Program Facts

Year-round Start Dates, 8-week Sessions

24 Hours/Week, 192 Hours/Session

 Introductory to Advanced Levels, CEFR A1-C2

 In-person, Full-time


 Prerequisite: Conditional Admission to the University of Colorado Boulder, Undergraduates Only

 Academic Courses Available

The ESL Academic Bridge Program is for conditionally-admitted students who have not met the English language proficiency requirements for admission into an undergraduate degree program at the University of Colorado Boulder. Students who choose to enroll in the ESL Academic Bridge Program must successfully complete all levels of the program prior to beginning their degree program at the university.

Pathway to CU

Academic Bridge program students in good standing can begin earning CU degree credits while they are studying at the IEC. Once students have achieved a high intermediate level of English proficiency, they can select one or two credit-bearing university courses to take concurrently with their English language studies.