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Apply to the English Language Academy

To Apply for Admission to the UW-Whitewater English Language Academy

  1. Complete the ELA application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
  2. Submit the "Certification of Finances" form.
  3. Submit a clear copy of the biographical information page on your passport.

Note: No TOEFL score is required for ELA admissions. 

To Apply for Conditional Admission to UW-Whitewater

*Undergraduate program with successful completion of the English Language Academy

  1. Complete the ELA application at https://apply.wisconsin.edu/
  2. Submit the nonrefundable $44 application fee in U.S. dollars using a credit or debit card.
  3. Submit an official copy of your high school transcript.
  4. If applying for Conditional Admission, also submit an official "General Evaluation" of all university-level foreign education credentials from non-U.S. institutions (if applicable). Credentials must be evaluated by: www.ece.org or www.wes.org
  5. Submit the "Certification of Finances" form.
  6. Submit a clear copy of the biographical information page on your passport.

Note: No TOEFL score is required for ELA admissions. 

Recommended ELA Application Deadlines

Summer ELA session: May 15
Fall semester ELA: May 1
Spring semester ELA: November 1

Scholarships

Students who successfully complete a program offered by the UW-Whitewater English Language Academy may be eligible for UW-Whitewater International Student Scholarships. For more information click here.

Program Dates

For ELA dates and deadlines, click here.

Questions About Admissions?

We're here to help!  Email the UW-Whitewater International Admissions Advisor, Jin Jin at JinJ10@uww.edu, or visit our International Admissions page.

Where to Find Us

Center for Global Education
Hyland Hall, Suite 1227
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
809 West Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Us

Phone: 262-472-5759
Fax: 262-472-1491
E-mail us!