Tuition, fees and estimated expenses

  • ELI tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • The tuition, materials fees and insurance, if applicable, must be paid in full at the time of registration.
  • The registration period is the week before each semester begins. A late fee of $50 will be charged for payments received after the registration period.

Note: If you require a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20) to obtain an F-1 student visa, you will need to submit the Declaration & Certification of Finances upon admission, along with supporting documents, to

ExpensesFall (15 weeks)Spring (15 weeks)Summer (8 weeks)

Tuition and fees

Instruction, activities, academic advising, student ID card, use of UA facilities (excluding the Student Wellness & Recreation Center), and international student services fee.

$5,050 $5,050 $3,130

Materials Fee

(course handouts and computer lab fee)

$250 $250 $250

Health insurance

(F-1 students are required to enroll in the university’s health insurance plan for international students.)

$400 $700* *Health insurance extends through the summer if you purchase spring insurance.
Living expenses $5,310 $5,610 $2,356
Total ELI expenses $11,310 $11,610 $5,511