About Us

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 8 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 - Advanced Accounting, AP 2D Art & Design, AP 3D Art & Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Drawing, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History
    • Project Lead the Way - Engineering program incorporating project-based learning. These courses gain credit at Milwaukee School of Engineering (ranked 9th best engineering program in the U.S.)
    • Fine Arts - Excellence in choral, instrumental, and visual arts. Click here for more information.
  • Extensive Course Offerings

    WLHS offers more than 145 different classes ranging from: STEM courses, video production, graphic communications, culinary arts, housing and interior design, construction skills, fashion design, ceramics, music, and more!
  • Attend University in High School

    Students will be able to earn university credit while in high school. Qualified students will be eligible to enroll in courses through the Early College Credit Program at nearby Wisconsin Lutheran College. Students may also earn dual credit through approved online courses. These credits will be accepted for WLHS graduation requirements and can transfer to most universities.
  • 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. Or, for information about scholarships, E-mail international@wlhs.org.
  • Additional Resources

    • Individualized student attention and support
    • Dedicated International Student Program staff
    • Dedicated counselor for academic and social support
    • Student mentor program
    • More than 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
    Vanderbilt University
    Northwestern University
    Emory University
    Rice University
    University of California - Santa Barbara

About Milwaukee

WLHS is located in the city of Milwaukee in the state of Wisconsin, which is in the northern Midwest region of the United States. It is the 30th most populous city in the United States and is located just 70 miles from Chicago. The area has a wide variety of culture, including excellent museums, galleries, and theaters, and is nationally-known for its festivals. It also is home to several professional sports teams as well as many great public parks to enjoy. Discover more about Milwaukee.
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