Dates & Costs

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

Calendar: SPRING 2017 through FALL 2017

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 2017 New Student Testing June 5, 2017 April 28, 20171
May 22, 20172
May 31, 20173
New Student Orientation June 5, 2017
Classes Begin June 6, 2017
Classes End July 21, 2017
Fall 2017 New Student Testing August 24, 2017 July 14, 20171
August 4, 20172
August 14, 20173
New Student Orientation August 25, 2017
Classes Begin August 28, 2017
IEP Midterm Exams See course syllabus
Thanksgiving Break November 22-26, 2017
IEP Achievement Tests See course syllabus
IEP Final Ceremony December 5, 2017
Spring 2018

 

New Student Testing January 22, 2018 November 14, 20171
December 5, 20172
January 12, 20183
New Student Orientation January 23, 2018
Classes Begin January 24, 2018
IEP Midterm Exams See course syllabus
Spring Break March 19-23, 2018
IEP Achievement Tests TBD
IEP Final Ceremony May 8, 2018
Summer 2018 New Student Testing June 4, 2018 April 27, 20181
May 21, 20182
May 30, 20183
New Student Orientation June 4, 2018
Classes Begin June 5, 2018
Classes End July 20, 2018

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
University Fee $959.00
Total Cost for MEI $7,291.00
Winter Tuition Details
Tuition deposit $250.00
(per course/non-refundable)
Remaining tuition $476.00
Other Costs
University Mandatory Fee $92.00 (per term)
Total Cost for MEI $818.00
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 $268 same same
Total Cost for MEI $3,648 $4,128 $4,368

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 $450 $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   $13,215.00 $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: SPRING 2017 through FALL 2017

Semester Event Dates
Spring 2017 Classes Begin January 25, 2017
Spring Break March 19-26, 2017
End of Semester TOEFL Test See course syllabus
End of Semester MEWT Test See Course Syllabus
Classes End May 11, 2017
Fall 2017 Classes Begin August 29, 2017
Thanksgiving Break November 22-26, 2017
End of Semester TOEFL Test See Course Syllabus
End of Semester MEWT Test See Course Syllabus
Classes End December 12, 2017

Tuition and Fees (Effective Fall 2017)

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: SPRING 2017 through FALL 2017

Semester Event Dates
Spring 2017 Classes Begin January 25, 2017
Mid-Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Spring Break March 19-26, 2017
End of Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Classes End May 11, 2017
Fall 2017 Classes Begin August 28, 2017
Mid-Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Thanksgiving Break November 22-26, 2017
End of Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Classes End December 11, 2017

Tuition and Fees

Semester

Tuition (Effective Fall 2017)

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: SPRING 2017 through FALL 2017

Semester Event Dates
Spring 2017 ITA Evaluation Testing January 10-12, 2017
Interview Only April 19, 2017
Fall 2017 ITA Evaluation Testing August 15-18, 2017
Interview Only November 8, 2017

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