About the Program

Join students from more than 20 countries who enroll in the UWM Intensive English Program (IEP) each semester!

  • improve your English before beginning full time academic study at UWM or another U.S. college or university;
  • improve your English for professional advancement; and
  • improve your English for your own personal achievement

The IEP is open to residents and visa holders. To Apply for the IEP, a prospective student must have completed high school.

Learn more about the Intensive English Program Mission Statement.

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Intensive English Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) for the period August 2019 to August 2024 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation, 1001 N. Fairfax St., Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org

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News & Announcements

Proud to announce that we are CEA accredited!

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Intensive English Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) for the period August 2019 to August 2024 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA… Read More

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New Main Office hours!

Hello all! Our new main office hours in the English Language Academy starting Tuesday, July 9th are as follows: Monday: 10:00am-3:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:30am – 2:45pm Wednesdays and Fridays: 8:30am – 2:00pm If you have any questions, please contact… Read More

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July events around Milwaukee and UWM!!

Summer is one of the best times in Milwaukee. All the pent up energy from the long Wisconsin winter explodes through an array of festivals of all sorts (street, food, music, art, anything you can imagine!), art/music shows, museum and… Read More

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