Vietnamese student standing at booth during International Week event

Learning English through SMWC’s English Language Institute is an important step toward your bright future.  ELI offers a rigorous curriculum and hands-on learning activities to help get you speaking more fluent English in no time.

Upon successful completion of the ELI program, students are able to:

  • Speak English more fluently
  • Write effective essays
  • Understand spoken and written English
  • Apply and improve critical thinking skill in English
  • Conduct research and report findings in English
  • Engage in group work and in team activities

So, how much does it cost to attend ELI? The following breaks down the fees for an eight-week session:

Item Cost
Application fee $100
Full-time tuition $3,000
Health insurance (ISO) $40/month Standard plan estimate.
Room and board in dorm $2,000 (estimate)
Off-campus housing $1,600 (estimate)

Books are included in full-time tuition. The above fees do not include personal expenses, transportation, or expenses for dependents (about $500/month each). Please contact ELI if you have any questions.