IBP General Program Information

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International Business Professions (IBP) is a full-time, 12 months program that starts in Fall and Spring. Students design their own study and career plan that aligns with their interests by taking a wide range of college-level subjects and practical English support courses for one academic year to prepare them for an internship in their field of interest.

Please note that IBP is a cohort based program that requires a minimum enrollment each Fall and Spring. For questions about the upcoming cohort, please email ie@bebllevuecollege.edu.

  • Students must be a high school graduate and at least 18 years old.
  • Students must meet the required English language proficiency at the time of application.
  • Students must be in good academic and immigration standing throughout the program to be able to apply for the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) in their final term.
  • Students in Japan must apply to the IBP Program through the authorized agency at https://www.iccworld.co.jp/ibp/university/bellevue/

  1. An online international student application form, including the signature document. Apply through our International Student Portal. If you are a new applicant, please see the bottom of the International Student Portal page and click new user. Make sure to save the email and password you use.
  2. A non-refundable $50 application fee paid online.   
  3. A copy of the passport photo page, including expiration date.   
  4. A bank statement dated no earlier than 6 months before application, with a minimum balance of $28,762 USD.   
    • Students must complete the online Financial Responsibility Form found within the International Student Portal application.   
  5. Transcripts from the current and/or previous schools translated to English: A transcript shows classes taken and grades received issued by the school 
  6. Valid proof of English language proficiency.
  7. Click “Submit Application” at the top of the application page. This is the last step and must be completed for us to review your application.

Students must submit all general requirements and will be required to submit additional documents if they are underage (16 and 17) Students: Completed and signed Power-of-Attorney (POA) and Attorney-in-Fact (AIF) forms.

Students must submit all general requirements and will be required to submit additional documents including a copy of each F-2 dependent’s passport photo page, including expiration date and adding an additional $5,000 USD per dependent to the bank statement.

Acceptance packets can be sent via email at no cost or mailed to an international address for the cost of shipping. Students must cover the express mail fee through eShipGlobal and upload the air bill with a full mailing address to their online application within the International Student Portal.

  1. Main Track (Track A):
    Student must meet one of the following requirements:
    • 54 (iBT) or 480 (PBT). More information about TOEFL
    • Overall Academic IELTS score of 5.0 with no specific sub-score requirements. More information about Academic IELTS
  2. Advance Track (Track B):
    Student must meet one of the following requirements:
    • 61 (iBT) or 500 (PBT). More information about TOEFL
    • Overall Academic IELTS score of 6.0 with all sub-scores 5.5 or higher. More information about Academic IELTS
    • 95 with a Production Score of 75 or higher. Duolingo English Test

Last Updated July 18, 2024