Tuition and Fees

Intensive English Program (IEP) Day classes
Tuition Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Fall 2017 Spring 2018
One-time Fees Placement Testing Fee $15 $15
ELI Tuition and Fees† 5 classes* (Required for all F1 and J1 students) $3,800** $3,800**
4 classes*** $3,040** $3,040**
3 classes $2,280** $2,280**
2 classes $1,520** $1,520**
1 classes $760** $760**

†F1 and J1 students must pay all fees and tuition within the first week of class. Students with other immigration statuses may qualify for a payment plan.
*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) 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.

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Summer Student Cost
Summer 2017
ELI Tuition* and Fees Single Summer Session** (May-June OR July-Aug) $800
Both Summer Sessions $1,500
Book Fee (one book for both sessions) $50
Summer IEP (May 15-Aug 3)† $3,800 (books included)

*Payment plan available
**Summer sessions meet Monday – Thursday from 9:am to 12:00 noon.
†Summer IEP meets Monday -Thursday from 9:am to 4:00 pm, with a break for lunch.

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Important Dates for F-1 students
Program Application Deadline for F-1 Students Orientation Dates for F-1 Students Classes Begin Classes End
2017 Fall Semester June 1, 2017 Aug. 9, 10, 11, 2017 Aug. 14, 2017 Dec. 8, 2017
2018 Spring Semester Nov. 1, 2017 Jan. 10, 11, 12, 2018 Jan. 8, 2018 May 4, 2018
2017 Summer Term May 5, 2017 No orientation for summer term May 15, 2017 August 3, 2017