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Tuition & Fees

Intensive English Program Tuition Heading link

Students pay IEP tuition and fees only AFTER classes begin. Do NOT pay tuition to recruiters or agents. We offer tuition payment options, and discount options.

Spring 2024 
Application Fee (non-refundable)$175
Full-time Tuition - Full Semester (13 + credits)$6,800
Part-time Tuition - Full Semester (0 - 12.99 credits)$4,080
Full-Time Midterm Entry Tuition$4,080
Part-time Midterm Entry Tuition$2,448
UIC International Students Fee$130
UIC U-Pass (not available at Midterm Entry)~$170
Summer 2024 
Application Fee (non-refundable)$175
Full-time Tuition - Full Semester (13 + credits)$6,800
Part-time Tuition - Full Semester (0 - 12.99 credits)$4,080
UIC International Students Fee$130
UIC U-Pass (not available at Midterm Entry)~$170
Fall 2024, Spring 2025 
Application Fee (non-refundable)$175
Full-time Tuition - Full Semester (13 + credits)$7,150
Part-time Tuition - Full Semester (0 - 12.99 credits)$4,290
Full-Time Midterm Entry Tuition$4,290
Part-Time Midterm Entry Tuition$2,574
UIC International Students Fee$130
UIC U-Pass (not available at Midterm Entry)~$170

Non-Intensive (part-time) Courses and Programs Heading link

Tuition Discounts
Returning students and members of UIC* receive tuition discounts ($25 per course) if they pay prior to the class start. You will be asked to enter your UIC NetID on our payment page to view discounted course fees. *The discount does not apply to Grad+ Professional Skills students or those that need to pay their tuition through https://paymybill.uic.edu/.

Test Prep Courses  
Course NumberCourse TitleTuition
ELSI 071TOEFL iBT Preparation Course$795
ELSI 072IELTS Preparation Course$795
ELSI 073Online TOEFL Prep: Reading & Listening$350
ELSI 074Online TOEFL Prep: Writing$400
ELSI 075Online TOEFL Prep: Speaking$350
ELSI 073+ELSI 074+ELSI 075Online TOEFL Prep complete course package (all three courses)$1,000
Advanced Professional Skills (Daytime Courses)  
Course NumberCourse TitleTuition
ELSI 081Conversation Skills$595
ELSI 082Discussion Skills$595
ELSI 083Presentation Skills: Developing Effective Methods for Presentations$595
ELSI 084Delivering Effective Presentations in Your Profession$595
ELSI 086Effective Written Communication$595
ELSI 087Approaches to Evidence-Based Writing$595
ELSI 088Critical Reading: Preparation for Written and Oral Communication$595
ELSI 089Using Evidence-Based Writing for Your Profession$595
Evening, Weekend, Online Courses  
Course NumberCourse TitleTuition
ELSI 070Private Pronunciation Instruction$850 for 10 hours
ELSI 076Online Grammar for Clear Writing$400
ELSI 077Online Developing Effective Writing$400
ELSI 081Conversation Skills$595
ELSI 083Presentation Skills: Developing Effective Methods for Presentations$595
ELSI 086Effective Written Communication$595

Short-Term, Vacation and Custom Programs Heading link

Vacation English: Chicago, Communication, and Culture

Custom short-term group programs

Important Information Heading link

Full time equals 13 or more credits. Part time equals 0 to 12.99 credits.

Our courses (ELSI) are credit bearing, but no graduation credit is given and the courses – graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory – are non-GPA bearing

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