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International Year One in Business (3-Semester Pathway)


What will I learn?

International Year One in Business will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at George Mason University. Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason program to a university degree program is called progression.

Course features

  • Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
  • Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen program.
  • Start taking classes in your major while progressing through the IYO program.

Which department am I in?

INTO George Mason University

Study options

Full Time (3 semesters)

Tuition fees
US$34,627.00 per year
For Jan'23: USD $51,940 for the entire course; For Aug'23 and Jan'24: USD $53,500 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 August 2023, 16 January 2024


INTO George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MS 6D11,



22030, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school diploma with 2.3 minimum GPA equivalent. 17 years of age and above.

For international students

Age requirements: 17 years and above

3-Semester program

Academic requirements: High school diploma; 2.3 minimum GPA equivalent.

English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 50 (10 all subscores), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 all subscores), PTEA 41, Duolingo 80, TOEFL Essentials 6.0 (5.0 all subscores), or Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 3 with no grade below C.


About George Mason University

Full of innovation and excitement, Washington, D.C. gives students access to countless invaluable industry experiences and opportunities.

  • Pathway programs for progression to degree-level study
  • Located in Fairfax, 30 minutes from Washington, DC
  • High-ranking university in significant areas
  • Variety of scholarships on offer to high achievers

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