Costs and Dates

Course Dates

IEI Intensive English Program courses begin three times a year. They follow the semester schedule of the University of Illinois. The program dates for the current term and next two terms are:

Semester Application processing begins Deadline to apply Report Date Registration & Orientation Program Dates
Fall 2017 (15 weeks) March 1, 2017 July 18, 2017 August 28 August 28-Sept. 1 September 5 -December 14, 2017

Spring 2018 (15 weeks)

September 1, 2017 December 7, 2017 January 16 January 16-19 January 22-May 2, 2018
Summer 2018
(8 weeks)
January 1, 2018 April 27, 2018 June 4 June 4-8 June 11-August 1, 2018


Below are the estimated costs of the Intensive English program, University of Illinois fees, and housing. Use this currency converter to see the cost in your currency.

Program Costs

Description of Fees

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Summer 2018

Program Fee $4,700.00 $4,700.00 $2,500.00
University Required Fees
(estimated) to use university services like health center, recreational facilities, and buses
$874.00 $874.00 $487.00
University Health Insurance
(estimated) required unless you can show proof of other health insurance
$397.00 $397.00 $397.00
Total (without university health insurance) $5,574.00 $5,574.00 $2,987.00
Total (with university health insurance) $5,971.00 $5,971.00 $3,384.00

IEI Application Costs

Description of Fees Cost
Application Fee (non-refundable) $100.00
Express Mail Fee (non-refundable fee for mailing outside of U.S.) $50.00

Other IEI Fees

Description of Fees Cost
Late Placement Test Fee* (non-refundable) $150.00
*If student registers late – after the placement test has been given (approval from the IEI is required to register late) or if student registers on time but misses the assigned placement test