English as a Second Language

Offering year-round English immersion courses to non-native English speakers
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The University of Wisconsin-Stout ESL Institute (ESLI) supports the mission of the UW-Stout and its Office of International Education to internationalize and diversify our campus. The ESLI does so primarily by providing quality English as a Second Language courses to college-ready students. The ESLI also provides academic support, as well as opportunities for community interaction and campus engagement, to facilitate ESL student success.

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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