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Drexel International Gateway

Undergraduate Conditional Admission

Drexel International Gateway provides qualified international students with a foundation year of quality academic and English language courses, plus Intercultural Community Bridge activities in preparation for full-time undergraduate study.

What's inside the International Gateway?

Real faculty:

  • Up to 21 hours of university credit for core academic courses in mathematics, sciences, and communication, taught by outstanding faculty in the Drexel College of Arts and Sciences
  • English language courses plus IELTS or TOEFL preparation courses taught by faculty in the CEA-accredited Drexel English Language Center; all ELC instructors have advanced degrees in TESL or related fields.

Real support:

  • Individualized advising for academic success
  • The Intercultural Community Bridge program helps students make contact with American university students and experience campus life and their community.

Real success:

  • Preparation for full-time undergraduate degree programs in majors including bioscience, communications, computer science, engineering, business, and more.
  • The future opportunity to participate in Drexel Co-op, the ultimate internship.™

The Curriculum

Fall Quarter

Winter Quarter

Spring Quarter

 

Summer Quarter

Academic

Listening/Speaking and

Reading/Writing

15.0 hours

Academic

Listening/ Speaking

7.5 hours

Gateway Support for CHEM-201

6.0 hours

Gateway Support for Humanities

6.0 hours

Test Preparation

6.0 hours

Test and Academic Skills Preparation

6.0 hours

Skills for College Success

3.0 hours

Presentations special topic class

3.0 hours

Math placement exam

University courses:

Math

ESL-110

6-7 credits

University courses:

Math

CHEM-201

6-7 credits

University courses:

Math and/or

Humanities

6-7 credits

Community Bridge  activities

Community Bridge  activities

American Cultural Connections

activities

American Cultural Connections activities

To successfully complete the International Gateway program, students must attend a minimum of three quarters and a maximum of four quarters.  Click here for the full list of program completion and exit requirements.

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