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English Language Institute (ELI) - Tuition & Fees

Intensive English Program (IEP) Day classes
Tuition Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
    Regular registration rates Discounted rate for early registration†
One-time Fees Application fee $40 No discount on application fee for early registration
ELI Tuition and Fees†† 5 classes* (Required for all F1 and J1 students) $4,150** $3,995**
  4 classes*** $3,320** $3,196**
  3 classes $2,490** $2,397**
  2 classes $1,660** $1,598**
  1 classes $830** $799**

†Early registration ends on August 4, 2018 for the Fall semester and January 2, 2019 for the Spring semester.
††F1/J1 students automatically qualify for discounted rate their first semester. To qualify for early registration discount in the second semester, they must register before the deadline.
*In order to meet the SEVIS requirements for full-time study, F1 students are required to enroll in 5 classes.
**Price includes course workbooks and semester testing.
***4 classes is equal to 16 contact hours and therefore is considered part-time by SEVIS standards.

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 2017) Annual (Fall and Spring)
CSU student fee $915 $1,800
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. $1,600 $3,200
Estimated Living Cost $600 $1200
Estimated Total for Financial Guarantee   $22,460†

*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 2017 and Spring 2018 have not yet been finalized.

Summer 2018 Student Cost
 ELI Tuition* and Fees Placement Test Fee $15 (one time fee)
  Regular Summer Session** (May-June OR July-Aug) $800 a session
  ESL for Business classes (Evening classes; May-June OR July-Aug) $500 a session
  Book Fee (one book for both sessions) $50

*Payment plan available
**Summer sessions meet Monday – Thursday from 9:am to 12:00 noon.

Important Dates for F-1 students
Program Application Deadline for F-1 Students Orientation Dates for F-1 Students Classes Begin Classes End
2018 Fall Semester June 1, 2018 Aug. 15, 16, 17, 2018 Aug. 17, 2018 Dec. 7 , 2018
2019 Spring Semester Nov. 1, 2018 Jan. 16, 17, 18, 2019 Jan. 8, 2018 May 4, 2018
2018 Summer Term March 1, 2018 No orientation for summer term May 14, 2018 August 3, 2018