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University of Bridgeport is among America's strong international universities with 25 percent of the students coming from overseas. The University enrolls students from more than 80 countries who are active in student government, publications and clubs, the University of Bridgeport prides itself in being a real world "experience in globalization." Through its International Programs, the University provides academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities which support the University's commitment to promote global citizenship and a commitment to public service.
There are 400 full- and part-time faculty, including Fulbright Scholars, National Science Foundation Fellows, Ford Fellows, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows, American Council for Learned Societies Scholars and Phi Beta Kappa Scholars.
The University prides itself on its student-faculty ratio of 12:1. It also takes pride in its commitment to diversity. Some 32 percent of its students are members of minorities.
The English Language Institute is a well-established ESL program with experienced teachers holding advanced degrees, small classes of 3 to 15 students, and a modern computer laboratory. Students at ELI benefit from being part of a global educational community on the East Coast of the United States, in historic New England.
Intensive English Program
Students in the intensive English program are in class for 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday. All students take classes in Grammar, Composition, Reading, Listening, and Speaking. Classes include serious topics such as writing a research paper and listening to lectures, and also special learning activities such as writing & performing a skit, watching videos, & playing word games.
The intensive English program features pre-academic ESL for students planning to attend university, and it also meets the needs of students improving their English for personal or business reasons.
Full time tuition: $2,550 per session; $5100 per semester