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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) 263-3783

E-Mail:

Website: http://esl.wisc.edu/

Application Contact Info: Please begin the application process here: https://esl.wisc.edu/application-fees/
 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
LI:16402
HI:16402
A:16402
BR:16402

* 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.

Additional Course Info: Classes make use of numerous educational and cultural activities available at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the city of Madison as well as in the region. ESL students have access to all amenities of the university including student unions, libra

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
14January
8June
14September

Program Size: 30

Program Size, Summer: 30

Average Class Size: 10

Minimum Class Size: 7

Maximum Class Size: 12

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: 15

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: 1

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

Other Visa Forms Issued - Details: Applicants must provide official documentation of the source of funds for tuition and living expenses.

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 for undergraduate programs at the 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: no

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: TOEFL and IELTS are 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
863114
57538

Fees: $340

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: no

Board Plan Availability: Board plan available

Board Plan Costs: $1200

Board Plan Weeks: 14

Board Plan Additional Info: Food service is available at locations convenient to residence halls. Board funds are deposited on student ID card and food is purchased at a discounted rate over the semester.

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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