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.

Alumni, supporters can ‘double their impact’ by giving during Stout Gives Back Nov. 29 Featured Image

Alumni, supporters can ‘double their impact’ by giving during Stout Gives Back Nov. 29

General Scholarship Fund helps ensure university experience is affordable for all students
World Cup Zone offers place for students to view international soccer tournament Featured Image

World Cup Zone offers place for students to view international soccer tournament

Memorial Student Center and Office of International Education partner to unite students during monthlong competition
Environmental science student Nguyen gains lab experience through Freshwater Collaborative Featured Image

Environmental science student Nguyen gains lab experience through Freshwater Collaborative

Through the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin, An Nguyen completed an internship this past summer with other UW System students.