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Dates and Costs for ELP and AEP

Program costs and dates outlined below are applicable to the English Language Program and Academic English Program only. For other programs' dates and costs, please refer to their respective program-specific page.

Tuition

Tuition covers all of the following services and amenities:

  • Placement testing
  • UT libraries
  • UT computer labs and email
  • UT application information
  • University ID
  • Immigration advising
  • Discounts on test preparation classes
  • Orientation program
  • Social activities and trips
  • PALS conversation partner program
  • Learner Management System (LMS) for classes

On-Campus Sessions

Session/Dates Program Weeks AEP/ELP Intensive ELP Each Course Elective Courses

Spring 2021
January 19 – May 7

Holidays: Mar. 15-19

15 $4995 $1250/*$1105

$585/*$500/**$400

Spring I 2021
January 19 – March 12

8 $2600 $650/*$575

$585/*$500/**$400

Spring II 2021
March 15 – May 7

8 $2600 $650/*$575 $585/*$500/**$400

Summer I 2021
June 1 – August 6

10 $3350 $840/*$745

$585/*$500/**$400

Summer II 2021***
July 1 – August 6

5 $1800 --- ---

Fall 2021
August 23 - December 6

Holidays: Sept. 6 and Nov. 25 - 26

15 $4995 $1250/*$1105 $585/*$500/**$400

Fall I 2021
August 23 – October 15

Holiday: Sept. 6

8 $2600 $650/*$575

$585/*$500/**$400

Fall II 2021
October 11 – December 6

Holidays: Nov. 24 – 26

8 $2600 $650/*$575 $585/*$500/**$400

*Discounted tuition for UT affiliates

**Discounted tuition for AEP/ELP intensive students

***5-week session for AEP only; this is an intensive session designed for graduate and undergraduate students admitted to a degree program at UT or another U.S. university for the upcoming fall semester. Classes in Listening/Speaking and Reading/Writing meet Mon - Fri, 9:00am-1:00pm.

Virtual Sessions

Session/Dates Program Weeks AEP/ELP Intensive ELP Each Course Elective Courses

Spring 2021
January 19 – May 7

Holidays: Mar. 15-19

15 $4500 $1125 $545/*$400

Spring I 2021
January 19 – March 12

8 $2300 $575 $545/*$400

Spring II 2021
March 15 – May 7

8 $2300 $575 $545/*$400

Summer I 2021
June 1 – August 6

10 $3000 $750 $545/**$400

Summer II 2021***
July 1 – August 6

5 $1600 --- ---

*Discounted tuition for AEP/ELP intensive students

***5-week session for AEP only; this is an intensive session designed for graduate and undergraduate students admitted to a degree program at UT or another U.S. university for the upcoming fall semester. Classes in Listening/Speaking and Reading/Writing meet Mon - Fri, 9:00am-1:00pm.

Other Considerations

If you are applying to study with us in person, you should plan for additional expenses including insurance, lodging, books and supplies. For our live virtual classes, students studying with us remotely must budget for tuition and books. The following is an estimated breakdown of typical expenses based on program term.

Term Tuition Health Insurance* Room and Board Books and Supplies Total
Fall/Spring $4995 $1263 $5530 $300 $12,088
Spring I/Spring II $2600 $764 $2765 $300 $6429
Summer I $3350 $770 $3,560 $300 $8330
Summer II $1800 $509 $1,975 $150 $4434

All sponsored students (WAMS, Bolashak, Turkish Ministry, SACM, Embassy of Kuwait, ADNOC, SABIC, KAUST, CBIE, etc) are subject to required University fees ($800), which include health center access and the additional services. Note that all full-time students sponsored by SACM must take at least one elective course, to meet SACM's course load requirements of 20 hours per week (cost $5,395); 22 hours per week (cost $5,795). Learn more about sponsored student services.


*Health insurance through The University of Texas is required of all students on F-1/F-2 or J-1/J-2 visas, unless they provide proof of a private policy that meets or exceeds university requirements. See our current 
waiver form for requirements.

Refund Policy

A full refund is available only prior to the first day of class. All refunds after classes have begun are pro-rated. Details will be provided during registration. SEVIS fees, express mail charges, and tuition deposits are non-refundable and are applicable only to the first semester applied for.

Policy on Late Students

The last day to late register is the Wednesday of registration week. After that Wednesday, new students will be allowed to enroll only as space permits. If our classes are full, we will facilitate transfers to other intensive English programs.