Admissions & Costs

Admission Requirements

Basic Requirements

Students seeking admission into academic classes will:

  • Be eligible to obtain a student visa
  • Have graduated from high school
  • Need a minimum score of 61 on the internet-based TOEFL (500 paper-based), or a minimum score of 5.5 on the IELTS

Students without an English Language test score, or those with a score below the minimum, will be admitted into our English as a Second Language Program (ESL). 


Priority international application deadlines are June 1 (for fall semester) and November 1 (for spring semester). Applications received after these dates will be reviewed individually but may need to be deferred until a later semester.

Important Dates

Fall Semester 2016
Event Date
International Student Arrival August 18 or 19
New International Student Orientation August 22-26
Move into Student Housing August 21
Classes Begin September 6
Thanksgiving Recess November 24 & 25
Last Day of Classes December 14
Study Day December 15
Final Exams December 16 & 19-22
Backup Exam Date December 23


Students can find an estimate for how much it will cost to study at UW-Marinette. This includes academic course tuition, health insurance, housing, meals, books and personal expenses.

Tuition and Fees for the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program are slightly different. View the ESL fee details.

Immigration Information

Navigating the immigration process can be confusing.  You will find current information about becoming an international student in the United States when you visit these websites.