Program Calendar

Program Term


Fall I 2019 August 19 – October 17, 2019
Fall II 2019 October 21 – December 20, 2019
Spring I 2020

January 16 – March 20, 2020

Spring II 2020

March 30 – May 29, 2020

Summer 2020

June 8 – August 7, 2020

Fall I 2020

August 17 – October 15, 2020

Fall II 2020

October 19 – December 18, 2020

Tuition Costs and Estimated Expenses


Application Fee:   $125 A one-time, non-refundable fee.
Tuition:   $3,000 Per term; includes classroom instruction and some materials.
Student Services Fee:   $300 Per term; includes student ID card, access to the Student Health Center, Mullins Library, HPER recreational areas, campus activities and programs.
Health Insurance:   $375 Approximate cost per term.  Proof of insurance is required for all F-1, F-2, J-1, and J-2 students or SILC insurance must be purchased.
Deferral Fee*:   $75 Per deferral.
*Only charged to those choosing to defer their program date to a later term.  This fee covers additional processing and shipping of new documents.

Estimated Costs

Books and Supplies:   $300 Approximate cost per 9-week term.
Living Expenses:   $1,550+ Residence Hall Room:  Approximate cost per 9-week term, excluding     required meal plan. (Two-term commitment required)
  OR $1,125 Homestay:  Approximate cost per 9-week term, divided into monthly payments of approximately $500/month.  (2 meals included per day)
  OR $1,110 SILC Apartment:  Approximate cost per 9-week term.  No meals.(Price excludes required $300 security deposit)

Additional Services

  • FREE Housing Placement Service
  • FREE Airport Pickup for Individual Students
  • FREE College Placement Counseling
  • FREE E-mail and Internet Access

Please remember to visit the SEVIS I-901 Fee page for further special details.

 All fees are subject to change without notice.

Payment Information

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  • Contact their multilingual customer support team with any questions, day or night.

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You may view our Cancellation and Refund Policy here.