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International 1 + 1 Associate Degree Program

For ICBT CAMPUS, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Brief Program Description

Students can complete the first year of their Davis College Associate Degree at the ICBT Campus and transition to complete their second year with the externship component at Davis College in Toledo, Ohio, USA.


  • Heightened affordability means: lowered cost of tuition and cost of living for students in their first year
  • Complete a valuable degree in only 2 years: Associate Degrees from Davis College are fully recognized and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
  • Course matching options allow for recognition and transferability of courses taken at ICBT Campus
  • Davis College’s first year – general education core provides a strong foundation for an endless list of available programs
  • Ability for students to evaluate interests: great flexibility gives students the option to pursue other areas of study offered at Davis College
  • Exposure to work opportunities in the US: an externship is a mandatory component at Davis College that helps student gain practical learning experience and connect directly with employers
  • University Transfer Pathway accessibility: Associate Degrees from Davis College are recognized for post-secondary credits by many of our high-ranking university partners
  • Davis College scholarship eligibility: students are automatically considered for many merit-based financial awards

Admissions Requirements for Program:

  • Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (O and A level) certificate
  • Proof of English language proficiency that meets Davis College minimum English language proficiency requirements – 51-69 TOEFL iBT score, 5.0-6.0 IELTS, 36-50 PTE, 75-100 Duolingo, Michigan English Test, ≥ 64 or ≥ C1 (MET –
  • Some programs may require criminal and background checks – will be required in 2nd year when students prepare to get their externship**

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First Year Program Course Requirements

First Year – General Education Core (36 credits) completed at ICBT Campus

COM121 Composition I (5)

COM122 Composition II (5)

COM— Communication Elective (4)

CAS— Computer Elective (4)

HUM— Humanities Elective (4)

MTH102 Introductory Algebra I (5)

SSC— Social Science Elective (4)

IDS110 Forum on Technology and Resources (5)

Second year – focused courses

Visit to view our catalog for specific course requirements.

Program application and admission flow

  1. Apply to Davis College, receive, and accept the admission offer
  2. Start Year 1+ in home country
  3. In Quarte 2 of Year 1, reapply to Davis College (major declaration)
  4. Receive Form I-20 and begin Visa application process
  5. Arrive in the U.S. at Davis College for the start of Year 2
  6. Complete Year 2 and authorized work opportunities

Either return to home country or pursue further studies at 4-year institution.

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