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ELC Tuition & Fees

Required expenses for one nine-month academic year which includes four 7-week sessions are:

Tuition & Fees* $8,000.00
Living & Personal** $10,000.00
Health Insurance $1,776.00
Total $19,776.00

*Tuition for one 7-week session is $2010.50.
**Living and personal expenses may vary.

Living expenses for the summer and deposits on apartments, etc. are not included in the above totals. Expenses for accompanying spouse and children are not included in the above totals. All estimates are subject to change.

There are no scholarships, grants, or loans available for international students at the English Language Center.

On-campus housing is optional from mid-May to mid-August. At other times of the year, on-campus housing is usually not available.

Full-Time (20 hours per week)

All Students Must Pay
Tuition for Each 7-Week Session $2,000.00
Campus Fee $10.50

Part-Time (7 Weeks)

Basic, Intermediate, Advanced I & II

Listening/Speaking $500.00 5 hours per week
Grammar $500.00 5 hours per week
Reading/Vocabulary $500.00 5 hours per week
Writing $500.00 5 hours per week
University Prep
Listening/Speaking $500.00 5 hours per week
Grammar $500.00 5 hours per week
Reading/Vocabulary $500.00 5 hours per week
Writing $500.00 5 hours per week
TOEFL Prep
University Prep and Advanced I & II $375.00 3 hours per week
Graduate Program
Graduate Bridge
(non-credit)
$2,240.00 7 hours per week
One Academic Course (3 hours) $2,991.00 3 hours per week
Total $5,231.00
Undergraduate Program
Graduate Bridge
(non-credit)
$2,000.00 8 hours per week
Two Academic Courses
(6 hours)
$4,614.00 6 hours per week
Total $6,614.00

Tuition rates for non-credit and credit components are subject to change.

Exam & Other Fees

Speak Test $10.00
TOEFL Test $45.00
Application Fee $50.00
Late Registration Fee** 5%
Express Mailing of Documents by UPS $35

*Effective August 2011

**You will be charged the late fee if you are not registered before 5:00pm the Monday before classes begin. This does not apply to new students entering the country after classes have begun.



Payment Procedures

Students register for classes in Dragas Hall, and make payment in full the same day at the Office of Continuing Education in Rollins Hall.

Payment is accepted by check, money order, Visa, Master Card, or traveler's check in US dollars and written in English. Checks should be made payable to Old Dominion University.

Refund Policy

Refund checks are available two to four weeks after the request date. There will be no refunds after the second week of classes. The refund policy is listed below:

  • Before Classes Begin: Excluding the application and fees, 100% of tuition will be refunded
  • First Week of Classes: Excluding the application and fees, 80% of tuition will be refunded
  • Second Week of Classes: Excluding the application and fees, 60% of tuition will be refunded.