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English Language Institute (ELI) - Tuition & Fees


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Intensive English Program (IEP) Day classes
Tuition Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
    Regular registration rates
One-time Fees Application/Placement Test fee $50
ELI Tuition and Fees†† 6 classes* (Required for all F1 and J1 students) $4,150
  5 classes $4,150
  4 classes $3,320
  3 classes $2,535
  2 classes $1,690

*In order to meet the SEVIS requirements for full-time study, F1 students are required to enroll in 6 classes.
All courses will include course workbooks and semester testing. Payment Plans are available.

CSU Fees and Cost for students studying at ELI with an F1 or J1 visa
These are in addition to ELI Tuition.
CSU application fee   $40 (One time fee)
  Semester (Fall 2020) Annual (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021)
CSU student fee $935 $1,870
Health Insurance Premium* $850 $2,000
Housing Application Fee $250 $250
Housing Cost** $3,000 $6,000
Meal Plan** Required for all students living on campus. $2,000 $4,000
Estimated Living Cost $600 $1,200
Estimated Total for Financial Guarantee   $23,370†

*All F1 and J1 students must have insurance and will be automatically enrolled in the CSU domestic student health insurance plan (SHIP).  There is an option for international students to enroll in PGH global which costs about $900 annually.  Click here for instructions to enroll in the international student health plan.  Students must pay this premium using a credit or debit card.  Once enrolled, the domestic insurance will be removed from their student account.
** Prices for meal plan and housing vary based on the meal plan and housing arrangement chosen.
† This amount is subject to change. Prices for housing, insurance, meal plans and student fees for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 have not yet been finalized.

Summer 2020 Student Cost
 ELI Placement/Application Fee $50 (one time fee) For Summer 2020 IEP sessions only
Summer English Experience: Session I, II, III $199 per session Tuesday & Thursdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer 2020 IEP: Session I, II, III $995 per session Monday - Thursday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (1 hour lunch break)

Content Covered:
Summer IEP:Session I - Fundamental Literacy and Communication
Summer IEP: Session II - Critical Writing, Active Reading & Listening, and Collaborative Skills
Summer IEP: Session III - Enhanced Literacy and Extended Presentation Skills

**Payment plan available for Summer IEP only

Important Dates for F-1 students
Program Application Deadline for F-1 Students Orientation Dates for F-1 Students Classes Begin Classes End
2020 Fall Semester June 1, 2020 Aug. 13, 14, 2020 Aug. 17, 2020 Dec. 9, 2020
2021 Spring Semester Nov. 1, 2020 TBD TBD TBD
2021 Summer Term March 1, 2021 No orientation for summer term TBD TBD