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University Wisconsin-Milwaukee

English as a Second Language Programs
Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA



School Introduction

Milwaukee known as "A Great Place on a Great Lake, " Milwaukee offers a lifestyle that is comfortable, varied, and exciting. Just 90 minutes north of Chicago, Milwaukee offers numerous cultural and recreational opportunities, and is famous for its many ethnic festivals that take place throughout the year.

The University is located in a quiet residential section of the city near Lake Michigan. With an enrollment of over 22, 000 students, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is the largest of ten universities and colleges in the metropolitan area.

ESL Program Introduction

The Intensive English Program at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is an academically-oriented language program which serves an average of 100 students each semester, representing more than 30 countries and 20 different languages. Students take English at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee for a variety of reasons, including personal enrichment, continuing their education at an English-speaking institution, or advancing their careers.

There are 5 eight-week sessions per year: two consecutive sessions in Fall and Spring, and one in Summer. New students can enter the program at the four and eight-week intervals as well as at the beginning of a semester.

Students entering the program are given a set of language assessment exams and then placed in groups with other students having similar English abilities. The program consists of four focused skill areas, or modules: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Immersion (the highest level).

Background Data

Schedule & Fees

Spring 2005
January 21- May 20, 2005 (16 weeks)
Spring I : January 21- March 18, 2005 (8 weeks)
Spring II : March 25 - May 20, 2005 (8 weeks)
Summer 2005
June 3 - July 29, 2005 (8 weeks)
Summer I : June 3 - July 1, 2005 (4 weeks)
Summer II : July 5 - July 29, 2005 (4 weeks)
**Note: Costs are different for Summer 2005**
Special 3-week advanced August academic course
Fall 2005
August 29- December 16, 2005 (16 weeks)
Fall I : August 29 - October 21, 2005 (8 weeks)
Fall II : October 24 - December 16, 2005 (8 weeks)

Special Courses & Features

Contact Info

English as a Second Language Programs
University Wisconsin-Milwaukee
3243 N. Downer Ave. Curtin Hall 672
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211