International Study Center
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Our programs are created especially for international students. We provide English language instruction, study skills, and personal support to help you meet the challenges of a Baylor education. In the Global Gateway Program, you’ll study a broad range of subjects that prepare you for success in your chosen undergraduate degree.
The International Year is the first year of study at Baylor University. You will study a combination of English language courses and credit-bearing academic courses so you will be earning credits towards your degree from the beginning.
Our IEP courses teach you the English language and academic study skills you need to succeed in your degree. You’ll also study critical thinking and learn about university life at Baylor and in America.
1 or 2 semesters, plus optional additional Intensive English Program semester
Spring, Summer (International Year only), Fall
January 18, 2022
May 31, 2022
August 22, 2022
See fee information here
Find out what grades you need to achieve to join the Global Gateway Program.
High achieving international students are invited to apply for undergraduate direct admission. A select number of applicants are admitted each year – you can greatly increase your chances of selection by applying through us, or your local agent.
Once you complete the Global Gateway Program you will continue studying for your undergraduate degree as a Baylor University student. In your third year you will choose a major from the list below*:
*Major degree options subject to change.