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Dates & Fees

ELTA offers students a number of flexible study options. Students can study in a 15-week semester in the fall or spring and a 10-week semester in the summer. All program options are designed to meet each student's individual goals and effectively prepare them for future work, study, or general communication in English.

Semester Dates

Semester Start Date End Date Duration Deadline
Fall 2017 August 28 December 8 14 weeks June 30, 2017
Spring 2018 January 16 April 27 15 weeks October 13, 2017
Summer 2018 June 4 August 9 10 weeks April 6, 2018

Tuition & Fees

Cost Fall
(15 weeks)
(15 weeks)
Summer 2018
(10 weeks)
Program Tuition $7,800 $7,800 $5,400
Mandatory Student Fees*
(Sports Center, Technology, etc.)
$70 $70 $70

* Mandatory student fees and health insurance costs are subject to change.

Additional Optional Costs

Cost Full Semester
AU Health Insurance* $780 (fall)
$1070 (spring & summer)
On-Campus Meal Plan** $2,287
Estimated Off-Campus Housing $4,800
On-Campus Summer Housing N/A

*All ELTA students must have health insurance. Students are automatically enrolled in AU health insurance but have the opportunity to waive the fee and use their own insurance coverage instead.

**The on-campus meal plan includes 175 meals per semester or 10-11 meals per week plus $200 Eagle Bucks and $200 Dining Dollars. Additional plans are available. Meal plan costs for students studying for a half-semester will be prorated. The summer meal plan includes 50 meals and $225 in Eagle Bucks.