The ELI is one of the best tuition values for the amount of class hours per week in the Baltimore/Washington area, both in private schools and state-sponsored institutions.

August 2020 - July 2021 Tuition & Fees

Full-time study includes 20 hours of class per week. Part-time study is available depending on student’s visa status. *Prices listed are for an 8-week billing period, unless otherwise noted.*

Fall and Spring Semesters

Fee Type Amount
Full-Time Tuition (20 hours/week) 2,500 USD
Writing (4 hours/week) 550 USD
Listening & Speaking (4 hours/week) 550 USD
Reading & Discussion (4 hours/week) 550 USD
Vocabulary (3 hours/week) 400 USD
Grammar (3 hours/week) 400 USD
Pronunciation (2 hours/week) 300 USD
Room & Board 3,053 USD (per 8-week session, includes 19 meals/week.)
Registration/Technology Fee 190 USD (non-refundable, per 16-week semester)
I-20 Processing Fee 50 USD (per transaction)
Residential Parking Fee 100 USD Per Year

Health Insurance

Session Dates of Coverage Price in US Dollars
Fall I 2020 08/17/2019 to 10/18/2019 $370.00
Fall II 2020 10/19/2019 to 12/31/2020 $434.00
Spring I 2021 01/01/2020 to 03/21/2020 $470.00
Spring II 2021 03/22/2020 to 05/21/2020 $359.00
Summer 2021 05/22/2020 to 07/30/2020 $411.00

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Payment for Tuition and Fees

With few exceptions, all payments for tuition and fees are now made online. See the links below.

Registration Fee 

I-20 Processing Fee 

Shipping Costs (PDF)

Tuition Payments

If you have trouble completing your online payments, please contact the Business Office for assistance at 410-532-5440.