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International Academy

Experience a top U.S. university, take courses in your major while improving your English, and enjoy educational and cultural enrichment activities.

At a Glance


Undergraduate international students

Relevant Dates:

Winter 2022 session dates are February 7 - February 18


Academic coursework in selected track + English communication classes.

Program Features:

Interactive classes; practical experience and experiential learning; access to faculty and field experts; cultural and academic experiences; completion certificate.

More Information:

International Academy will be online for Winter 2022. A world-class university experience is more accessible than ever. We are accepting applications for this online session.

If you have any questions, e-mail or call (512) 471-2480.


Complete the online application to secure your place.

About the International Academy

International Academy is a short-term customized program for university-level students. Students will gain first-hand experience in their selected track with a curriculum that focuses on practice, problem-solving and application, while improving their ability to communicate their subject-area knowledge in English with oral and written communication classes. Classes will be delivered 100% online through live instruction with distinguished faculty from a top-ranked global university.


  • Attend interactive classes online 5 days a week for 30 total weekly hours
  • Hands-on, practical experience and experiential learning
  • Connect with experts, get career guidance and field insights
  • Gain U.S. cultural knowledge and academic perspectives
  • Improve technical written English and oral communication
  • Better understand and prepare for U.S. university admissions
  • Receive a certification of completion

Sample Schedule

Times shown are in Central Standard Time (CST/GMT-6).

Times Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri.
6:00-9:00am   Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1
7:00-8:20pm Class 2 Class 2 Class 2 Class 2 Class 2  
8:40-10:00pm Class 3 Class 3 Class 3 Class 3 Class 3  

Program Tracks

Select a track to learn more.


Winter 2022

The International Academy will be all online. Tuition includes all academic materials, access to online university resources, pre-orientation and certificate of completion.

  • $1,300 per student for English + Academic track (60 hours total)


Winter 2022 session dates are February 7 - 18. To ensure timely processing, please complete the application by January 28, 2022.

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Program Track Details


Gain presentation skills and improve written communication. Explore management types, business etiquette and customs, negotiation styles, and leadership. Engage in case-study learning with current issues in business. Develop management skills and gain a competitive edge in the job market.

  • Foundations of Accounting
  • Written Communications in Business
  • Business English for Oral Communication

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Gain hands-on experience in engineering and improve scientific written and oral communications in English. You will identify an engineering problem and work in groups to research, design and execute an experiment and develop solutions.

  • Engineering Physics
  • Written Communication for Science
  • Oral Communication for Science

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Language and Culture

Improve your English language and learn more about U.S. culture. This program offers unique cultural experiences, helping you advance your knowledge and communication skills through practice.

  • Listening and Speaking
  • Reading and Discussion
  • Writing
  • American Culture
  • Communication Skills and Strategies

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