The English Language Center (ELC) provides English language training to international students who wish to improve their English language skills while experiencing American culture.† The center provides instructions in English language skills necessary for academic success and career advancement.
The ELC serves the following types of students:
Prospective undergraduate students with no TOEFL score or with a score that is below the admission requirement for colleges and universities in the United States
International students who are seeking conditional admission to Winona State University
Students who are admitted to a college or a university in the United States but wish to further improve their English language abilities
Students who wish to develop their English language abilities for professional purposes.
Domestic students whose first languages are not English
Our programís mission is to strengthen a studentís English language skills through learning opportunities and shared cultural experiences.
Why Choose the English Language Center?
We offer conditional admission.
Our class sizes are small.
Our staff and faculty are very friendly and dedicated to working with students.
Our university has more than 80 undergraduate and 30 degree programs.
We are a laptop university with campus wide WiFi.
Winona is a beautiful, safe, and culturally rich community.