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International Year One in Fine Arts

Illinois State University

The Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Fine Arts will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.

Upon successful completion of the Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of study at Illinois State University.

Key Facts

Academic Requirements

RequirementsEnter the marketing team academic entry requirementsHigh School Diploma. 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Degrees that do NOT require a portfolio for entry are listed below:

  • Theatre - Film & Digital Media
  • Theatre - Theatre Studies
  • Theatre Teacher Education
  • Art History
  • Creative Technologies - Audio and Music Production (B.A.), (B.S.)
  • Creative Technologies - Game Design (B.A.), (B.S.)
  • Creative Technologies - Interdisciplinary Technologies (B.A.), (B.S.)

New students are not able to submit applications for admission to the following programs, but may submit a portfolio/audition during their study at Illinois State University based on program requirements:

  • Music Composition*
  • BFA Graphic Design*
  • BFA Studio Arts*

English Language Requirements

TOEFL 60, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password 6, Completion of Acadmeic English Level 4, Duolingo 90, or TOEFL Essentials 6.5.

Start Dates

12 August 2024

06 January 2025

11 August 2025

Tuition Fee

Pricing for this Program is currently unavailable.


Key Information

  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Program Details

International Year One in Fine Arts

Illinois State University