Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:12 months
Local:$ 33.4k / 1 Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 33.4k / 1 Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1051

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Program highlights include:

  • Guaranteed progression to a Mason undergraduate program (upon successful completion of a Pathway program)
  • A curriculum of Mason credit-earning courses
  • Full integration with domestic and international students on the Mason campus
  • Access to all Mason cultural events, athletic events, and activities
  • Classrooms and accommodations in the heart of campus
  • Highest level of support for student success
  • Individual supplemental tutoring for any subject
  • Highly trained and experienced university instructors
  • Academic advising throughout the program
Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, students may enter their second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline any time Tuition fee
  • USD 33390 Year (National)
  • USD 33390 Year (International)
Start date January,August 2015 Credits 120 credit hours
  • 120 credit hour program
  • 29 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 91 credit hours remaining toward degree
Duration full-time 12 months Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

Course Content

Semester 1

  • Enhanced English Composition I (INTO)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (INTO) OR Introductory Statistics I
  • American Cultures (INTO)
  • Language Support for American Cultures (INTO)
  • Transition INTO College I (INTO)
  • Introduction to Computing
Semester 2
  • Enhanced English Composition II (INTO)
  • Public Speaking (INTO)
  • Language Support for Public Speaking (INTO)
  • World History
  • Language Support for World History (INTO)
  • Transition INTO College II (INTO)
  • Introduction to Psychology OR Conflict in Our World OR Introduction to Health Behavior*
  • Linguistics Campstone (INTO)


The Undergraduate Pathway program is for students who:

  • Desire to study for an undergraduate degree in the United States
  • Need to improve English language skills
  • Have lower GPAs than required of direct-entry students
  • Desire additional academic, language, and cultural support in order to succeed during the first year at a U.S. university
  • Any or all of the above

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 5.5 TOEFL iBT® test : 60

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.


  • 2.5 minimum high school GPA equivalent based on applicants country/institutional scale
  • High school diploma

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than George Mason University.

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