English Language Institute

Tuition & Fees

All fees, deposit amounts, tuition, and other stated costs of the English Language Institute are subject to change.

For the Intensive English Program and the General English Evening Course, University of Pittsburgh education benefits may be available for University employees and research associates, as well as their spouses and children. For more information, please contact Faculty Records at 412-624-4232 or visit their office in G-39 in the Cathedral of Learning.


Intensive English Program

Program Application Fee

(nonrefundable; applicable toward tuition)


Required University

Intensive English Program $100 $300


(part-time per course)


($262 in the summer term)

Summer Programs

Program Application Fee (nonrefundable) Deposit 
applicable toward tuition)

Required University

for Undergraduates
$100 $500 $3,045 $262
Professional and Academic English Program (PAEP) $100 $500 $3,045


English as a Foreign Language Program for International Teachers (EFLPIT) $100 varies varies


Summer Language and Culture Program (SLCP) $100 $500 $2,214 $262

Community Education Courses

Program Application Fee (nonrefundable)


Tuition Required 
University Fees*
General English Evening Course $100




($262 in the summer term)

TOEFL Prep Course N/A N/A $200 per module; $165 per module for students in the Intensive Program N/A

Campus Conversation
Course (CCC)



(registration fee)


*Required University Fees (where applicable)

Fees Amount
University Student Activity Fee $24 ($7 for summer programs)
Computing and Network Services Fee $100

Security, Safety, and Transportation Fee

Wellness Fee** $65

** The Wellness Fee provides access to Student Health Services, which covers minor health problems and pharmacy services. This fee is not hospitalization/health insurance. ELI students must show proof of hospitalization/health insurance at registration. Read more...

Additional Expenses

Students should plan accordingly for additional expenses for living and studying in Pittsburgh.