Dates & Costs

Intensive English (UMEI 001, UMEI 002, UMEI 003, UMEI 004, UMEI 004C)

Calendar: SUMMER 2019 through SPRING 2020

Note: The application deadlines below are the dates by which your application must be received by MEI. Please allow time for delivery when submitting your application.
 

Semester Event Dates Application Deadline
Summer 2019 New Student Testing June 3, 2019 April 26, 20191
May 21, 20192
May 30, 20193
New Student Orientation June 3, 2019
Classes Begin June 4, 2019
Classes End July 19, 2019
Fall 2019 New Student Testing August 22, 2019 July 12, 20191
August 2, 20192
August 13, 20193
New Student Orientation August 23, 2019
Classes Begin August 26, 2019
IEP Midterm Exams See course syllabus
Thanksgiving Break November 27-30, 2019
IEP Achievement Tests See course syllabus
IEP Final Ceremony December 3, 2019
Spring 2020 New Student Testing January 23, 2020 November 14, 20191, December 5, 20192, January 10, 20203
New Student Orientation January 24, 2020
Classes Begin January 27, 2020
IEP Midterm Exams See course syllabus
Spring Break March 15-20, 2020
IEP Achievement Tests TBD
IEP Final Ceremony May 6, 2020

1For those who need an I-20 to obtain an F-1 visa
2For those already in the U.S. who need to have their I-20 transferred
3For those already in the U.S. who are a citizen or permanent resident

Tuition and Fees: Intensive English Program

Semester Tuition Details
Spring or Fall Weeks of Instruction per Semester 14
Hours of Instruction per Week 23
Hours of Instruction per Semester 322
Cost for Tuition $6,222.00
Other Costs
Application Fee $110.00
International Student Fee $125.00
University Fee $972.00
Total Cost for MEI $7,429.00
Winter Tuition Details
Tuition deposit $250.00
(per course/non-refundable)
Remaining tuition $476.00
Other Costs
University Mandatory Fee $95.00 (per term)
International Student Fee $0.00
Total Cost for MEI $821.00
Summer Tuition Details
Study Option1 1 Elective 2 Electives 3 Electives
Weeks per Semester 7 7 7
Hours per Week 18 22 26
Hours per Semester 126 154 182
Cost for Tuition $3,270 $3,750 $3,990
Other Costs
Application Fee $110 same same
University Fee $280 same same
International Student Fee $0.00 same same
Total Cost for MEI   $3,660 $4,140 $4,380

1Students can choose to add 1-3 electives to their intensive English program
See the MEI tuition refund calendar.

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Estimated Additional Expenses

These numbers are estimates for your information.

  Range per month Fall/Spring Total Summer Total
Cost of Housing, Per Month $650 to $1,500 $2,600 to $6,000 $1,300 to $3,000
Food Costs, Per Month $300 to $400 $1,200 to $1,600 $600 to $800
Books, Per Term   $250 $175
Insurance, Per Term   $930 $300
Total, Estimated   $4,500 to $8,300 $2,375 to $4,275
Estimate Used for I-20   $5,950 $4,750
Amount to use for I-202,3   $14,609.00 $8,875.00

2Estimate used for I-20 plus Tuition and Fees
3For immigration purposes, you must show this amount on the bank statement you submit with your application to MEI

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Academic English (UMEI 005, UMEI 007)

Calendar: FALL 2019 through SPRING 2020

Semester Event Dates
Fall 2019 Classes Begin August 26, 2019
Thanksgiving Break November 27 – December 1, 2019
End of Semester TOEFL Test See Course Syllabus
End of Semester MEWT Test See Course Syllabus
Classes End December 9, 2019
Spring 2020 Classes Begin January 27, 2020
Spring Break March 15, 2020
End of Semester TOEFL Test See course syllabus
End of Semester MEWT Test See Course Syllabus
Classes End May 12, 2020

Tuition and Fees

Spring or Fall UMEI 005 Undergraduates – $4,812
Graduates – $6,165
UMEI 007 $3,083

English for International Teaching Assistants (UMEI 006, UMEI 008)

 Calendar: FALL 2019 through SPRING 2020

Semester Event Dates
Fall 2019 Classes Begin August 26, 2019
Mid-Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Thanksgiving Break November 27 – December 1, 2019
End of Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Classes End December 9, 2019
Spring 2020 Classes Begin January 27, 2020
Mid-Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Spring Break March 15, 2020
End of Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Classes End May 12, 2020

Tuition and Fees

Semester

Tuition

Spring or Fall UMEI 006 $2,055
UMEI 008 $2,055
Interview Fee $75
Microteaching Fee $100

If the student is appointed, then the Graduate school covers the testing fees. If not, then the department or the student assumes the cost.

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ITA Testing Schedule

Calendar: Fall 2019 through Spring 2020

Semester Event Dates
Fall 2019 ITA Evaluation Testing August 13-16, 2019
Interview Only November 6, 2019
Spring 2020 ITA Evaluation Testing TBA
Interview Only TBA

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