ELS Milwaukee is located on the campus of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Situated on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is the largest city in the state and enjoys a rich heritage complete with preserved historic neighborhoods. The city is also home to a lively arts scene, year-round festivals and events, and diverse restaurants.
Center and Student housing centrally located on Marquette campus
Free shuttle from Marquette library to student housing after hours
Bus stop is located in front of center
Students have free access to Marquette library and Recreation Center
ELS/Milwaukee has a variety of families and homes for their location.
The average commute time is currently 35-45 minutes by car, and in some cases, host families are willing to provide transportation, although not required. The Center's homestays are conveniently located close to bus stop;s, so students have the freedom to travel at their own pace. Almost all new homestay families are less than 30-40 minutes by public transportation.
Home types vary, but in general, ELS host families live in safe and pleasant neighborhoods near the Center. ELS students will be assigned single rooms, some with shared bathrooms. All homes have heating and air conditioning, along with wireless internet. ELS students will have access to kitchen and laundry areas in the home.
Cost per Session
14 meals per week
Student Residence (Off Campus)
Ivy on 14th is conveniently located directly adjacent to the Marquette University's campus.
Students in IVY on 14th will have access to improved amenities at a lower price per session. Amenities are outlined below, and include: access to study-rooms, in-unit laundry facilities, and updated kitchens. Students will still enjoy free Wi-Fi in each room, and access to the Marquette University campus.
Ivy on 14th offers single bedrooms with shared bathrooms. Each bedroom is provided with linens (mattress cover, bed sheets, one blanket, comforter and pillow), as well as a desk and closet space. Each student is also provided with plates, pots, pans, cutlery and cooking utensils. Meals are not included.
IVY on 14th offers the following advantages and amenities:
Secure Key-pad entry and on-staff manager 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Walking distance to ELS Language Center
Located adjacent to the Marquette University campus
Walking distance (15-minutes) to the ELS/Milwaukee Center
Shared living rooms with 42" Flat Screen Living Room TV