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Intensive ESL Program Tuition & Fees

Tuition
Virginia International University offers affordable tuition rates and scholarship programs to qualified ESL students. All Intensive and Online ESL students who take classes in Fall 2017 are eligible for 15% discount. Nevertheless, ESL students who were awarded scholarships for Fall 2017, or any semester after that, are not eligible for the discount. Current and new VIU students would receive either a VIU scholarship or discount whatever is higher.

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. The following tuition and fee structure is effective for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Tuition Per Hour Per 7-week Term*
Domestic $9/hour $1,260.00
International $10/hour $1,400.00
Online $9/hour $1,260.00

*Amount is based on full-time course load.
All US citizens, permanent residents (green card holders) and holders of certain types of visas such as H1, H1B, H4, O, A, K, Jay Treaty status holders, political asylum and refugee are eligible for Domestic Tuition. 

Online tuition applies only to students taking their coursework fully online. On-campus students who take one or more online courses will be charged as registered in-state or out-of-state/international students.

Standard Fees

Students who meet the requirements may apply for domestic tuition. Online tuition applies only to students taking their coursework fully online. On-campus students who take one or more online courses will be charged as registered in-state or out-of-state/international students.

All fees are non-refundable and due at the time of application or enrollment. Other fees may include service and late fees. Please review the Academic Catalog for details and specific amounts. For the cancellation and refund policy, please visit our Policies page.

Fee Amount
Application Fee*
Domestic & Online

$20.00
English Placement Test Fee (per test)
On-campus Placement Test Fee 
Online English Placement Test Fee

$30.00
$55.00
Student Service Fee
On-ground
Online

$50.00
$30.00
Resource Fee (per session)
Full-Time
Part-Time

$100.00
$50.00

*Application fee is valid for one year.

Living & Other Expenses

Funds for personal expenses (e.g., room and board) are not included in VIU’s tuition. Plan for living expenses, which may vary based on individual needs, in advance.

Expense Type Description Amount
Living The approximate cost for an individual student living in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. $12,000.00 per academic year (9 months).
Textbooks E-books are included (upon availability) in program tuition.
All students must obtain the necessary books before the course add/drop period ends.
ESL program students may spend an average of $35.00 per class for which textbooks are not provided.