As a Pre-Sessional English Student:
Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you can transition into the Extended Accelerator Program and start working toward your degree.
Academic English is also available for students who would like to enter USC’s English Programs for Internationals (EPI) at the mid-point of Spring and Fall semesters. Students who are admitted at mid-point will have an 8.5-week term of English that may be extended as needed to meet IAP program entry requirements.
- First-Year Program Length Options: 1 semester (17 weeks)
- Program Curriculum Planned – all courses exclusive to Accelerator students
- Credits Earned Toward Degrees Not applicable
- Progression Requirements Successful completion of the Pre-Sessional English program
- Progression Into Extended Accelerator Program
- GPA Requirement: 2.5
- One of these scores:
- Minimum TOEFL®: 50 or below
- Minimum IELTS™: 4.5 or below
- Minimum Pearson Versant™: 45 and below
|Event||Spring 2019||Summer 2019|
|Application Deadline||December 3, 2018||April 29, 2-19|
|Payment Deadline||December 25, 2018||April 15, 2019|
|Move-in Date||January 8, 2019||May 21, 2019|
|Program Start Date||January 9, 2019||May 22, 2019|
All dates may be subject to change.
|Fee||Entering Spring 2019||Entering Summer 2019|
|Housing||$11,405 - $16,574||$11,405 - $16,574|
|Dining||$3,684 - $4,078||N/A|
|Total||$20,339 - $25,902||$16,655 - $21,824|
Note: Fees include technology fee, lab fees, immigration fees, application, orientation and testing fees; cultural and academic support
Department-specific fees are charged for Direct Admission students who are enrolled in many majors and vary from $200 to $1500 per semester.
Pre-sessional tuition is charged for each semester enrolled and includes all fees; insurance, housing and dining listed are full year prices.
Housing: Shared housing is not available in the summer semester. Price quoted includes a move to a single room for the summer
Dining: No dining plan is available for summer semester; amount listed covers only fall or spring semesters.