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New York - Pathway Academic Preparation
2 language schools in New York offering Pathway Academic Preparation courses from
for a 12 week English course.

English courses to prepare for entering university studies in New York, USA. Click here to see Educational System in USA and Student Guide.

Overall rating of listed schools in New York:
3.9/5.0 (169 reviews)
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20

Location: Language School

Specific programmes available:
  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Law

Type of Academic Preparation: International year one bachelor

Course Content:

50%English language lessons
50%Degree specific lessons

Affiliated universities and colleges:
1: Berkeley College, NYC 2. LIM College of Fashion & Design, NYC
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: 24.Apr.2017, 05.Sep.2017

Comments:
The Gap Year Program consists of 12+ weeks of English at Rennert followed by 15 weeks (an academic semester) at Berkeley College in NYC. The language courses are held at Rennert, the Berkeley classes are held at Berkeley’s location near Grand Central in Midtown Manhattan.
Students can take more than 12 weeks of English at Rennert, though a minimum of 12 is required. Students must have achieved at least a Rennert Level 6 by the end of their study here in order to transfer to Berkeley College.
Costs of the program: $4056 for the Rennert portion (12 weeks RP20) and $12750 for the Berkeley College portion.
Fees not included ($50 Application fee, $300 Tuition deposit).
Lessons per week: 28

Location: University Campus

Specific programmes available:
  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Social Sciences
  • Media & Communication
  • Sciences
  • Psychology

Course Content:

0%English language lessons
50%General academic skill training
50%Degree specific lessons

Affiliated universities and colleges:
1: Concordia College
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: 21.Aug.2017

Comments:
The University Abroad Program gives international undergraduate students the opportunity to study for 1–2 semesters at Concordia College, taking part in US college life alongside American students.
Semesters start every January and August (duration approx. 16–18 weeks). Price per semester: Fall 2016–Spring 2017 US$14999; Fall 2017 subject to increase. Additional fees apply.
Entry requirements: TOEFL iBT 74/IELTS 6.0 and min. GPA 2.5. Number of lessons varies by subject.
Total 12 weeks incl. taxes Price breakdown
Special! Offer! 11250US$ 10688US$
FREE cancellation
Lessons per week: 32

Location: University Campus

Type of Pathway Programme: Universal, non-specific to area of study

Type of Academic Preparation: Universal program to prepare for bachelor and master

Course Content:

50%English language lessons
50%General academic skill training

Affiliated universities and colleges:
1: Concordia College
Max. students per class: 15
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: 27.Mar.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 18.Sep.2017

Comments:
An ideal course if you have completed an undergraduate degree and want to study at Graduate level in the US. Academic study skills + GRE/GMAT tests preparation. Ensures a conditional offer from your chosen university partner.
Entry requirements: Completed undergraduate degree. Minimum GPA is subject to intended degree. Minimum age: 21.
25+ hours of lessons per week plus 12–15 hours of independent study. Course length: 1–6 terms as required (1 term lasts 10-17 weeks). Price is US$6732 per term.
Total 12 weeks incl. taxes Price breakdown
Special! Offer! 7344US$ 6977US$
FREE cancellation
Lessons per week: 32

Location: University Campus

Type of Pathway Programme: Universal, non-specific to area of study

Type of Academic Preparation: Universal program to prepare for bachelor and master

Course Content:

50%English language lessons
50%General academic skill training

Affiliated universities and colleges:
1: Concordia College
Max. students per class: 15
Required language level: Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Starting dates: 27.Mar.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 18.Sep.2017

Comments:
This course enables you to transfer directly to the first year of a US undergraduate program. It combines English language and academic study skills with extracurricular projects.
Entry requirements: students must have completed High School with documented proof of good grades. Minimum age: 16.
25+ hours of lessons per week plus 12–15 hours of independent study.
Course length: 1–6 terms as required (1 term lasts 11-13 weeks). Price is US$6732 per term.
Total 12 weeks incl. taxes Price breakdown
Special! Offer! 7344US$ 6977US$
FREE cancellation

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