Oglethorpe International Study Center offers the English Preparations, a pathway program that provides progression to the second (sophomore) year of your degree when you successfully complete the program with the required grades.
You can join the International Study Center for two or three semesters depending on your level of English.
Pathway programs at the International Study Center prepares you for undergraduate study during your first year studying abroad at Oglethorpe University.
As experts in preparing international students for their programs, our support and guidance will help you to improve your English language skills and gain the academic knowledge you need to progress.
We’re here to help you get the most out of your study abroad opportunities, and guide you as you settle in to your new life in the USA.
During the program, you’ll focus on your major while boosting your language and study skills.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website. programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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.
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