Undergraduate Accelerator Entry Requirements

Do you want to get a great education in one of the best cities in the world? Then the Undergraduate Accelerator is for you. There are three different programs for international students at UIC, plus a supplemental English-language program.

The Undergraduate Accelerator program that is the best fit for you depends on your academic qualifications, English-language proficiency and personal preferences.

General Entry Requirements

Integrated Accelerator Program (IAP)
2 semesters
Academic Accelerator Program (AAP)
2 semesters
Extended Accelerator Program (EAP)
3 semesters
Pre-Sessional English (PSE)
1 semester
GPA Requirement 3.0 2.5 2.5 2.5
Minimum TOEFL® 80, no subscore below 18 68, no subscore below 14 60, no subscore below 12 < 60
Minimum IELTS 6.5, no subscore below 6.0 5.5, no subscore below 5.0 5.0, no subscore below 4.5 < 5.0
Minimum Pearson Versant 69, no subscore below 54 50, no subscore below 42 45, no subscore below 37 < 45

About TOEFL®, IELTS™ and Pearson Versant™

To demonstrate your English-language ability, you only need a qualifying score from one of the three English-language proficiency exams. You do not need to take all three exams.

Country-specific Entry Requirements

First, select your region, and then your home country. We’ll show you the relevant qualifications needed for students applying from your country.