English Language Institute Dates and Costs

Program Dates

Semester courses begin in August, January, May, and July. Availability of specific courses is based upon demand. Students must be 17 or older to study at the English Language Institute.

Upcoming Semesters

  • Spring 2018: Classes run January 16 – May 10 (Orientation & testing begins January 15)
  • Summer Session A 2018: Classes run May 21 - June 28 (Orientation & testing begins May 18)
  • Summer Session B 2018: Classes run July 2 - August 9 (Orientation & testing begins June 29)
  • Fall 2018: Classes run August 29 - December 13 (Orientation & testing begins August 21)
  • Spring 2019: Classes run January 22 - April 29 (Orientation & testing begins January 21)

Tuition and Costs*

  ELI Tuition Campus Housing Campus Food Books University Services Fee Arcadia Health Insurance (required if you have no insurance) Total Needed for I-20
One Summer Session
6 weeks
$2,625 $2,000
(optional)
$1,500
(optional)
$180-$200 $0 $160-$290 
 
$6,615 max
One Semester
15 weeks
$5,250 $4,490-5,300
 (optional)
$1,790 
(optional)
$180-$200 $350 $320-$580
 
$13,450 max

Two Semesters
30 weeks

 

$10,500 $8,980-$10,600 (optional) $3,580 (optional) $360-$400 $700 $640-$1,160  $26,900 max
One Year 12 months $15,750 $14,600 (optional) $5,370 (optional $600 $700 $960-$1,740  $38,760 max

*NOTE: the costs above are approximate and depend on numerous factors

Parking: If needed, $60 per academic year (starting in September)

Part-Time Tuition:

  • One Monday-Thursday Course: $900 for 6 weeks or $1,800 for 12-15 weeks

Payment

An initial non-refundable tuition deposit of $500 must be made online at www.arcadia.edu/depositnow before the first day of class. The remaining balance may be made at the OneStop Shop in Taylor Hall or online and should be paid by the end of the second week of the semester in order to continue attending classes.

Student Visa

Click here for information on applying for a student visa.