English Language Institute
Admission & Costs
Applications are accepted at all times of the year. Semester courses begin in August, January, May, and July. Availability of specific courses is based upon demand. Students must be 17 or older to study at the English Language Institute.
- Fall 2013: Classes run August 28 - December 13
Apply online at www.arcadia.edu/ESL-application. Then send a copy of your passport photo page to ESL@arcadia.edu. Within a few weeks, a letter of acceptance will provide information on how to submit documents for an I-20 and where to send the $200 deposit. The $200 deposit ensures that you will be able to enroll in ELI classes and that we can start the visa application process. Click here for information on the visa application process.
2013-14 Tuition: Full-time Intensive English Program tuition is $5,000 for the Fall/Spring semester and $2,500 for each summer semester.
University fees: $330 Activity Fee per semester
Room and board: If needed, $5,000 to $6,000 per Fall/Spring semester and $2,500 to $3,000 for each summer semester. The Office of International Affairs can assist students with finding housing.
Textbooks: (starting Fall 2013) $150-$175 for Full-time; approximately $50 per course for part-time
Parking: If needed, $30 per semester.
Health insurance: Arcadia University policy requires that each full-time student provide evidence of some form of health and hospitalization insurance coverage to supplement the medical care provided by the University's Student Health Service. This coverage may be in the form of an individual policy already in effect, or inclusion in a family policy.