UWM English Language Academy does not offer English Proficiency Testing for students and community members that are not accepted for the Intensive English Program. Upon acceptance in the program during orientation new students will take a placement test administered by UWM ELA staff for course placement.
UWM Testing Center no longer offers the TOEFL exam at the campus testing site.
UWM International Admission is currently accepting English Scores for admission purposes from
Online IELTS Indicator Exam
For Applicants from China – online TOEFL ITP Exam
We encourage students to do testing in their home country as many locations in the US are closed or restricted.
Below are resources for taking an English Proficiency Exam for admission or general purposes:
Many locations are temporarily closed. Long distance travel may be your only option if the admissions team does not accept online or at-home exam scores.
Please check the testing websites periodically for updates on in-person testing times and locations.
ETS: Various TOEFL testing
IELTS: Various IELTS testing options
ELS: Offers IELTS and TOEFL
TOEFL iBT: Find Test Centers and Dates
IELTS: Find Test Centers and Dates
We encourage students to do testing in their home country as many locations in the US are closed.
TEMPORARILY CLOSED – English Language Center – Milwaukee Wisconsin
Host – Marquette University
Location – 1834 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, USA 53233
Phone – 414 344 9325
Email – mil@ELS.edu
TEMPORARILY CLOSED – English Language Center – Chicago Illinois
Host – Dominican University
Location – 7200 West Division Street, Chicago, IL, USA 60305
Phone – 78 488 5010
Email – chi@ELS.edu
TEMPORARILY CLOSED – English Language Center – Dekalb, Illinois
Host – Northern Illinois University
Location – 385 Wirtz Drive, DeKalb, IL, USA 60115
Phone – 815 753 4600
Email – dek@ELS.edu
IELTS Testing Center