Dates and Costs

English Language Institute (ELI) classes meet five days per week for three semesters (five sessions) per year. Fall and spring semesters are sixteen weeks each, beginning in January and August. The summer semester is eight weeks, beginning in June. Students may also begin studying at the ELI at the beginning of any eight-week session (March or October).

2023 Academic Calendar

Sessions (8 weeks)


Summer Session 2023 (8 weeks)

May 26 - August 1

Placement Testing

May 26

Classes Begin 

June 2



Fall I Session 2023 (8 weeks)

August 11 – October 11

Placement Testing

August 11

Classes Begin

August 16



Fall II Session 2023 (8 weeks)

October 9 – December 8

Placement Testing

October 9

Classes Begin

October 16



 2023 Tuition and Fees

Tuition & fees cover instructional hours, recreational center fees, and a full range of student services. Students may enroll in classes at the beginning of any session.

2023 Estimated One-Time Fees*  
ELI Placement Test Registration Fee $25.00
Medical Requirements $300.00
2023 Part-Time Tuition* for Non F-1 ELI Students Fall/Spring/Summer (8 weeks)
1 Course $700.00
2 Courses $1,275.00
3 Courses $1,850.00
4 Courses $2,425.00

Sponsored students are assessed an additional $100 fee per eight-week session.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. Tuition rates listed above are for noncredit ELI students.