University of Wisconsin La Crosse is committed to serving all of their students by including and integrating their diverse student population to achieve academic excellence, create an environmentally sustainable campus, welcoming the military, and ensuring that students are prepared in all aspects of their life through wellness.
The English as a Second Language Institute offers a flexible program for non-native speakers of English. Classes are designed primarily for international students who need to improve or strengthen their English for studying at the university. The classes are also appropriate for persons who have a serious interest in studying English as a second language for personal or business reasons.
The English as a Second Language Institute is at the cutting edge of language learning. American teachers, small class sizes and new technology ensure that you have the best possible experience improving your English language skills. Learn more about our program on our website!
Here are just a few of the many reasons to join us for your ESL study:
-No TOEFL/IELTS scores required
-6 levels of instruction from beginning to advanced
-Courses in speaking, listening, reading, writing, U.S. culture, pronunciation and more
-Classroom activities with American students
-Opportunity to take regular university classes in addition to ESL classes
-General education credit for undergraduate students who complete two courses at level 6
-Free private tutors!
Start your ESL journey today
Application deadline: July 15th
Starts: Early September
Application deadline: December 15
Stars: Late January
Ends: Early May
International students live in our residence halls (dormitories) alongside American students. Most of our ESL students live in Eagle Hall, which is the newest residence hall at UW-La Crosse.