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Global First Year, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) , FL,
Florida International University’s Global First Year is a program created specifically for international students. As an FIU G1Y student, you will enjoy 24/7 support services, intensive English courses tailored to your proficiency level and class schedule and a curriculum which combines requirements from your chosen major with courses about your new home’s culture, history and traditions.

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

Florida International University’s Global First Year is a program created specifically for international students. As an FIU G1Y student, you will enjoy 24/7 support services, intensive English courses tailored to your proficiency level and class schedule and a curriculum which combines requirements from your chosen major with courses about your new home’s culture, history and traditions.

Experience Miami

Unique American cultural experiences are part of your G1Y first year. These include:

  • Attending an FIU Panther away game
  • Visiting downtown Miami and exploring the museums, beaches and restaurants
  • Exploring and learning about Florida's famous Everglades National Park

Live, Learn and Grow

  • Your orientation to FIU doesn’t end after week one
  • The G1Y's ‘Live, Learn and Grow’ courses help you navigate everything from setting up a bank account to participating in US university courses
  • Develop the skills for academic, social and professional success beyond the G1Y

Programme Structure

  • FIU’s Global First Year is a program created specifically for international students. As an FIU G1Y student, you will enjoy 24/7 support services, intensive English courses tailored to your proficiency level and class schedule and a curriculum which combines requirements from your chosen major with courses about your new home’s culture, history and traditions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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

  • Academic background: 2.8 GPA
  • English language: TOEFL: 68, IELTS: 5.5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21900 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21900 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 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 West Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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