Dates and Costs

Semester/Session Structure

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 (ESL Only)

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

Spring 2020 (January 7 - April 17)

 

*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

 

Summer 2020 (May 4 - August 7)
*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.
Application fee $100
Program fees $5685
Student fees $390
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared with food) $4734
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $12,489
Summer II ONLY 2020 (June 25 - Aug 7)

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) $2367
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $7084.50
Fall 2020 (Sept 2 - December 11)

*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.

Application fee $100
Program fees $TBD
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*
Total $TBD

Important Dates

 

Spring 2020

Summer 2020

Summer II ONLY 2020

Fall 2020

International Student Orientation Jan 3, 6 April 30- May 1 Jun 23-24 Aug 26-28
Schedule pickup Jan 7 May 4 Jun 25 Sept 2
CELCIS first day of classes Jan 7 May 4 Jun 25 Sept 2
Last day for 100 percent refund (full withdraw) Jan 10 May 11 Jul 2 TBD
Last day for 90 percent refund (full withdraw) Jan 16 N/A

N/A

TBD
Last day for 50 percent refund (partial withdraw) Jan 21 N/A N/A TBD
Last day for 50 percent refund (full withdraw) Feb 3 May 15 Jul 7 TBD
Last day for 25 percent refund (full withdraw) Feb 28 May 29 Jul 20 TBD
Last day of Reading/Writing 1 Feb 21 Jun 19 N/A TBD
First day of Reading/Writing 2 Feb 24 Jun 25 Jun 25 TBD
CELCIS last day of classes Apr 17 Aug 7 Aug 7 Dec 11
Progress reports available (eLearning) Apr 24 Aug 14 Aug 14 Dec 18
Holidays and breaks (no class) Jan 20 May 25 July 4 Sept 7
Feb 28 Jun 22-24   Oct 21-23
Mar 2-6 Jul 4   Nov 25 (noon) - Nov 27