English Language/Bridge Pathway Program

Contact Information

Academic Coordinator and Retention Specialist: Rebecca Snodgrass
E-mail: rlsnodgrass@lcsc.edu
Office: RCH 212
Phone: 208-792-2109
FAX: 208-792-2193
Web: https://www.lcsc.edu/international/


LC State’s International Programs offers English language programs for non-native speakers of English.  The Bridge Pathway Program is designed for prospective students who have not yet reached LC State’s undergraduate English proficiency requirement.  In addition, International Programs can offer short-term, customized English language and culture programs for groups of learners.  Please contact us for additional information.  

Bridge Pathway Program

Enrollment in the The Bridge Pathway Program at LC State allows students to take college-level course(s) while simultaneously receiving full academic and language support. Successful completion of the Bridge Pathway Program guarantees admission to our general college degree programs.  Prospective students must apply for provisional admission and meet the Bridge English Proficiency requirement.  Bridge students take courses to improve their English language and academic skills and may choose from selected college courses. Students must have a student visa (F-1) or other eligible status. Student visa information can be found in the Admitted Students section of the International Programs home page. In addition, certain Bridge Pathway and college courses can be accessed online from the student’s home country. The student will use LC State’s Learning Management System, Canvas, to access classes, meetings, and assignments. Online-only students outside of the United States do not require a visa to enroll in online courses. Bridge students are encouraged to consider homestay with an American host family. Additional housing information can be found on the International Homestay Program and Housing & Residence Life pages. 

Specialized Programs

The English Language/Bridge Pathway program also offers customized, short-term group programs. Please contact us for additional information.  

Cost of Attendance and Payment

Information on Bridge Pathway Program tuition can be found on the Scholarships and Cost of Attendance pages. The cost of attendance includes tuition & fees, books & supplies, housing & food, and student health insurance. Please note that these are estimated costs. For quotes on specialized programs, please contact us. Fees are due by the payment deadline. More information can be found on the Payment Options page.