Fall Term

The 2021 Fall semester runs from August 30 to December 13, 2021.  There are two sessions during the Fall term, and students may register for one or both sessions.  F-1 students must be registered for 12 credits per semester or 8 credits per session to be considered full-time students.

Fall 2021 Session Dates

Fall Session 1: August 30-October 15, 2021 
Fall Session 2: October 18-December 13, 2021

Tuition and Fees 2021-2022

Students enrolled in the ESL Institute pay a per credit rate, plus university fees, immigration fees (if necessary), and health insurance. Students may also choose on-campus housing or meals, or self-arrange their own off-campus housing. ESL students typically register for 8 credits per session. Costs are detailed in the table below.

To help estimate your total cost to attend the ESL Institute, a full-time student enrolled in Fall Term, Session 1 can expect to pay about $4,000 in tuition and fees.  Insurance, housing and meal costs are separate.

Students should also expect to pay about $100.00 to $150.00 in textbooks.

Costs  7 to 8-Week Session (8 credits)
Tuition - $418 per credit ($371 per credit for NH residents) $3,344
Mandatory Fees  $298
SEVIS Fee (only for students requiring a student visa) $350
Total $3,992
Housing/Meals (optional)

$3,294 (single room + meals)
$3,061 (double room + meals)
$2,148 (single apartment w/ kitchen access)

 Additional housing and dining fees will apply during orientation, university vacations, and between sessions.  NOTE: Orientation is required for students who begin during Summer Session 1, Fall Session 1, or Spring Session 1.

For students choosing to live off-campus, proof of financial support must be provided. Please contact esl@unh.edu for more information.

Health insurance is required for all F-1 students.  You may provide your own insurance or contact the ESL Institute for assistance.

DISCLAIMER: The University reserves the right to adjust tuition and/or related expenses.  Any changes will be announced as far in advance as possible.