Total Cost Of Attendance

Below are estimates for cost of attendance for international students (Fall 2016 - Summer 2017).

Note that:
* Tuition is based on 15 credits. Exact tuition amounts may vary slightly, usually by $100-$200.
* Mandatory fees cover costs associated with access to campus services and facilities.
* Housing estimates are based on the cost of living with a host family, excluding placement fees.
* Medical insurance is mandatory and charged automatically upon registration each quarter.

Intensive English and Advanced English Programs

  Quarter (US $)
(10 weeks / summer 8 weeks)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition* 2,700.00 8,100.00
Approximate Fees* 39.00 117.00
Housing and Food* 2,100.00 6,300.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 364.11 1,092.33
Transportation 125.00 375.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 1,800.00
Total 6,268.11 18,804.33

College Bridge and All College-Level Programs

  Quarter (US $)
(12 weeks / summer 8 weeks)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition* 3,086.95 9,260.85
Approximate Fees* 84.00 252.00
Housing and Food* 2,100.00 6,300.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 364.11 1,092.33
Transportation 125.00 375.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 1,800.00
Total 6,700.06 20,100.18

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree Programs (years 3&4)

  Quarter (US $)
(12 weeks / summer 8 weeks)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition* 6,045.60 18,136.80
Approximate Fees* 84.00 252.00
Housing and Food* 2,100.00 6,300.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 364.11 1,092.33
Transportation 125.00 375.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 1,800.00
Total 9,658.71 28,976.13

 

Also, please find below some other important financial information:

Tuition Charges Per Credit

SCIE Tuition

1 hour $675.00
2 hours $1,350.00
3 hours $2,025.00
4 hours (full time) $2,700.00

 

College Tuition

Number of Credits Cost Per Credit Total Tuition
1 $279.62 $279.62
2 $279.62 $559.24
3 $279.62 $838.86
4 $279.62 $1,118.48
5 $279.62 $1,398.10
6 $279.62 $1,677.72
7 $279.62 $1,957.34
8 $279.62 $2,236.96
9 $279.62 $2,516.58
10 $279.62 $2,796.20
11 $58.15 $2,854.35
12 $58.15 $2,912.50
13 $58.15 $2,970.65
14 $58.15 $3,028.80
15 $58.15 $3,086.95
16 $58.15 $3,145.10
17 $58.15 $3,203.25
18 $58.15 $3,261.40
19 $269.04 $3,530.44
20 $269.04 $3,799.48

 

College Tuition (B.A.S. programs; years 3 & 4)

Number of Credits Cost Per Credit Total Tuition
1 $599.20 $599.20
2 $599.20 $1,198.40
3 $599.20 $1,797.60
4 $599.20 $2,396.80
5 $599.20 $2,996.00
6 $599.20 $3,595.20
7 $599.20 $4,194.40
8 $599.20 $4,793.60
9 $599.20 $5,392.80
10 $599.20 $5,992.00
11 $10.72 $6,002.72
12 $10.72 $6,013.44
13 $10.72 $6,024.16
14 $10.72 $6,034.88
15 $10.72 $6,045.60
16 $10.72 $6,056.32
17 $10.72 $6,067.04
18 $10.72 $6,077.76
19 $588.62 $6,666.38
20 $588.62 $7,255.00

Tuition and Expenses on the I-20 Form

The I-20 form will list the same financial requirements as posted on our web page for 9 months, but in a slightly different format:

Seattle Central Institute of English (SCIE)
Tuition and Fees*: $8,217.00
Living Expenses**: $8,280.00
Other***: $2,517.00
Total: $19,014.00

College Programs
Tuition and Fees*: $9,513.00
Living Expenses**: $8,280.00
Other***: $2,517.00
Total: $20,310.00

B.A.S. degree programs (year 3 and 4)
Tuition and Fees*: $18,389.00
Living Expenses**: $8,280.00
Other***: $2,517.00
Total: $29,186.00

* Tuition and fees includes the following:
SCIE:  Tuition - $8,100; Approximate fees:  $117
College Programs:  Tuition - $9,260.85; Approximate fees - $252
B.A.S degree programs:  Tuition - $18,136.80; Approximate fees:  $252

** Living expenses include host family and miscellanous expenses.

*** Other expenses include books, supplies, transportation (bus pass), and medical insurance.

Students who applied for both a SCIE and college program will receive an I-20 form with a college program estimate.

Refund Policies

Seattle Central Institute of English (SCIE)

Withdrawal prior to the first day of class =100% refund
Withdrawal within first five calendar days = 80% refund
Withdrawal within sixth - fourteenth calendar days = 50% refund
Withdrawal after fourteenth calendar day = 0 (no refund)

All College Programs

Withdrawal due to cancellation by the college = 100% refund
Withdraw through the 1st week of the quarter = 100% refund (minus $5 fee) 
Withdraw within eighth - twentieth calendar days = 50% refund
Withdraw after the twentieth calendar day (instructor permission required) = 0 (no refund) 

Medical Insurance

The medical insurance premium is 100% refundable if classes are dropped before the first day of the quarter. As of the first day of the quarter, the premium is non-refundable.