Testing Information

MSN-ESLAT Test Dates

Undergraduate students must take the University of Wisconsin-Madison ESL assessment test (MSN-ESLAT) through Scantron, the organization that administers the test.  Please note that the exam given by Scantron includes only Reading & Writing, not Listening. For details, go to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Testing and Evaluation Services website at: https://exams.wisc.edu/placement/uw-madison-students.php.

This option is temporarily suspended

All testing is online for Fall 2020

To arrange for your test, email askesl@english.wisc.edu

For more information go to:  https://esl.wisc.edu/international-students/placement/

2020 SPEAK TEST

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the SPEAK Test will be given remotely online until campus fully reopens. For more information, go to https://esl.wisc.edu/ita-training/speak

The IELTS test is an English-language proficiency test accepted by an increasing number of universities in the United States. Our regular academic classes will prepare you for the IELTS test by covering all the skills you need to succeed in an academic environment. We do not offer specific IELTS prep classes nor have an IELTS center on site.

For details about the test, go to https://www.ielts.org/en-us

TOEFL is the most widely-accepted English-language proficiency test in the United States. Our regular academic classes will prepare you for the TOEFL test by covering all the skills you needs to succeed in an academic environment. We do not offer specific  TOEFL prep classes nor have a TOEFL center on site.

For details about the test, go to http://www.ets.org/toefl