• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

After successfully completing the International Year One in Natural and Health Sciences - Environmental Science and Policy course offered by the University of South Florida, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Programme Structure

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      1 - 3 Semesters

  • Credits
    16 - 32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

    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 ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

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).

General Requirements

Academic requirements:

  • High school diploma equivalency; 2.5 out of 4.0 GPA.

English language requirements:

  • 1 - Semester Pathway - TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176.
  • 2 - Semester Pathway - TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password Level 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162, or Duolingo 50.
  • 3 - Semester Pathway - TOEFL 50 (10 in all subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 in all subscores), PTEA 41, Password Level 5, IELA 154, or Duolingo 45.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 USD per year and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fees can be up to $33,500 depending on the start date and / or programme option.

Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

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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