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IFY Extra

A unique study program for international students who need additional English preparation as they start their university studies.

IFY Extra provides additional support with skills courses in Reading and Writing Essentials as well as freshman-level, credit-bearing courses. At the end of the 2-semester program, students have the choice of continuing on for a third semester to complete their freshman credits or matriculate into Morrisville State College and continue as a freshman.

Why Choose the ONCAMPUS SUNY program?

  • Lower English level requirements 4.5 IELTS, 48 TOEFL or equivalent
  • Ideal introductory university experience 24 freshman credits upon completion.
  • Flexible entry requirements SAT scores, personal statements, and letters of recommendation are not required
  • Live and study in the heart of New York State Students will study and live alongside university students from day one and have full access to all facilities and resources
  • Safe and supportive ‘soft landing’ A beautiful, traditional campus with welcoming faculty & staff providing unparalleled support and guidance
  • Choice and flexibility Students can choose to stay on at ONCAMPUS SUNY for a third semester to complete further credits or matriculate into MSC and continue their freshman studies
  • Guaranteed transfer credits To any of the State University of New York’s 64 schools with choices of over 7,000 degrees and certification programs
  • An education in the SUNY system is a high ranked education 25 SUNY campuses were ranked among the top colleges and universities in the nation (U.S. News & World Report)

Study Plan

Students study 14 credits in their first semester; 6 of these credits are designed to further support their English and Reading skills. After two semesters students will earn 24 credits that are guaranteed to transfer within the SUNY system:

IFY Extra Semester 1

Title Credits
Reading Essentials
Play Production*
English for Academic Purposes
0
3
0
Writing Essentials
English for Academic Purposes: Writing
0
0
First Year Experience 2
Math: Based on Placement Exam 3
University Success Seminar 0
Personalized Tutoring (0.5 – 1 hour per week) 0
Step Ahead 0
Total Credits 8

IFY Extra Semester 2

Title Credits
Introduction to Visual Art*
Introduction to Biology*
Introduction to Psychology*
English for Academic Purposes
3
4
3
0
Introduction to College Writing
English for Academic Purposes: Writing
3
0
Math: Based on Semester One 3
University Success Seminar 0
Personalized Tutoring (0.5 – 1 hour per week) 0
Total Credits 16

* Morrisville State College reserves the right to change this course.

University application process

Start your bachelor's degree and finish it at the university of your choice. Whether you choose to remain within the State University of New York (SUNY) system or choose to transfer to any of the other 4,000+ colleges or universities outside of SUNY, our University Success Advisor will be there to help you.

ONCAMPUS SUNY helps you with:

  • A 4-step university advising process
  • College visits
  • College fairs
  • Planning tools
  • Guidance on final decision

The 4-step University Advising process has three components:

  1. Independent exploration and assessment
  2. Weekly workshops
  3. One-on-one advising with your University Success Advisor – meet with them as often as you would like!

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