Admission standards and enrollment criteria:

  • The Bridge Program will allow students with 500 on the TEOFL or with 6.0 on the IELTS to take ESL and academic courses together. After completing one semester successfully in the Bridge Program, students will move fully into their academic majors in the following semester.
  • Students must meet LTU’s admission requirement for LTU ESL Institute and the college they are applying to for graduate/undergraduate.
  • Graduate students will take 2 ESL classes and one academic course in their chosen major. Undergraduate students will take four ESL courses and two academic courses in their chosen major.
  • 15 weeks to complete the Bridge Program.
  • Students will take placement exam at the end of the semester, such as TOEFL, IELTS, or LTU English Placement test.