Intensive English Program Costs

Complete program costs are listed below by term.  Please note that some costs are estimates. Costs may change without notice.

Questions? Please contact the ESL Programs Office at esl@uwm.edu.

Cancellation or Withdrawal

  • Notification of cancellation or withdrawal must be submitted in writing to the ESL Programs Office.
  • There may be charges for cancellation or early withdrawal from the program.
  • The application fee is not refundable.
  • Return of I-20: A student who receives an I-20 and subsequently cancels enrollment is required to return the original I-20 to the ESL Program Office before a refund can be issued.

Spring Semester 2014 – Program Costs

  Tuition & Fees Estimated Living Expenses  
Spring Semester Tuition U Fee1 IEP Fee2 Tuition & Fees Subtotal Books Health3 Dorm4 Food5 Living Expenses Subtotal GRAND TOTAL6
4 months 4,800 186.25 100 5,086.25 75 760 3,000 1,600 5,435 $10,521.25
2 months 2,925 186.25 50 3,161.25 75 456 1,500 800 2,831 $5,992.25

Summer Session 2014 – Program Costs

  Tuition & Fees Estimated Living Expenses  
  Tuition U Fee1 IEP Fee2 Tuition & Fees Subtotal Books Health3 Dorm4 Food5 Living Expenses Subtotal GRAND TOTAL6
2 Months
2.825 93.13 150 3,068.13 75 456 1,500 800 2,831 $5,899.13
1 Month
1,460 93.13 75 1,628.13 75 228 750 400 1,453 $3,081.13

1 University fee, required by university for Health Center, Sports Center + bus pass
2 IEP Fee:  Student activities:  Welcome + Farewell activities, excursions off campus.
3 Group health insurance available from SAS for UWM students
4 Cost of shared double room in Sandburg Residence.  Actual cost will vary.
5 Estimated at $100 per week
6 Applicants requesting an I-20 must show proof of funding in this amount.

New students: Add one-time non-refundable application fee: $ 130
Payment due date: Payment of tuition and fees are due on the Monday of the week before the first day of class. There is a one-week grace period.
Late fee charges:

Late placement testing fee: $ 60
Assessed for any late or rescheduled placement test.
Late payment fee: $ 25
Assessed monthly for any late payment made one week after due date.
UWM also assess a charge of 1% per month for all late payments.
Late registration fee: $ 75
For registrations received after the deadline.
Continuing students must re-register for each new term (semester or summer session).

For less than full-time costs, please contact the ESL Programs Office:  esl@uwm.edu

Fall Session 2014 – Program Costs

Application Deadlines and Tuition Schedule (Apply early!)

Application Completed By: Early Bird cost:
On or before July 1
Regular cost:
July 2-28
Late Registration cost:
On or after July 29
Tuition price (full time): $4,700 $4,800 $4,800 and $100 late fee

Cost Information for F-1 visa applicants (Based on the “regular cost” rate)

Tuition & Fees: 4 Months 3 Months 2 Months 1 Month
Tuition $4,800 $3,910 $2,925 $1,560
Univ. Fee (Estimate) $186.25 $186.25 $186.25 $186.25
Activity Fee $100 $75 $50 $25
Subtotal: $5,086.25 $4,171.25 $3,161.25 $1,771.25
Estimated Living Costs:
Books $75 $75 $75 $75
Insurance $760 $608 $456 $228
Housing $3,000 $2,250 $1,500 $750
Food $1,600 $1,200 $800 $400
Subtotal: $5,435 $4,133 $2,831 $1,453
 
Total for proof of funding: $10,521.25 $8,304.25 $5,992.25 $3,224.25
Late fee charges: $60 Late placement testing fee.
  $25 Monthly late tuition payment fee.

UWM also assesses a 1% charge for all late payments.

NOTE: All prices are subject to change.