Total Cost Of Attendance

Below are estimates for cost of attendance for international students (Fall 2015 - Summer 2016).

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* 398.37 1,195.11
Transportation 125.00 375.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 1,800.00
Total 6,302.37 18,907.11

College Bridge and All College-Level Programs

  Quarter (US $)
(10 weeks / summer 8 weeks)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition* 3,083.00 9,249.00
Approximate Fees* 84.00 252.00
Housing and Food* 2,100.00 6,300.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 398.37 1,195.11
Transportation 125.00 375.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 1,800.00
Total 6,730.37 20,191.11

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

  Quarter (US $)
(10 weeks / summer 8 weeks)
Academic Year (US $)
(9 months)
Tuition* 6,041.65 18,124.95.00
Approximate Fees* 84.00 252.00
Housing and Food* 2,100.00 6,300.00
Books/Supplies 340.00 1,020.00
Medical Insurance* 398.37 1,195.11
Transportation 125.00 375.00
Miscellaneous 600.00 1,800.00
Total 9,689.02 29,067.06

 

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 $279.26 $279.26
2 $279.26 $558.52
3 $279.26 $837.78
4 $279.26 $1,117.04
5 $279.26 $1,396.30
6 $279.26 $1,675.56
7 $279.26 $1,954.82
8 $279.26 $2,234.08
9 $279.26 $2,513.34
10 $279.26 $2,792.60
11 $58.08 $2,850.68
12 $58.08 $2,908.76
13 $58.08 $2,966.84
14 $58.08 $3,024.92
15 $58.08 $3,083.00
16 $58.08 $3,141.08
17 $58.08 $3,199.16
18 $58.08 $3,257.24
19 $268.68 $3,525.92
20 $268.68 $3,794.60

 

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

Number of Credits Cost Per Credit Total Tuition
1 $598.84 $598.84
2 $598.84 $1,196.52
3 $598.84 $1,796.52
4 $598.84 $2,395.36
5 $598.84 $2,994.20
6 $598.84 $3,593.04
7 $598.84 $4,191.88
8 $598.84 $4,790.72
9 $598.84 $5,389.56
10 $598.84 $5,988.40
11 $10.65 $5,999.05
12 $10.65 $6,009.70
13 $10.65 $6,020.35
14 $10.65 $6,031.00
15 $10.65 $6,041.65
16 $10.65 $6,052.30
17 $10.65 $6,062.95
18 $10.65 $6,073.60
19 $588.26 $6,661.86
20 $588.26 $7,250.12

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**: $8,100.00
Other***: $2,591.00
Total: $18,908.00

College Programs
Tuition and Fees*: $9,501.00
Living Expenses**: $8,100.00
Other***: $2,591.00
Total: $20,192.00

B.A.S. degree programs (year 3 and 4)
Tuition and Fees*: $18,377.00
Living Expenses**: $8,100.00
Other***: $2,591.00
Total: $29,068.00

* Tuition and fees includes the following:
SCIE:  Tuition - $8,100; Approximate fees:  $117
College Programs:  Tuition - $9,249; Approximate fees - $252
B.A.S degree programs:  Tuition - $18,124.95; 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.