Chadron State College

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Chadron State College

Chadron, Nebraska

Named 6th Best Public Institution in the list of Midwest Regional Colleges by U.S. News and World Report’s annual guide to colleges and universities

CSC has been ranked in the Top 6 Public Schools and Top 68 of all Mid-Western Regional Public Colleges in the “Best Colleges” rankings of U.S. News and World Report.

Founded in 1911 as a teacher training school, Chadron State College has grown into a vibrant, comprehensive institution of more than 3,000 students.

Scholarships at Chadron State College


- Approximately $2,400 per year.
Minimum cumulative 3.25 (4.0 scale) high school GPA for entering freshmen and 3.25 (4.0 scale) for college transfers


- Approximately $7,000 per year.
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale) for all previous work attempted prior to enrollment at CSC. Must maintain a 3.5 GPA (4.0 scale) to maintain scholarship

BridgePathways® Tuition & Start Dates

Course Term Price
BridgePathways 8 weeks (24 hours per week) $3,080
6 weeks (28 hours per week) $2,688

As of June 2016, Bridge no longer provides ESL instruction on campus at CSC. Conditionally admitted students seeking English instruction prior to their studies at CSC are welcome to attend the Bridge Academic English Program at Bridge Denver City Center in Colorado.

Term Start Dates*
2016 2017
  • January 4
  • February 29
  • April 25
  • June 20
  • August 15
  • October 10
  • December 5
  • January 3
  • February 27
  • April 24
  • June 19
  • August 14
  • October 9
  • December 4

*Course start dates for Denver City Center. Term start dates may vary by a few days.

Fees and additional services

  • Registration Fee
  • Express Mailing of I-20
  • Private ESL Classes
  • Materials and Resources Fee
  • $155
  • $97
  • $75 per hour
  • $199 per term

Holidays Observed at BridgePathways at Denver City Center.

  2016 2017
  • New Year's Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • January 1
  • February 15
  • May 30
  • July 4
  • September 3
  • November 24-25
  • December 25
  • January 2
  • February 20
  • May 29
  • July 4
  • September 4
  • November 23-24
  • December 25

The BridgePathways® Academic English Program was developed precisely for international students to succeed in a U.S. academic environment.

As a BridgePathways student you will:

  • Develop your English proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Be assigned coursework designed to prepare you for university assignments
  • Learn how to successfully participate in discussions and lectures
  • Prepare for standardized tests
  • Participate in essential social and cultural immersion experiences

BridgePathways is a goal-oriented program that is customized and targeted based on your current level. It’s how we measure your success and help you reach your desired goals. With BridgePathways, you are assured the ultimate preparation for success at your U.S. university.

Students at Chadron State College experience life in the American West while earning an U.S. university degree. Chadron State takes great pride in its community and gives students every opportunity to get involved.

Clubs and Organizations

With over 70 student clubs and organizations, students at Chadron have many opportunities to continue learning, socializing, and making an impact outside of the classroom. Organizations here cover interests such as social gatherings, culture, politics, religion, community service and more.

Leadership Opportunities

Chadron State offers all students the chance to sharpen their leadership skills through student government groups such the Student Senate or through positions in the Residence Life Association, including becoming a Resident Advisor. These opportunities help students practice important interpersonal skills and also stand out to future employers.

Athletics and Intramurals

For a small college, Chadron has no shortage on athletic teams to join or cheer on from the stands. Chadron State Athletics provides students with the opportunity to participate in a fun but competitive atmosphere. With sports and intramural activities, students have more opportunities to get involved with their fellow students.

Residence Life

All five residence halls, or dorms, at Chadron are located on campus. With double and single occupancy options, there are a variety of living arrangements available to students. Shared dorms are an especially good option for BridgePathways students, since living with an English-speaking roommate will help their English progress even faster!

How to Apply to BridgePathways at Chadron State College

  • 1. Click 'Apply Now'
  • 2. Select Chadron State College
  • 3. Select Your Start Date
  • 4. Confirm you Application

With BridgePathways:

  • You can apply year-round.
  • University partners offer conditional admission to qualified students.
  • Receive a TOEFL/IELTS waiver upon successful completion of the program.


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