General English – Dates & Costs

Required Fees | Variable (Optional) Fees | Approximate Total Costs

Required fees are bold.
Variable (optional) fees are gray and marked with an asterisk (*).

Session / Time Spring 2018/Fall 2018
(15 weeks)
Summer (6 weeks)
 Dates Spring 2018:
January 15 – May 4
Summer I:
May 14 – June 22
Fall 2018:
August 27 – December 14
Summer II:
July 9 – August 17
 Application Fee $150 $150
Enrollment Deposit $350 $350
Visa Compliance Fee
$350 $350
 Course Fees $5,250 $2,600
 Medical Insurance $1,292
479.50 – New Students

409.50- Continuing

 On Campus Housing  $3,233 – $3,400*  $1,386 – $2,111*
Off-Campus Apartment  $2,500 – $3,500* N/A*
Full-Meal Plan   $2,538 – $2,804* $1,426*
Community Meal Plan (available to commuters + certain dorms) $258 (25 meals)* $258 (25 meals)*
Institutional TOEFL Exam $45* $45*

Note: Please refer to the Residential Life website at for details regarding housing and dining prices. UCAELI cannot guarantee single or double room requests. Dormitory assignments are based on availability.

Explanation of fees:


Application fee: Non-refundable fee covering application processing.

Enrollment Deposit: Non-refundable and non-transferable fee required of all new and returning UCAELI students. For more information visit the FAQ page.

Visa Compliance Fee: The visa compliance fee applies specifically to students on an F-1 and J-1 visa. For more information please visit the ISSS website.

Course fees: Based on 22 hours of instruction per week

Student ID Fee: Required fee – access to library, gym, student identification

On campus housing: Single or shared room in dormitory on campus. UCAELI cannot guarantee specific room requests. Every effort is made to accommodate housing requests but availability is dependent on the Department of Residential Life and is not guaranteed. Students who wish to live on campus are encouraged to apply at least a month before the start of the program.

Meal plan: Students living in dorms must purchase a full meal plan. There are several options available. **Exceptions are students living in dormitories with kitchen access.**

Medical Insurance: All full-time international UCAELI students are required to purchase medical insurance from UCONN, provided by CHP. The only exception is SACM students who are provided with AETNA insurance.

Refund Policy: If you decide not to attend the program, your $150 application fee will not be refunded. However, if you submit a new application within 12 months from the date of the first application, we will credit the $150 application fee to your account. In case of illness or other emergency, UCAELI will refund your course fees on a prorated basis upon receipt of proper documentation. The $350 enrollment deposit will not be refunded. If you choose to defer your acceptance, you will need to pay the $350 enrollment deposit again.