Spring Term

The Spring 2021 semester runs from February 1 to May 11, 2021.  There are two sessions during the Spring 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.

Spring 2021 Session Dates

Spring Session 1: February 1-March 19, 2021 
Spring Session 2: March 22-May 11, 2021

Tuition and Fees 2020-2021

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)


 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.