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ESL Bridge Program - English

New England’s Technical University for over 75 years

Announcing a New ESL Bridge Program

The new ESL Bridge Program at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) is designed for students to achieve the English language skills required to begin college level work in one of our 50+ associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

Admission into the ESL Bridge Program will be offered* as follows:

Level I March 2017 TOEFL 63-65 IELTS 5.0
Level I & II July 2017 TOEFL 66-71 IELTS 5.5
Level I, II & III October 2017 TOEFL 72-77 IELTS 6.0

Participants in the ESL Bridge Program receive:

  • Same treatment as full-time NEIT students**
  • 16 classroom contact hours per week
  • 32 additional hours of language development per week
  • Extensive support services for international and non-English speaking students
  • In addition to ESL, one general education course in Math, English or Science at no extra cost.

Cost of the program:  $3,700 for 10 week term

NEIT welcomes students from a multitude of backgrounds. With the launch of our ESL Bridge Program, our diverse population will grow!  We have thousands of students representing over 30 countries and various ethnicities.  Our Admissions Office is looking forward to assisting you to further your academic goals.  Begin your online application at: or (for international students)

An Affordable U.S. Education:  NEIT’s tuition is the lowest of all private colleges in Rhode Island for associate and bachelor’s degree programs. Affordable housing options close to campus are available.  In October 2017, our first residence hall will be completed.

Housing and Transportation:  Off campus housing is available as well as transportation between campuses. NEIT provides assistance to students in meeting their housing and transportation needs.

*The university reserves the right to change, without notice, any published information including the rate of tuition or fees, course offerings, programs of study, admissions, registration and graduation requirements, calendar, and rules, and to change any other regulations concerning the student body. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this document, its contents are subject to change without prior notice.

** NEIT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.

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