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 before beginning full time academic study at UWM or another U.S. college or university;

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.

Need to apply to UW-Milwaukee?

International Admissions is your portal to join the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) community and earn a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree.

News & Announcements

Speaking out Against Hate

On May 6, a UW – Milwaukee student held up a sign bearing a red swastika – symbol of Nazi Germany – for several hours near a group of students celebrating Israeli Independence Day on the UWM campus.  The UWM Intensive English… Read More

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End-of-Semester party for IEP students

Are you a current student in our Intensive English Program? Proud of your progress that you’ve made this semester? Come celebrate with us at Landmark Lanes on Friday, May 10th. We want to celebrate having you in our programs and… Read More

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Spring end-of-semester testing (REQUIRED FOR CURRENT IEP STUDENTS)

Hey students! If you are currently in the Intensive English Program, then you are required to take end-of-semester placement tests on Monday, May 13, even if you do not plan to continue in our program or to take classes in… Read More

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