International Year One in General

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in General will prepare students to enter their next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Suffolk University.

Key information

  • The program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Fast facts

Class duration

12-16 hours per week

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 18

Award

This program leads to a bachelor's degree at Suffolk University.

Why Suffolk University?

  • Suffolk University is located in the heart of downtown Boston.
  • Suffolk has the fourth largest percentage of international students among US institutions.
  • 92% of students are working or in graduate school within one year of graduation.
  • Suffolk provides a great academic environment where the student to faculty ratio is 13:1.
  • Students can choose from one- to three-semester International Year One and Graduate programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to Suffolk provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the program and submission of all required admission credentials.
Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 5.5, IELA 162, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Wed 31 August 2022 - Sat 17 December 2022
Tue 10 January 2023 - Tue 9 May 2023

$45,080


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 10 January 2023 - Tue 9 May 2023
Wed 10 May 2023 - Fri 18 August 2023

$45,080


Degree program components

126 credit hour program
32 credit hours apply
94 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

CI XXX

Creativity and Innovation

3 Credits

EAP 101

Foundations of Listening and Speaking I

4 Credits

EAP 102

Foundations of Reading and Writing I

4 Credits

MATH 128

Math for the Modern World

4 Credits

CAS 101

Strategies of Success

1 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

AMST 101

American History and Culture

4 Credits

EAP 103

Foundations of Listening and Speaking II

4 Credits

EAP 104

Foundations of Reading and Writing II

4 Credits

STATS 240 or STE Req

Introduction to Statistics or Science, Technology and Engineering Requirement

4 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Advertising-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Advertising-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Art History-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Economics-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Economics-B.S.

2.0 GPA


English-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Environmental Studies-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Environmental Studies-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Global & Cultural Communication-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Global & Cultural Communication-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Global Cultural Studies-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Government-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Government-B.S.

2.0 GPA


History-B.A.

2.0 GPA


History-B.S.

2.0 GPA


International Relations-B.A.

2.0 GPA


International Relations-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Journalism-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Journalism-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Law-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Law-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Media & Film-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Media & Film-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Philosophy-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Philosophy-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Politics, Philosophy, and Economics-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Politics, Philosophy, and Economics-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Psychology-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Psychology-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Public Relations-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Public Relations-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Sociology-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Sociology-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Spanish-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Theatre-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Theatre-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

High school diploma; 2.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL iBT 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 5.5, IELA 162, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 90.

Dates & fees

August 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 29 August 2023 - Sun 17 December 2023
Tue 2 January 2024 - Sat 4 May 2024


January 2024 start
(2 Semesters)

Tue 2 January 2024 - Wed 1 May 2024
Wed 8 May 2024 - Fri 23 August 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Advertising-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Advertising-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Art History-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Economics-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Economics-B.S.

2.0 GPA


English-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Environmental Studies-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Environmental Studies-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Global & Cultural Communication-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Global & Cultural Communication-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Global Cultural Studies-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Government-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Government-B.S.

2.0 GPA


History-B.A.

2.0 GPA


History-B.S.

2.0 GPA


International Relations-B.A.

2.0 GPA


International Relations-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Journalism-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Journalism-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Law-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Law-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Media & Film-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Media & Film-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Philosophy-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Philosophy-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Politics, Philosophy, and Economics-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Politics, Philosophy, and Economics-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Psychology-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Psychology-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Public Relations-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Public Relations-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Sociology-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Sociology-B.S.

2.0 GPA


Spanish-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Theatre-B.A.

2.0 GPA


Theatre-B.S.

2.0 GPA