Bridge Program

What is it?DSC_3758

  • It is a program that combines 1 advanced ESL class + 1 college academic class.
  • The ESL class is 9 credits and the college academic class is 5 credits. This program is a total of 14 credits.
  • The ESL class covers reading and writing skills, oral presentations, use of reference materials, and effective preparation and test taking skills.
  • This program prepares students to enter a U.S. college or university.
  • The program is generally 1 quarter long.
  • There is a heavy emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills and taking personal responsibility for learning.

Who is considered for the Bridge program?


1. Students with the following TOEFL/IELTS scores:

  • IBT TOEFL score of 58-60, or PBT TOEFL score of 493.
  • An IELTS overall score of 5.5, with all sub-scores of 5+.

2. Students who are studying at an English language school in the U.S. and:

  • Successfully completed level 109 at ELS Language Centers.
  • Successfully completed of the highest level at their intensive English school. Must submit a verification letter from the school official.
  • Considered on a case-by-case basis.

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International Brochure: CLICK HERE!

Age Requirements


Last Updated October 23, 2015