Illinois State University

INTO Illinois State University (INTO ISU) is located in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, USA. The INTO Center is located at the ISU campus and offers international students pathway programs that lead to more than 160 bachelor's degree programs and 94 master's degree programs at ISU.

  • Average Tuition USD 25,000
  • International Students 100%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 25,000
  • Intakes January/May/August
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

INTO Illinois State University (INTO ISU) offers international students pathway programs that lead to degree programs at ISU. The International Year One program leads to a wide range of bachelor’s degree programs and the Graduate Pathway program leads to a variety of master's degree programs.

International students can choose to live in either the Hewett Hall or Manchester Hall on-campus. Both accommodation options are near the INTO Student Center and the ISU Milner Library. Students have access to over 400 student organizations and 30 clubs. Additionally, students can find academic support at the INTO Illinois State Learning Center where they can work with pathway peer tutors.

  • 01 ISU was ranked #83 in the Top Public Schools rankings by the U.S. News & World Report 2018.
  • 02ISU was ranked #9 in the Best Value U.S. Colleges for International Students rankings by USA Today 2017.
  • 0398% of the faculty at ISU are highly qualified in their field.

Pathway Programs

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Academic English

    USD 3,250 Tuition Fee

    The Academic English program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

    Other information: This program is 1 - 3 semesters long. No minimum IELTS or TOEFL score is required to apply for this program. The successful completion of the program enables students to meet the English language and admission requirements to enroll in a pathway program or a degree program at ISU.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Accountancy

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    The Graduate Pathway program in Accountancy is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management, and finance.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 70 or IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree in accounting with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Accountancy at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Arts Technology

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    The Graduate Pathway in Arts Technology program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Arts Technology at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Business

    USD 15,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

    Other Information: This program is 1 - 3 semesters long. In order to apply, students need a TOEFL score of 50 or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent. The successful completion of the program leads to a bachelor's degree in business at ISU. 

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Business Administration (MBA)

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing, and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to an MBA at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 15,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

    Other Information: This program is 1 - 3 semesters long. In order to apply, students need a TOEFL score of 50 or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent. The successful completion of the program leads to a bachelor's degree in computer science at ISU. 

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Economics

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Economics. The program offers courses that focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, economic statistics, history of economic thought and political economy.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in economics at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Fashion Design and Merchandising

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    The Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Fashion Design and Merchandising at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    General

    USD 15,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geography; demography; management; psychology; sociology; anthropology; archaeology; jurisprudence; history; and linguistics.

    Other Information: This program is 1 - 3 semesters long. In order to apply, students need a TOEFL score of 50 or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent. The successful completion of the program leads to a wide range of bachelor's degree at ISU. 

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Human Development and Family Sciences

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geography; demography; management; psychology; sociology; anthropology; archaeology; jurisprudence; history; and linguistics.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Human Development at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Hydrogeology

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in hydrogeology at Illinois State University.


  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Information Systems (Graduate Pathway)

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Information Systems at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Information Systems (International Year One)

    USD 15,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Information Systems. 

    Other Information: This program is 1 - 3 semesters long. In order to apply, students need a TOEFL score of 50 or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent. The successful completion of the program leads to a bachelor's degree in Information Systems at ISU. 

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Interior Design

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in interior design at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Kinesiology and Recreation

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport-specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Mathematics

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology, and other mathematical specializations.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Mathematics at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    MBA with Business Background

    USD 14,960 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific academic modules, English language and, study skills. 

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to the MBA degree program at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    MBA with Non-Business Degree

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester Graduate Pathway program offers courses that focus on subject-specific academic modules, English language and, study skills.

    Other information: Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to the MBA degree program at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Music Performance

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Music Performance at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Science, Applied Sciences and Technology

    USD 15,500 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

    Other Information: This program is 1 - 3 semesters long. In order to apply, students need a TOEFL score of 50 or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent. The successful completion of the program leads to a bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Agriculture, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Construction Management, Economics, Environmental Health, Engineering Technology, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Geology, Industrial Technology, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Physics, Renewable Energy, Safety and Technology and Engineering Education at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Studio Arts

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of studio arts. 

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.3. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Studio Arts at Illinois State University.

  • Bloomington, IL 61701, USA

    Technology

    USD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    This Graduate Pathway program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Technology. 

    Other information: The program is 1 - 2 semesters long. Students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 or IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent to apply. In order to apply, students need a bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. The successful completion of the pathway program leads to a master's degree program in Technology at Illinois State University.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 50
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00

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    International students are offered a wide range of need-based and merit-based scholarships that range from $1,000 to $12,000.  

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