$10,000 — $15,000 Semester
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Scholarships For International Student
Business, Computer Science, Engineering
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Take the next step toward studying in the United States with American Collegiate Live. Earn recognized credits toward your US degree from anywhere in the world, transfer to top-ranked US universities, or start your first academic year from home.
Learn from experienced faculty at the University of Massachusetts Boston, a top-200 US university, via Live-to-Device learning. Take classes and earn credits in English reading and writing, mathematics, humanities, sciences, and more — all you need is a laptop and internet connection. UMass Boston credits are widely recognized at universities in the US and around the world.
With American Collegiate Live, you can benefit from:
Learn in real time via Live, our award-nominated digital classroom experience. Courses are taught in English with bilingual language support. Professors teach live from the University of Massachusetts Boston campus in the US, with live streaming sent directly to your personal device. Schedule video check-ins with professors, ask questions, and collaborate with classmates on group projects-and get more engagement than a typical classroom.
With Live, become part of your campus community, from home, through digital student advising, videoconference tutoring, and online gatherings including game nights and movie watch parties. Feel connected to your new campus — even before arriving in the US.
UMass Boston, located in America’s most celebrated college city, combines the resources of a major research university and the accessibility of a public institution. The capital city of Massachusetts, Boston is a quintessential “college town,” home to 35 universities, and is an international hub for education, health care, research, tech, and finance.
#109 Top Public Schools — U.S. News & World Report, 2020
#27 Top Performers on Social Mobility — U.S. News & World Report, 2020
#9 Most Diverse Colleges in America — Niche, 2020
Best Regional Colleges — The Princeton Review, 2019
Tier 1 National Universities — U.S. News & World Report, 2020
Choose between four different tracks and take courses to meet first-year requirements. The undergraduate program tracks 1–3 require a 2.5 minimum GPA for entry. Track 4 is a non-credit-bearing English program available to both undergraduate and graduate students.
|Tracks||English Language Requirements||Credits Earned Spring 2021*|
|Track 1||IELTS 6.0 | TOEFL 79 | ITEP 4.0 | DET 100||12 – 16|
|Track 2||IELTS 5.5 | TOEFL 68 | ITEP 3.5 | DET 90|
|Track 3||IELTS 5.0 | TOEFL 60 | ITEP 3.0 | DET 80|
3 – 4
|Track 4||IELTS 3.5 | TOEFL 30 | ITEP 1.5 | DET 50||ENGLISH ONLY|
|Session II (Fall 2021)||IELTS 3.5 | TOEFL 30 | ITEP 1.5 | DET 50||ENGLISH ONLY|
*Entry requirements and credits earned may vary based on destination university acceptance criteria and American Collegiate Live program track.
Universities listed with an asterisk* have confirmed full recognition and transfer of credit-bearing courses in the American Collegiate curriculum.
American Collegiate DC*
Cleveland State University*
Iowa State University
Michigan State University
Ohio State University
Oregon State University
The State University of New York – Stony Brook
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado – Boulder
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois Chicago
University of Texas — Arlington