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Improve your English in a supportive environment, specially designed to ease your transition into academia in the United States.
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University studies in the USA
Founded in 1884, Philadelphia University offers an innovative academic experience that is active, collaborative and connected to the real world - a valuable competitive advantage in the workplace.
An outstanding faculty of scholars, practitioners and industry partners educate students in more than 60 quality undergraduate and graduate programs. PhilaU's location combines a beautiful residential campus setting with all of the academic and social opportunities available nearby in historic, bustling downtown Philadelphia.
Philadelphia University is a student-centered institution that prepares graduates for successful careers in an evolving global marketplace.
By blending the liberal arts and sciences, professional studies, interdisciplinary learning, and collaborations in and out of the classroom, students learn to thrive in diverse and challenging environments.
Our students are encouraged to form supportive relationships with each other as well as faculty, staff, and alumni in an academically rigorous setting that is focused on intellectual and personal growth. Philadelphia University is an experiential learning community where integrity, creativity, curiosity, ethics, responsibility, and the free exchange of ideas are valued.
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The BridgePathways® Academic English Program was developed precisely for international students to succeed in a U.S. academic environment.
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.
The park-like setting of the PhilaU campus, located within one of the most vibrant cities in the United States, provides students with a unique university experience. PhilaU fosters an environment of student engagement and development via a wide variety of social and scholarly organizations, leadership opportunities and athletics.
Clubs and Organizations
PhilaU students are encouraged to take an active role in their college experience by joining one of the many on-campus clubs and organizations. Choose from a diverse range of active groups, including fraternities and sororities, career-focused clubs such as the Accounting Society or the Mock Trial Club, or social organizations like the Outdoors Club or Tango Club.
The Student Government Association at PhilaU offers leadership opportunities for dedicated students to work with administration to make changes within the university community. The university also offers the Emerging Leaders Program for freshman, with is a certificate program designed to promote student development through discussion, exercises and workshops. Other leadership opportunities include civic engagement projects through the office of Community Service Learning, as well as Resident Assistant positions, student athletics, and more.
Athletics and Intramurals
At PhilaU, athletics are taken seriously. With 17 varsity teams for men and women, including basketball, baseball, softball, cross-country, rowing and golf, plus athletic clubs with state-of-the-art facilities, the university makes it easy for students to play as hard as they work. Join a club or team, or if you’re not athletic, catch the spirit of PhilaU by attending a Rams game to cheer on the team!
The Office of Residence at PhilaU recognizes that students spend most of their time outside the classroom, making campus living a key part of the college experience. Partridge Hall, for first year students, offers rooms for one to four students, and features a social lounge, kitchen and laundry area. This is a perfect opportunity for BridgePathways students to improve their English skills! Each living area is assigned a graduate Residence Coordinator and undergraduate Resident Assistant, who lives among students, to provide leadership and support.
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