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, visit the Immigration Services page or contact the  CELCIS 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.

Fall 2018 (Aug 29 - Dec 7)

*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.

Application fee $100
Program fees $5685
Student fees $390*
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared room, 15 meals/week) $4947
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $12,602

Spring 2019 (January 7 - April 19)

*Approximate costs. Please contact CELCIS for accurate costs.

Application fee $100
Program fees $5685
Student fees $390*
Books $200*
Residence hall (shared room, 15 meals/week) $4947
Internet Fee (students living on campus) $80
Hospital/medical insurance $800*
Personal expenses $500*
Total $12,602

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

Academic calendar

 

Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Summer II ONLY 2019

International Student Orientation Aug 22-24  Jan 3-4 May 2-3 Jun 27-28
Schedule pickup Aug 29  Jan 7 May 6  Jul 1
CELCIS first day of classes Aug 29  Jan 7 May 6 Jul 1
Last day for 100 percent refund (full withdraw) Sep 6  Jan 14 May 13 Jul 5
Last day for 90 percent refund (full withdraw) Sep 7 Jan 17 N/A N/A
Last day for 50 percent refund (partial withdraw) Sep 12  Jan 22 N/A N/A
Last day for 50 percent refund (full withdraw) Sep 24 Feb 1 May 17 Jul 9
Last day for 25 percent refund (full withdraw) Oct 22 Mar 1 May 31 Jul 22
Last day of Reading/Writing 1 Oct 16 Feb 22 Jun 26 N/A
First day of Reading/Writing 2 Oct 22 Feb 25 July 1 July 1
CELCIS last day of classes Dec 7  Apr 19 Aug 9 Aug 9
Progress report pickup Dec 14  Apr 26 Aug 16 Aug 16
Holidays and breaks (no class) Sep 3  Jan 21 May 27 July 4
Oct 17-19  Mar 2 Jun 27-28  
Nov 21 at noon
Nov 22-23
Mar 4-8 July 4