Preparation for success at James Madison University in the USA

INTERNATIONAL Year One: undergraduate pathway to over 70 bachelor's degrees

This intensive university pathway program is taught at the on-campus International Study Center (ISC):

  • Proven success rate - 95% progression to a degree for ISC students in 2013
  • Save moneycosts less than direct entry to an undergraduate program
  • Save time - earn academic credits while improving your English language
  • Lower English levels accepted - minimum entry requirement is equivalent of TOEFL 45 iBT/IELTS 4.5 
  • Integrate into student life - full immersion in the US university experience
Apply now to start studying at James Madison University
Application deadline:
April 6, 2016

Who are the courses for?

International students who:

  • want to study in the USA
  • have achieved good grades (GPA 3.0 minimum) in previous study
  • need to improve their English language to reach degree standard

When can I start?

Three start dates each year enable you to fast-track to university. Apply now to join in January, May or August.

What degrees can I study?

60 undergraduate majors in business, communications, teacher education, health, human services, humanities, social sciences, visual arts, performing arts, engineering, mathematics, science, and technology.

Why choose James Madison University?

  • High ranked outstanding state University: nationally recognized for academics and undergraduate research opportunities
  • Lower fees than most private universities: JMU offers excellent value
  • International community: students from 70 countries on campus
  • Beautiful location in Virginia: just two hours from Washington, D.C.
  • Exceptional level of student involvement: in the classroom, through internships and with over 350 student clubs


Read more about studying in the USA at James Madison University.