Salzburg College – College Preparation Program

The Salzburg College College Preparation Program combines intensive study of English with preparation for successful study at American colleges and universities. Participants experience an integrated 2-semester program focused on instruction in English language and Western culture proficiency, university study skills and academic writing, and content-based course work typical of an American university classroom. Upon successful completion students are guaranteed an easy transfer to Salzburg College’s School of Record, Northern Illinois University.

The first semester is focused on intensive English as a Second Language Studies as well as Cultural Studies. At the end of the first semester students take the TOEFL exam. During the second semester students are either prepared to take the SAT exam or may, if qualified, complete their first semester of university courses at Salzburg College.

Northern Illinois University is university with academic qualification recognized by the Ministry of Education of the Peoples’ Republic of China ( Qualification Recognition by Ministry of Education of the PRC ).

Program Highlights

2-semester condensed program
Intensive English Language (TOEFL) and College (SAT) Preparation Courses with native speakers
Option to complete first university courses (already part of university education) for those students that qualify
Cultural training and placement with American students in host families or student dormitory
Support in transferring to Northern Illinois University or into one of Salzburg College’s new bachelor programs
Support in getting the Goa Kao / HKDSE verified by WES
Opportunity to take Private Music lessons and Studio Art classes


High School Diploma (Gao Kao / HKDSE) or equivalent
18 Years of age at program start

Program Manager & Admissions Information

Mag. Phoebe Mayer, MBA     Email: mayer@salzburgcollege.edu

For application inquiry or application submission, please contact your local application service centre or application@smartcampus.net / application-cpp@fpka.at for our response to you.