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 in-person or online!

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.

International Education Week celebrates students, invites ‘connections and conversation’

Annual cultural expo welcomes the community on Thursday, Nov. 18

Three students awarded study abroad scholarships

Three University of Wisconsin-Stout students have received significant scholarships to help them study internationally during the 2021-22 academic year.

International education interest skyrockets for upcoming year

University of Wisconsin-Stout international student Jaime Hidalgo de Calcerrada de Miguel believes internationalization is now the key to education.