International Students

Wisconsin Lutheran High School (WLHS) is a co-ed boarding school for grades 9-12 in the United States. WLHS is located near Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is conveniently only 90 minutes from Chicago. 

Why WLHS is Ideal for International Students

List of 6 items.

  • Exclusive Program

    Because WLHS’ exclusive International Student Program is designed with a great deal of individualized student attention and support, we only accept a limited number of students each year. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis until the prospective class is full. Qualified international students are encouraged to submit their application and all supporting documentation as early as possible to maximize the chance for admissions. Click here to APPLY NOW.
  • Academic Excellence

    • AP courses - AP English Literature, AP English Composition, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP U.S. History, AP Statistics, AP Physics, and AP Psychology
    • Project Lead the Way (engineering program)
    • Fine Arts
    • Young Scholars Program (dual enrollment in a local university while still in high school)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Assistance

    ESL assistance is provided in a variety of ways:
    • Center for English Language Learners (ELL) – one on one help in the English language 
    • ELL Language Arts 1, ELL Language Arts 2, and ELL Language Arts 3
    • English 1 for international students
    • ESL Religion
  • Affordable Tuition

    Click here for more information about international student Tuition and Fees. Contact Director of the International Program, Eric Duwe at for information about scholarships.
  • Additional Resources

    • Individualized student attention and support
    • Dedicated International Student Program staff
    • Dedicated counselor for academic and social support
    • On-campus advocacy
    • Student mentor program
    • Over 40 different co-curriculars
    • Fun cultural activities
    • Volunteer activities
  • Universities WLHS Students Are Accepted To

    Harvard University
    New York University
    University of Pennsylvania
    Boston College
    Butler University
    University of Notre Dame
    University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
    Rutgers University
    University of Wisconsin – Madison
    University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
    Loyola University Chicago
    Villanova University
    University of Miami
    University of Nebraska
    Indiana University
    DePaul University
    Iowa State University
    University of Mississippi
    University of Tennessee
    University of Virginia
    Valparaiso University
    Louisiana State University
    Michigan State University
    Purdue University
    Stony Brook University
    University of Alabama
    University of Illinois – Chicago
    University of Tennessee
    University of Virginia
    University of Louisville

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Director of International Student Program
Eric Duwe
(414) 453-4567 x2192

International Admissions Director
Tamara Leyrer

For general inquiries and admissions requests E-mail