As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing your courses from a variety of fields. Use the notes for course searching to help you find which courses are available.

WCU is best known for its programs in business, Appalachian studies, Cherokee studies, natural resource management, biology, chemistry, communication, theatre arts, sport management and outdoor education, music, art, education, criminal justice, construction management, computer information systems and computer science. New programs are emergency management, telecommunications technology and forensic anthropology.

 

HOUSING

ISEP incoming students do not pay room and board when student chooses Judaculla Double Room price or lower (you will have a roommate). Choosing anything of a higher amount will result in paying the difference of price. 

MEALS

Students will receive the unlimited meal plan at no cost. Unlimited AYCE Meals plus a limited amount of money Declining Balance. AYCE (All You Care to Eat).

Dining options and hours are limited during university breaks.

*Calendar Year students are not eligible for ISEP housing and meal benefits over the summer break.

Program Website

Course Description

You can use the undergraduate catalog to research courses.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Cynthia Arrambide 703-504-9963 | CArrambide@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Biology

  • Business Recommended!

  • Communication

  • Computer and Information Sciences

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

  • Health Sciences

  • History Recommended!

  • Hospitality and Tourism

  • Human Services

  • International/Global Studies Recommended!

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Mathematics

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies Recommended!

  • Physical Sciences

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences Recommended!

  • Sports Studies

  • Visual and Performing Arts

Academic Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT Score: 68
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 520
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

English Langauge Requirements for both undergraduate and graduate students can be found here

Language Requirements have changed: https://www.wcu.edu/learn/office-of-international-programs-and-services/international-students/index.aspx

Graduate
(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Biology

  • Education Recommended!

  • English Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences Recommended!

  • History

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Physical Sciences Recommended!

  • Social Sciences

Academic Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT Score: 68
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

English Langauge Requirements for both undergraduate and graduate students can be found here

Language Requirements have changed: https://www.wcu.edu/learn/office-of-international-programs-and-services/international-students/index.aspx

Other Academic Conditions

Some graduate courses are available to qualified exchange students; however degree, Biltmore, and online programs are closed to ISEP students. 

 

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible.

 

VISA: All non-U.S. citizens will be required to obtain a visa. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

 

 

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