Tuition and Costs

2015-2016 Intensive English Language Program Estimated Costs 

(prices may change)

Costs below are based on a full-time course load (18 hours) for an F-1 student. 

  One semester  Two semesters Three semesters
Tuition $2,505 $5,010 $7,515
Books  $200 $400 $600
Living Expenses1 $4,400 $8,800 $13,200
Salem State Health Insurance2 $2,292/year $2,292/year $2,292/year
Total $9,397 $16,502 $23,607

1. Costs include food, room and other expenses. These are estimates based on residency on campus. Additional payment will be required if the student wishes to remain in college housing during vacation periods.

2. All students must present proof of comprehensive health insurance valid in the U.S. Students without coverage must enroll in the Salem State University health insurance plan ($2,292 for one-year coverage, which runs from August 1 to July 31) or a comparable plan.

Individual Course Fees

Course Hours  Total with Fees
9-hour class $1,250
6-hour class $831
3-hour class $424

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