"I have been able to improve my English writing and speaking skills."

- Wang Yukun, ESL Academy Graduate

LynxDirect Pathway Program

Advance your knowledge and get ready for success at the University of Colorado Denver. LynxDirect is an accelerated pathway into your degree program that builds your English language skills while you save time and money.

LynxDirect is offered in the fall (August) and spring (January) semesters. The program starts with guaranteed admission to the highest level in CU Denver’s ESL Academy. After completing ESL courses, you will take two undergraduate credit-bearing courses that fulfill core graduation requirements for your major.

  First Semester at CU Denver (e.g. Fall) Second Semester (e.g. Spring, Summer, or Fall)
Academic Home CU Denver ESL Academy Your Major
I-20 Pathway I-20 Degree I-20
ESL Academy Level 5 Credit-Bearing Courses
Full-time bachelors degree coursework

From day one, you’ll be a part of the CU Denver community, where you’ll learn from highly qualified faculty in a supportive, welcoming academic environment. Classes provide personalized attention in small class sizes. International Student Scholarships are available for the LynxDirect pathway program.