English Language Institute

Tuition & Fees

Intensive English Program

Effective April 1, 2021: Applicants for Fall 2021 are required to pay the ELI Application Fee and ELI Tuition Deposit to complete their ELI Application. 

Program

Application Fee
(nonrefundable)

Deposit*

Tuition

Required University
Fees

Intensive English Program

$150
Application fee is waived for Summer 2021 courses

$300
Tuition Deposit is waived for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 courses

$4,860
(full-time)

$1020
(part-time per course)

 

$310 (Spring 2021 and beyond)

 

*Your deposit will appear on your Pitt Student Payment Account as a payment towards your ELI tuition. If you cannot attend the term for which you applied, the ELI will defer your tuition deposit and fees to a later term. Refunds of deposits are only given if an applicant does not meet the admission requirements on the ELI’s Placement Exam or if the ELI cancels a class. Read more about the ELI’s Refund Policy…

Summer Programs 

 

Program

Application Fee (nonrefundable)

Deposit

Tuition

Required University
Fees

English
for Undergraduates

This program is unavailable for Summer 2021.

$150

$500*

$3,150**

$287

Professional and Academic English Program (PAEP)

$150

$500*

$3,240

$287

English as a Foreign Language Program for International Teachers (EFLPIT)
This program is unavailable for Summer 2021.

$150

varies

varies

$287

Summer Language and Culture Program (SLCP)
This program is unavailable for Summer 2021.

$150

$500*

$2,214**

$287

*Your deposit will appear on your Pitt Student Payment Account as a payment towards your ELI tuition. Refunds of deposits are only given if an applicant does not meet the admission requirements on the ELI’s Placement Exam or if the ELI cancels a class. Read more about the ELI’s Refund Policy…
**Tuition and fees are expected to increase for the Summer 2021 semester of this program.

Community Education Courses - Not Available for Summer 2021

Check back soon for dates and updated pricing for Fall 2020

Program

Application Fee (nonrefundable)

Deposit

Tuition

Required University
Fees

Speaking and Listening for Communication

$150

$300*

$1020**

$310

($287 in the summer term)

Community Conversation
Course (CCC)

N/A

N/A

$100

(registration fee)

N/A

*Your deposit will appear on your Pitt Student Payment Account as a payment towards your ELI tuition. Refunds of deposits are only given if an applicant does not meet the admission requirements on the ELI’s Placement Exam or if the ELI cancels a class. Read more about the ELI’s Refund Policy…

Required University Fees (where applicable)

Fees

Amount per Term

University Student Activity Fee

$30 ($24 for Fall 2020, $7 for summer programs)

Computing and Network Services Fee

$100

Security, Safety, and Transportation Fee

$90

Wellness Fee***

$90

*** The Wellness Fee provides access to Student Health Services, which covers minor health problems and pharmacy services. This fee is not hospitalization/health insurance. ELI students must show proof of hospitalization/health insurance at registration. Read more...

Additional Expenses

Students should plan accordingly for additional expenses for living and studying in Pittsburgh.

All fees, deposit amounts, tuition, and other stated costs of the English Language Institute are subject to change.

Educational Benefits

For the Intensive English Program and Speaking and Listening Evening Course, University of Pittsburgh employee education benefits may be available for eligible faculty, staff, librarians, research associates, and post-doctoral research associates and scholars, as well as their spouse/domestic partner and dependent child(ren). Read more about University of Pittsburgh employee education benefits…