 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*.

Last updated September 2018

About the School

Illinois State University is located in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, which has been ranked in the Top 10 College Towns in the US by the American Institute for Economic Research. International student ... Read More

Illinois State University is located in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, which has been ranked in the Top 10 College Towns in the US by the American Institute for Economic Research. International students at Illinois State can enjoy the friendly and welcoming culture of the Midwest while also being in one of the hottest job markets in the US. The campus’ close proximity to Chicago offers students access to one of the largest cities in the US as well as many professional opportunities. Read less