The costs for CESL’s intensive English language program, the third oldest in the country, are quite affordable.
|Student Health Center (Non-refundable) - On-campus clinic. Mandatory to all students.||$115.00|
|Health insurance (Non-refundable) - Health care coverage outside the SIU campus. Mandatory unless the student demonstrates duplicate coverage.||$350.00|
|Oxford test (One-time fee for new student placement)||$15.00|
|End of term TOEFL test (Required for EAP1, EAP2, and GSE students only)||$50.00|
|Student Recreation Center (Fitness Center) (Non-refundable)||$72.00|
|Legal services (Non-refundable)||$3.00|
* Self-funded applicants can also apply for the $500 CESL Language Diversity Scholarship.
** Part-time tuition is $115 per hour. Example: 5 hours a week for 1 term x $115 per hour = $575 per term (plus fees).
|OTHER COSTS TO STUDENTS||ESTIMATED MONTHLY COSTS|
|Books (average)||~$250.00 (per 8-week term)|
|Off-campus housing (approximate)||~$375 - $505|
|Additional costs - (entertainment and incidentals)||~$100 - $200|
ALL AMOUNTS LISTED ABOVE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Refunds will only be given if a student OFFICIALLY withdraws from CESL by the second Friday of the term. To officially withdraw a student must meet with their CESL advisor. If a student officially withdraws, he/she may receive a refund of tuition and activities fees ONLY. All other fees are non-refundable.