The International Scholars Program (ISP) equips international, multilingual students with the linguistic, cultural, and communicative competence needed for successful completion of coursework in their chosen field(s) of study at CGU.

The ISP offers preparatory courses for all incoming or current international students.


Pathways Program Entrance Requirements

Depending on your level of English proficiency, you may be required to take either both Tiers 1 & 2 or only Tier 2 of the ISP Pathways Program. Achieving a grade of B or better in the courses of a tier enables you to proceed to the next tier. Upon successful completion of the International Scholars Program, you will proceed to your graduate program of study and receive a certificate of achievement.

Academic Entrance Requirements

English Entrance Requirements
If you score in these ranges, you will be required to take the ISP Pathways Program.

Tier 1 Tier 2
Start date must be during a module 1 Start any time during a module 1 or 2
TOEFL iBT 75–84 / IELTS 6.0–6.4 / Pearson PTE 50–57 TOEFL iBT 85–94 / IELTS 6.5–7.0 / Pearson PTE 58–65

Learn More about the Pathways Program



The ISP Pathways Program utilizes an asynchronous modality with integrated one-on-one synchronous meetings, so you can take the program on your own schedule, from anywhere. During the summer, the program is also offered in a hybrid modality.

Tier 1

Tier 2

*TNDY 304 is a 2-unit in-person course, offered as an intensive course over the last 2 weeks of the summer semester only. This course is for students in the hybrid version of the program.



The program is offered asynchronously on a rolling basis throughout the year. It is offered in a hybrid modality only during the summer.


Program Tuition & Fees

Tier 1 Fee: $2,000
Tier 2 Fee: $2,000
Total Program: $4,000

The 2-unit course, TNDY 304, is required for ISP students in the hybrid version of the program. Standard CGU tuition applies.*

*CGU fellowships cannot be applied to Tier Fees, but the optional class tuition may have prorated fellowships applied.


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Phone: 909-607-0044