Why Choose Us

The ESL Academy not only prepares students in English language fluency it also supports their complete success as a University of Colorado Denver student. An active English-learning environment provides skills for success in an American university: Grammar, Speaking, Critical Thinking Skills, Accent Reduction, and Writing Research Papers.

Learning beyond the classroom: service and community learning—speaking and learning English in the community while enjoying fun activities: museum trips, volunteering in community gardens, and Colorado history tours.

The highly qualified ESL Instructors create a friendly, welcoming environment for international students from diverse cultures; many of the Instructors have lived and taught in Asia, Latin America, and other global regions.​​​​

Flexible enrollment dates: classes are offered year-round with sessions start dates available five times a year in the spring, summer and fall. Each term runs for a period of 8 weeks. Students enrolled in the ESL Academy’s Intensive English program receive 20 hours of classroom instruction per week. In addition, we offer free homework help, tutoring, and conversation support.​

Targeted ESL instruction for all students seeking degree programs including business, education, architecture, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Students complete the program by learning to write a research paper in their major field of study.​​​

Seamless transition between ESL Academy, International Admissions and the academic environment (‘admissions pathways’ service).​​

Classes are held in modern, spacious educational areas. The Auraria Library and Executive MBA suite offer comfortable social areas for students to relax and study.​​​

Classes take place in the Auraria Library and Executive MBA suite, giving access to downtown Denver's diverse business economy. Study in Denver, Colorado, a thriving city centrally located in the United States. Home to one of the nation’s best international airports and one of its strongest city economies. Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Rocky Mountains.​​​