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BOLASHAK SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS

REALIZE YOUR POTENTIAL. MAXIMIZE YOUR SUCCESS.

USC International Academy is proud to work closely JSC "Center for International Programs" to ensure the academic success of Bolashak scholars in the United States.

The USC International Academy delivers a full-service English program that will prepare you for the rigorous academic demands of USC and other fine U.S. colleges and universities.

The Academy’s experienced faculty and staff will help you rapidly improve your English and chart your path to a graduate degree-all while experiencing the vibrant campus life and countless learning opportunities at USC.

About the University

The University of Southern California ranks among the world’s leading private research universities. Located in the heart of Los Angeles-a global hub for technology, health services, communications and the arts-USC is home to a uniquely diverse and talented community of scholars and faculty.

300+ graduate programs across a wide array of disciplines are provided at USC, including close to 100 that offer conditional admission to outstanding students from around the world.

As an Academy student, you will be immersed in USC’s dynamic community, enjoy full access to its state-of-the-art facilities, and build lasting bonds that span the globe.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Tailored teaching in small, interactive classes 20 hours/week
  • Fast and focused curriculum to achieve goals in allotted time
  • Support from a dedicated team of advisers for admission to USC and other top U.S. colleges and universities
  • Full access to campus facilities: libraries and computer labs, medical center, gym, swimming pool, restaurants and cafes
  • Cultural programming and campus immersion activities
  • University housing available year-round
COURSES

Intensive English (levels 1-6)

  • Reading, Writing, Grammar
  • Listening and Speaking
  • Elective Options:
    • TOEFL/ IELTS Test Preparation
    • Vocabulary
    • Pronunciation
    • Journalism
    • & more
YOUR PATH TO USC AND OTHER U.S. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Our team of academic advisers will help you choose, apply, and gain entry to the university right for you!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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DO I HAVE TO TAKE THE TOEFL/IELTS FOR ADMISSION TO THE ACADEMY?

No. The Academy provides instruction for all learners, from beginning to advanced, and will determine your level of English proficiency when you start the program.

HOW DO I GET MY I-20?

The Form I-20 is included in your admission packet which is mailed to you 3 to 5 business days after you submit your completed application. Admission packets are sent via express mail. International express mail takes 3 to 5 business days to arrive.

IS THERE AN APPLICATION DEADLINE?

There is no deadline to apply to USC International Academy. You are advised to apply as early as possible to ensure the student visa is secured in time.

HOW WILL YOU DECIDE MY LEVEL?

New students take the English Placement Examination on the first day of Orientation at the start of each term. This test includes a listening, grammar/vocabulary section, and a 30-minute essay. The teachers also monitor students very carefully during the first week of classes to be sure they are in the correct level.

HOW DO I MOVE TO THE NEXT LEVEL?

To complete a level and move to the next level, you must have a B average with no grade lower than a C- in Academy courses. All students take a standardized exit test at the end of each level. Results of this test are incorporated into the final course grades for the term.

WILL YOU HELP ME APPLY FOR UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE ADMISSION?

Yes. The Academy provides extensive academic advising for students who wish to pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees at the University of Southern California or another college or university. Advisers will facilitate the application and transfer to American colleges and universities, including exam preparation and scheduling, personal statements and essays, interview training and more.

DO YOU OFFER CONDITIONAL ADMISSION?

100+ USC master’s programs offer conditional admission to students who meet the academic qualifications for admission but who do not yet have sufficient proficiency in English.

See the list of master’s programs that offer conditional admission. You may click the name of the master’s program to read more about its admission requirements.

If you are an excellent student and are placed in level 4 or above, you are eligible to apply for conditional admission to master’s programs on the list. Our advisers will work with you to create a study plan and support you in the conditional admission application when you arrive.

MY SPOUSE WILL BE COMING TO THE U.S. WITH ME. HOW CAN S/HE OBTAIN ADMISSION TO USC INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY?

If your spouse comes on a F-2 visa, s/he may study at USC International Academy’s Intensive English Program on a part-time basis.

Upcoming Dates
Summer Intensive English Program

2017
May 4, 2017 – June 16, 2017
June 26, 2017 – August 11, 2017

Intensive English Program Academic Semester

2017
January 5, 2017 – April 21, 2017
February 23, 2017 – June 16, 2017
May 4, 2017 – August 11, 2017
Sept 11, 2017 – December 15, 2017

Intensive English Program Extended Academic Semester

2016-2017
October 27, 2016 – April 21, 2017

2017-2018
October 26, 2017 – April 20, 2018

2017-2018
26 Қазан, 2017 – 20 Сәуір, 2018

Costs
Intensive English Program Academic Semester (14 weeks)
Program Fee:                            $5700 USD
University Service Fee*:      $950 USD

 

Intensive English Program Extended Academic Semester (21 weeks)
Program Fee:                           $8550 USD
University Service Fee*:     $1535 USD

 

Summer Intensive English Program (7 weeks)
Program Fee:                            $2850 USD
University Service Fee*:      $475 USD

 

*The required university service fee covers the cost of textbooks and materials, health insurance, access to campus facilities (medical center, gym, computer labs, & more), airport shuttle transportation, and FedEx mailing of immigration documents.

Join us! Apply in 3 easy steps:

Step 1: APPLICATION
Fill out the USC International Academy application:
Online / Bolashak Student Application PDF
Choose the Intensive English Program.

Step 2: PROCESSING FEE
Pay $175 application processing fee.

Step 3: SUBMIT
Submit financial guarantee letter.

Questions? Please contact us at
+1-213-740-0080 or info-international@usc.edu