• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration

Overview

After Graduation

Upon successful completion of the INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway in Information Systems with IS Background - Information Systems - Internet Application Development 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      1 - 2 Semesters

  • Credits
    9 - 12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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: Completion of undergraduate degree with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0 and completion of specific undergraduate courses with a grade of B or better.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above
English language requirements: 
  • 1-Semester Pathway: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 70.
  • 2-Semester Pathway:TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 55.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14960 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 $26,000 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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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