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).


2024 Academic Calendar

Spring II Session 2024 (8 weeks)

March 18 – May 8

Placement Testing

March 8

Classes Begin

March 18


Summer Session 2024 (8 weeks)

May 29 – August 1

Placement Testing

May 29

Classes Begin

June 3


Fall I Session 2024 (8 weeks)

August 16 – October 9

Placement Testing

August 16

Classes Begin

August 21


Fall II Session 2024 (8 weeks)

October 7 – December 5

Placement Testing

October 7

Classes Begin

October 14

2024 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.

2024 Estimated One-Time Fees*  
ELI Placement Test Registration Fee $25.00
Medical Requirements $300.00
2024 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.