Dates & Costs

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

Calendar: FALL 2021 through SPRING 2022

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
Fall 2021 New Student Testing August 27, 2021 July 13, 20211
August 3, 20212
August 13, 20213
New Student Orientation August 27, 2021
Classes Begin August 30, 2021
IEP Midterm Exams See course syllabus
Thanksgiving Break November 24-28, 2021
IEP Achievement Tests See course syllabus
IEP Final Ceremony December 7, 2021
Spring 2022 New Student Testing January 20, 2022 November 15, 20211, December 7, 20212, January 11, 20223
New Student Orientation January 21, 2022
Classes Begin January 24, 2022
IEP Midterm Exams See course syllabus
Spring Break March 20-27, 2022
IEP Achievement Tests TBD
IEP Final Ceremony May 4, 2022
Summer 2022 New Student Testing June 3, 2022 April 29, 20221
May 23, 20222
May 27, 20223
New Student Orientation June 3, 2022
Classes Begin June 6, 2022
Classes End July 22, 2022
Fall 2022 New Student Testing August 25, 2022 July 11, 20221
August 1, 20222
August 11, 20223
New Student Orientation August 26, 2022
Classes Begin August 29, 2022
IEP Midterm Exams See course syllabus
Thanksgiving Break November 23-27, 2022
IEP Achievement Tests See course syllabus
IEP Final Ceremony December 6, 2022

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 $6,819.00
Other Costs
Application Fee $110.00
International Student Fee $125.00
University Fee $977.50
Total Cost for MEI $8,031.50
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 $100 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 $7,180 $4,750
Minimum Amount to use for I-202   $15,211.50 $8,875.00

2For immigration purposes, you must show this amount on the bank statement you submit with your application to MEI. However, you will only pay tuition and UMD fees directly to MEI.

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Academic English (UMEI 005, UMEI 007)

Calendar: FALL 2021 through SPRING 2022

Semester Event Dates
Fall 2021 Classes Begin August 30, 2021
Thanksgiving Break November 24 – November 28, 2021
End of Semester TOEFL Test See Course Syllabus
End of Semester MEWT Test See Course Syllabus
Classes End December 13, 2021
Spring 2022 Classes Begin January 24, 2022
Spring Break March 20, 2022
End of Semester TOEFL Test See course syllabus
End of Semester MEWT Test See Course Syllabus
Classes End May 10, 2022

Tuition and Fees

Spring or Fall UMEI 005 Undergraduates – $4,812
Graduates – $6,515
UMEI 007 $3,083

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

 Calendar: FALL 2021 through SPRING 2022

Semester Event Dates
Fall 2021 Classes Begin August 30, 2021
Mid-Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Thanksgiving Break November 24 – November 28, 2021
End of Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Classes End December 13, 2021
Spring 2022 Classes Begin January 24, 2022
Mid-Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Spring Break March 20, 2022
End of Semester Evaluation See course syllabus
Classes End May 10, 2022

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 2021

Semester Event Dates
Fall 2021 Interview Only May 17-19, 2021
ITA Evaluation Testing August 17-20, 2021

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