ESL Academic Program

Providing quality English as a Second Language courses to college-ready students
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UW-Stout's ESL Institute offers:

  • Conditional Admission for most programs at UW-Stout
  • Small class sizes (20 or fewer students)
  • Conversation partner program
  • Free tutoring services 
  • Friendship family program
  • Recreation trips and cultural excursions


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UW-Stout's ESL Institute is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period April 2018 through April 2023 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400,


Applying to UW-Stout

Learn about the admission requirements and process to apply to UW-Stout. We'll guide you every step of the way.