Costs

Tuition and fees depend on the ESL structure that students will pursue. At CELCIS, students may study ESL full-time or in a WMU (Dual Enrollment) Pathway Program.

Tuition and fees (INtensive ENglish Program)

Prices below are approximate costs in United States currency and may change slightly without prior notice. 

Fall 2022 

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Fall Semester 2022 (August 31 - December 9)

*Approximate costs. 

Application fee$100
Program fees$5685
Student fees$390*
Books$200*
Residence hall (shared room, unlimited meals)$5494
Internet Fee (students living on campus)$80
Hospital/medical insurance$800*
Personal expenses$500*
Total

$13,249

Spring 2023 

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Spring 2023 (January 9 - April 21)

*Approximate costs. 

Application fee$100
Program fees$5685
Student fees$390*
Books$200*
Residence hall (shared room, unlimited meals)$5494
Internet Fee (students living on campus)$80
Hospital/medical insurance$800*
Personal expenses$500*
Total$13,249

Summer 2023

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Summer I and II Sessions 2023 (May 8 - August 11)

NOTE:

Returning students MUST take both Summer I and II to complete a level.

New students may begin in either Summer I or Summer II.

*Approximate costs. 

Application fee$100
Program fees$5685
Student fees$390
Books$200*
Residence hall (shared room, unlimited meals)TBD
Internet Fee (students living on campus)$80
Hospital/medical insurance$800*
Personal expenses$500*
TotalTBD
Summer II Session ONLY 2023 (June 29 - August 11)

NOTE:

Returning students MUST take both Summer I and II to complete a level.

New students may begin in either Summer I or Summer II.

*Approximate costs. 

Application fee$100
Program fees$2842.50
Student fees$195
Books$200*
Residence hall (shared with food)TBD
Internet Fee (students living on campus)$80
Hospital/medical insurance$800*
Personal expenses$500*
TotalTBD

Tuition and Fees (Pathway Program)

Learn more about the Pathway Program including benefits, structure and costs.  

TUITION AND FEES (ESL Online COURSE)

Learn more about our Online Sample ESL Course option including benefits, structure and costs.  

Discounts

Tuition discounts may be available for spouses/dependents of full-time students at Western Michigan University, students studying online, domestic students, and students coming from one of WMU's partner universities. Discounts are subject to change in future semesters. Contact CELCIS to find out if you are eligible.