English Language Institute

Tuition & Fees

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

Intensive English Program

Program

Application Fee
(nonrefundable)

Deposit*

Tuition per Term**

Required University
Fees per Term**

Intensive English Program

$150

$300*

$5,150**
(full-time)

$1030**
(part-time per course)

 

$375**
 

 

*Do NOT pay the deposit until after you are accepted to the ELI. The ELI will notify you when you are accepted and when you should pay the deposit.  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 the ELI cancels a class. Read more about the ELI’s Refund Policy…

**Tuition increases are expected for the Intensive English Program effective with classes beginning in Spring term 2023. Increases to required University fees are expected and will be effective with classes beginning in Fall 2022. 

Summer Programs 

Program

Application Fee (nonrefundable)

Deposit

Tuition per Program

Required University
Fees per Program

English
for Undergraduates

This program is not available for Summer 2022.

$150

$500*

$3,150**

$375

Professional and Academic English Program (PAEP)

$150

$300*

$3,400 

$375

English as a Foreign Language Program for International Teachers (EFLPIT)
This program is not available for Summer 2022.

$150

varies

varies

$375

Summer Language and Culture Program (SLCP)
This program is not available for Summer 2022.

$150

$500*

$2,214**

$375

*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 subject to change without prior notice.

Community Education Courses

Program

Application Fee (nonrefundable)

Deposit

Tuition per Term

Required University
Fees per Term

Speaking and Listening for Communication

$150

$300*

$1030

$375

Community Conversation
Course (CCC)

N/A

N/A

$100

(registration fee)

N/A

*Do NOT pay the deposit until after you are accepted to the ELI. The ELI will notify you when you are accepted and when you should pay the deposit.  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*

Computing and Network Services Fee

$100*

Security, Safety, and Transportation Fee

$130*

Wellness Fee**

$115*

*Increases to required University fees are expected and will be effective with classes beginning in Fall 2022. 

**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.

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…