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UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON

Program in English as a Second Language

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
5134 Helen C. White Hall
600 N. Park St.
Madison, WI  53706- 

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Host Institution: University Of Wisconsin - Madison

Host City Size: 200,001 to 500,000

Year Established: 1950

Accreditations: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

 
Phone #: (608) 263-3780

Phone #2: (608) 263-2646

E-Mail:

Website: http://www.english.wisc.edu/esl/index.htm

Application Contact Info: Please begin the application process here: www.english.wisc.edu/esl/intensive-application.htm
 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
I:15302
LI:15302
HI:15302
A:15302
BR:15302

* Other Course Type: UW-Madison ESL classes begin at the low Intermediate level. There are no classes for beginners. During the Fall and Spring semesters, classes are held for 20 hours/week from 10 AM to 3:15 PM. Summer classes are held 25 hours/week and begin at 8 AM.

ESP Additional Info: Students are given the opportunity to choose test preparation classes for TOEFL or IELTS as well as cultural enrichment classes, current events classes and other electives available as part of the curriculum.

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
IELTS0
TOEFL0
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
15January
8June
15September

Program Size: 30

Program Size, Summer: 30

Average Class Size: 12

Minimum Class Size: 8

Maximum Class Size: 15

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Africa10.00
Americas15.00
Asia40.00
Europe10.00
Middle East/North Africa25.00

Full-time Instructors: 6

Part-time Instructors: 2

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 30

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 6

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 2

Full-time Admin: 2

Part-time Admin: 2

Part-time study option: no

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Cambridge, IELTS, TOEFL, Other

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: At least 18 years old or high school graduate. Low Intermediate level English skills. Applicants must provide official documentation of the source of funds for tuition and living expenses.

Visa Forms Issued: I-20, DS-2019

Pre-academic work completed in IEP eligible for college/university credit: no

Maximum Credits Eligible: 0

Conditions: English proficiency and readiness to do academic work recommendations are accepted by University of Wisconsin-Madison in lieu of TOEFL or IELTS scores.

IEP students can take academic courses at college/university: yes

Maximum Credits Avail.: 6

Degree Levels: undergraduate and graduate

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: no

Academic Admissions Conditions: Students must apply to academic programs separately

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS also accepted. However, satisfactory completion of highest level of ESL program can substitute for either test.

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: IELTS also accepted

Articulation Agreement(s): no

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
769215
56328

Fees: $0

Insurance Cost: $540

Insurance Details: Each semester for Fall and Spring, $224 for Summer

Other Costs: Books $250/semester

Campus Housing Availability: Available

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $9000

Housing Weeks: 16

Housing Cost Type: Room

Additional Housing Info: www.housing.wisc.edu/residencehalls.htm

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: yes

Homestay Assistance Available: yes

Board Plan Additional Info: Food service is available at locations convenient to residence halls. Food may be purchased at a discounted rate with a prepaid card or a standard rate with cash.

Services Available: Academic Counseling, Academic Placement, Campus Orientation, Conversation Partners, Crosscultural Activities, Field Trips, Housing Assistance, International Student Advisor, Personal/Cultural Counseling, Recreational Activities, Visa/Tax Counseling

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