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University of Colorado Denver

ESL Academy

Tuition & Fees

​ The ESL Academy is an exceptional value. The rigorous academic program, outstanding international student services, and low tuition fees compare favorably with other Denv​er-based ESL programs.

​ Please note that payment of ESL Academy tuition is due at time of registration for classes. Other university fees may be billed separately. Students will not be allowed to attend classes until the ESL Academy tuition is paid in full. For students who are sponsored by a third party, this requirement for payment of ESL Academy tuition at the time of registration for classes is waived as long as you present a valid Financial Guarantee Letter from your sponsor. If you do not have a valid FGL at the time of registration, you will be required to pay with personal funds or otherwise will not be allowed to attend classes.

​Item ​Cost (USD) each 8-week Term*
​Tuition ​$3,110
​Student Fees** ​$482.81
Health Insurance ​$300
​Books (estimated) ​$150
​Other Living Expenses ​$2,400
​ Total:  ​$6,442.81

* All costs above are based upon taking five courses per 8-week term.

** The Student Fees enable ESL students to secure a CU Denver student ID and have access to the Auraria Library, recreational facilities, and other campus programs and activities. The Student Fees for a 16-week term are $585.81.

*** All students under F-1 or J-1 status are required to have health insurance while attending the CU Denver ESL Academy. The costs above are for individual coverage. The premiums are higher if you need to include a spouse and/or other family member(s).

**** Students should add $4,500 per year for each dependent family member (spouse and/or unmarried children under the age of 21 who will accompany them to the United States.

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