English as a Second Language

Offering year-round English immersion courses to non-native English speakers.
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Our Mission:

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.

Program Offerings: Now fully in-person!

Academic ESL program

Join our CEA accredited ESL Program to prepare for academic studies at the university level

U.S. Culture and Language Program

Summers and winters in the Midwest are breathtakingly beautiful and full of new experiences.

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Advantage UW-Stout: Polytechnic approach could boost recruiting efforts in India

Whether in Mumbai, New Delhi or any other city across the vast nation of India, Anagha Pednekar could have a distinct advantage when recruiting for UW-Stout.
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Inspiring Graduate Abdulaziz Basharaheel, B.S. Engineering Technology

'My university experience has made me a more experienced and open-minded person.'
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Pierson selected as Fellow for U.S-ASEAN White House program

Scott Pierson, director the Office of International Education, has been selected to participate as a Fellow in the U.S.-ASEAN initiative.