Prepare for Success
Want to prepare yourself for English-speaking classrooms? With the Pre-Sessional English program, you get the strong language support you need to feel more comfortable learning in English.
Once you complete the Pre-Sessional English program, you’ll transition into the Extended Accelerator Program and start working toward your degree.
|Planned – all courses exclusive to Accelerator students||Not applicable||2.0 GPA and approval from Accelerator team||Extended Accelerator Program|
To apply for the Pre-Sessional English add-on program at UIC, you should have at least the following qualifications:
|GPA Requirement||Minimum TOEFL®||Minimum IELTS™||Minimum Pearson Versant™|
|Only one of the scores below required|
|2.5||60 or below||5.0 or below||45 or below|
Build your career before it even begins.
Included in Pre-Sessional English, the Career Accelerator is a two-year program focused on professional development. Learn valuable skills. Gain real-world experience. Customize your experience to fit your goals. So you can stand out when you apply for jobs.
When my internship ended, I was offered a position working full-time for the Chicago Low-Income Housing Trust Fund as a Program Auditor. An internship is the chance to prove yourself and show what kind of employee you would be.”