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Graduate Pathway in Kinesiology and Recreation

6 months
15890 USD/year
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An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway in Kinesiology and Recreation will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.


After Graduation

Upon successful completion of the INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway in Kinesiology and Recreation  and meeting university requirements for graduate 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.

Programme Structure

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Illinois State University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Motor Learning or Physical Therapy with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

Age Requirements

  • 17 years and above

English Requirements

  • 1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 105.
  • 2-Semester Pathway: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15890 USD per year during 6 months.

Tuiton fees can be up to $27,600 depending on programme length and / or start date.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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Graduate Pathway in Kinesiology and Recreation
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