WESLI is located in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is a city that is known for its safety, beauty, education, affordability, recreational & cultural opportunities and for the general quality of life. With 4 lakes and the University of Wisconsin, Madison is a truly beautiful city. Students make up 25% of Madison's population.
WESLI offers many special services for our students at no extra cost. We provide an airport pickup service, arrange dormitories and homestay families, organize recreational activities, and we have a college counseling service. WESLI also offers conditional admission to over 30 colleges and universities in the state of Wisconsin. Qualified students at WESLI are also eligible to take part time classes at the University of Wisconsin, Edgewood College, Madison Area Technical College, Herzing University, Lakeland College or Upper Iowa University.
WESLI has had an excellent reputation for teaching English for over 30 years. We hope you come to Madison to see why students from all over the world choose to study at WESLI.
ESL Program Introduction
WESLI has been teaching intensive English to international students for 30 years. We offer 8 levels of intensive English, including business and academic preparation courses, and TOEFL courses. We offer more variety in our class schedule than most schools, with courses such as Business English, American Culture, Pronunciation Clinic, Academic Listening, and Slang. We have an average of only 12 students per class (14 maximum), and there is an emphasis on speaking in all our classes. Most WESLI instructors hold either MA or PhD degrees, and have at least three years of quality teaching experience in the USA or abroad.
Schedule & Fees
Fall 2: October 31 - December 23
Spring 1: January 3 - February 24
Spring 2: February 28 - April 20
Summer 1: April 30 - June 22
Summer 2: July 2 - August 24
Fall 1: September 4 - October 26
Fall 2: October 29 - December 21
Application Fee: $100
Full-time (18 - 22 hours/week) Tuition (8 weeks): $2195
Part-time (4 - 16 hours/week) Tuition (8 weeks): $489 - $1958
Homestay (includes meals): $180/week
Dormitory Single Room: $275/week
Dormitory Double Room: $175/week
Health Insurance: $200 (8 weeks)
Special Courses & Features
Wisconsin English Second Language Institute (WESLI)
19 N. Pinckney Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703