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Global Gateway Program - Human and Community Development, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 4 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) , VT,
For international students who meet The University of Vermont admissions requirements but don't yet have the required English language level, the University of Vermont Global Gateway Program - Human and Community Development provides an undergraduate degree pathway that combines English training with 28-30 University course credits or 14-15 University course credits for the 1-term program.

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

The 1-term Global Gateway Program facilitates a smooth continuation of year 1, and the 2-term Global Gateway Program facilitates a smooth progression into Year 2 of a bachelor's degree, and helps international students fully integrate into American university life while enjoying the complete The University of Vermont experience.

English for Academic Purposes

For students who need additional English language support, a 1-term pre-degree pathway program provides intensive English language instruction.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) develops international students' 4 key language skills of Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing, in the context of degree level studies. On completion, students are ready to join the 2-term Global Gateway Program.

After you finish the Global Gateway Program - Human and Community Development Pre-bachelor program, you can enrol into the following programs:

  • BS Human Development and Family Studies
  • BS Social Work
  • BS Community Entrepreneurship
  • BS Community and International Development

Programme Structure

The 1-term Global Gateway Program facilitates a smooth continuation of year 1, and the 2-term Global Gateway Program facilitates a smooth progression into Year 2 of a bachelor's degree, and helps international students fully integrate into American university life while enjoying the complete University of Vermont experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 4 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    55

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 55 or equivalent free Password exam
  • Academic 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19084 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19084 USD per semester and a duration of 4 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Burlington

  • 1269 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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.