Tuition & Fees

Costs 2020-2021

The following are the estimated costs per semester for the Intensive English Program:

Students on F-1 Visas
(Non-Resident Tuition, Out-of-State)
Intensive English Program
(20 contact hours)
Tuition (one semester) $5,918.48
On-Campus Housing & Food* $4,722
Books & Supplies $150
Health Insurance $400
Personal Expenses $720
Total per semester $11,510.48

*Based on a furnished, triple-occupancy on-campus residence hall or apartment with unlimited access to the dining halls for the entire semester. Students can minimize costs by sharing housing and living expenses off campus or in unfurnished on-campus apartments.
All expenses other than tuition and health insurance are estimates and will vary according to the student.

Note: Fees subject to change without prior notice.

Wayne State University students are assessed tuition each semester based on their college, level, year in school, academic program, in-state or out-of-state status, and credit hours. Some tuition charges are based on specific majors and that portion of tuition is not reflected in the tuition calculator.

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Tuition and Fees for ELI Courses 2020-2021

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Rate Per Two Contact Hours


Rate Per Two Contact Hours

Student Service Fee

Rate Per Two Contact Hours

Lower Division $397.05 $909.40 $37.82
Upper Division $471.19 $1,083.52 $37.82
Registration Fee
(per semester)
$235.16 $235.16  

Note: Fees subject to change without prior notice.