Dates and Costs

CELCIS offers two semesters (Fall, Spring) and two sessions (Summer I, Summer II).

Fall semester (15 weeks): August, September, October, November, and December
Spring semester (15 weeks): January, February, March, and April
Summer I session (7.5 weeks): May, June - SEE NOTE
Summer II session (7.5 weeks): June, July, August - SEE NOTE

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.

  • 20 contact hours per week
  • All students studying in Summer I will also be required to study in Summer II. For more information about mandatory (required) semesters/sessions, contact an immigration advisor.
  • New! Summer II Admission 
    New students now have the option to begin in the Summer II session if they have a Summer II I-20. New CELCIS students who successfully complete their Summer II courses will be allowed to advance to the next level.  For more information, visit the Promotion page. 
  • All new students are required to attend orientation during the week before classes begin.  For more information, visit the Arrival and Orientation page. 

Tuition and fees

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

Summer 2019 (May 6 - August 9)
*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.
Application fee $100
Program fees $5685
Student fees $390
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared with food) $4742
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $12,497
Summer II ONLY (July 1 - August 9)

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. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.

Application fee $100
Program fees $2842.50
Student fees $195
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared with food) $2371
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $7088.50
Fall 2019 (August 28 - December 6)

*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.

Application fee $100
Program fees $5685
Student fees $390*
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared room, unlimited meals) $5229.50
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $12,984.50

Spring 2020

*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.

Application fee $100
Program fees $5685
Student fees $390*
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared room, unlimited meals) $5229.50
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $12,984.50

 

Academic calendar

 

Spring 2020

Summer 2019

Summer II ONLY 2019

Fall 2019

International Student Orientation Jan 2-3 May 2-3 Jun 27-28 Aug 21-23
Schedule pickup Jan 6 May 6  Jul 1 Aug 28
CELCIS first day of classes Jan 6 May 6 Jul 1 Aug 28
Last day for 100 percent refund (full withdraw) Jan 10 May 13 Jul 5 Sept 4
Last day for 90 percent refund (full withdraw) Jan 16 N/A N/A Sept 6
Last day for 50 percent refund (partial withdraw) Jan 21 N/A N/A Sept 11
Last day for 50 percent refund (full withdraw) Feb 3 May 17 Jul 9 Sept 23
Last day for 25 percent refund (full withdraw) Feb 28 May 31 Jul 22 Oct 21
Last day of Reading/Writing 1 Feb 21 Jun 26 N/A Oct 15
First day of Reading/Writing 2 Feb 24 July 1 July 1 Oct 21
CELCIS last day of classes Apr 17 Aug 9 Aug 9 Dec 6
Progress reports available (eLearning) Apr 24 Aug 16 Aug 16 Dec 13
Holidays and breaks (no class) Jan 20 May 27 July 4 Sept 2
Feb 28 Jun 27-28   Oct 16-18
Mar 2-6 July 4   Nov 27