Tuition costs and fees are valid until August 31, 2021.
$500 Tuition Reduction for the 20-21 Academic Year!
Starting Summer Quarter 2020, each new student (Intensive ESL, High School, and College) taking 12 or more High School or College credits, or 4 Intensive English as a Second Language (IESL) classes, will receive a $500 tuition reduction for a maximum of 2 quarters for the 20-21 Academic Year (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring). This amounts to a tuition savings of $1,000 to students. For example, if a student starts in Summer Quarter 2020, Fall Quarter 2020, or Winter Quarter 2021, they will receive a tuition reduction of $500 each quarter for two quarters (total of $1,000). However, if a student starts in Spring Quarter 2021, they will receive a tuition reduction for one quarter only (total of $500). Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Total costs for one academic year
|Item||Three Quarters||One Quarter|
|Books and Supplies||$1,200.00||$400.00|
|Living Expenses (Based on homestay and food)||$8,036.00||$2,678.67|
*Based on 15 college/high school credits. See below for IESL related costs.
Summary of Costs
|Tuition and Program||Cost per Quarter|
|College, High School Tuition*||$3,228.90|
|IESL Lab Fee||$25.00|
|Associated Student Fees (for College and High School students only, not IESL)*||$159.15|
|Books and Supplies||$300.00-400.00 per quarter|
|Health Insurance (mandatory)||$327.99 per quarter|
|Unlimited access ORCA bus pass||$26.00 per quarter|
|Miscellaneous Expenses (shopping, activities, etc.)||$300.00-400.00 per quarter|
*Based on 15 college/high school credits.
|Application Fee (non-refundable, except when deferring)||$50.00|
|I-20 Mailing Fee (due to COVID-19, I-20s are sent electronically)||$0.00|
|Orientation Fee (non-refundable, one-time fee)||$50.00|
|Application fee from IESL to College (one-time fee)||$35.00|
|ORCA Card (one-time purchase)||$10.00|
|12 credits||$3,039.24||18 credits||$3,418.56|
|13 credits||$3,102.46||19 credits||$3,698.22|
|14 credits||$3,165.68||20 credits||$3,977.88|
|15 credits||$3,228.90||21 credits||$4,257.54|
|16 credits||$3,292.12||22 credits||$4,537.20|
|17 credits||$3,355.34||23 credits||$4,816.86|
IESL Classes: If a student notifies OIP in writing before the first day of the quarter, a refund of paid tuition will be processed. There are no refunds after the first day of the quarter.
College or High School Credit Classes: A refund of tuition and fees is made only when a student officially withdraws from a class. 100% - First five instructional days of the quarter. 50% - First 20 calendar days of the quarter. No refunds of tuition after the first 20 calendar days of the quarter. No refund of tuition may be made for any purpose beyond the current quarter.
Housing Costs and Fees
Please visit Housing and Residence Life for detailed costs and fees.
|Housing Application Fee (non-refundable)||$275.00|
|Airport Pick Up (on pick up dates only)||$25.00|
|Activity Fee (each quarter)||$25.00|
|Damage and Security Deposit (refundable, residence halls only)||$200.00|
|Cleaning Fee (non-refundable, residence halls only)||$200.00|
|Minimum Advance Fee (homestay only, due by application deadline)||$840.00|
Rainier Place and Triton Court prices include: utilities, parking, cable, internet, furniture, student lounge, and 24 hour staff support
Homestay prices include: Private and fully furnished bedroom and a shared bathroom. Meals are also included.
New students will pay for tuition after registering for classes during Orientation Week. Current students will pay for tuition within seven days after registration for next quarter’s classes.
- Personal check or money order
- Credit card: follow the steps here to Pay Online
- International wire transfer: upload a completed Wire Transfer Form
- Please do not arrange a wire transfer without submitting an application.
- To receive an estimated invoice for a student's tuition and fees, please email email@example.com with the following information:
- Email subject line: "Invoice Estimate"
- Student ID
- Full name
- Date of birth
If you have further questions about payment or tuition please email firstname.lastname@example.org.