Enter the ESL Academy at the University of Colorado Denver and discover a new world of
academic, cultural, and social opportunities. English immersion at the ESL
Academy facilitates English fluency and ensures academic success in degree
Feel at home at the ESL Academy and study English in a beautifully designed, modern, state-of-the-art
educational space. Specialist teach in "smart" classrooms, while
students have access to two computer labs, relaxing social areas, a student
resource library, and two large study rooms to complete homework or practice
conversation with native English speakers.
The ESL Academy is committed to helping students succeed through a focus on academic reading and writing,
critical thinking skills development, extensive reading, and grammar instruction.
ESL Specialists all have a Master degree or higher qualification and their
international teaching experience helps to create a warm, welcoming environment
for all students. An admissions pathway into the University of Colorado Denver
is supported throughout the life of a student's academic career at the
Advising offers students like you to work closely with staff at the ESL Academy as well as with the
International Admissions (IA) team to ensure you make a successful
transition from being an Academy student to a degree-seeking candidate at
■ Upon arrival, you will meet individually with
the Director to map out your individualized study plan.
■ You will receive a 30-minute orientation on CU
Denver degree programs and instructions on the university application process.
■ IA and ESL Coordinators will monitor your
application and academic progress to make sure you are on track to graduate
on-time and pursue your degree program of choice.
■ Once you have been conditionally admitted, you
will meet with ESL staff once per term to assess your performance and monitor
■ ESL and IA staff are available to assist you
with your application, including help with your personal essay,references, and
If at any time you have questions, comments, or concerns about
your application to a degree program at CU Denver, our doors are always open for