Global ESL Academy offers six 8-week sessions per year. Please see our Academic Calendar for the exact dates of each session. The following are the costs per session:

• Intensive Academic English Program (8-week session)

This program is offered during the week (Monday through Thursday). You can register for morning, evening or Saturday classes and there are three options for registration:

Full- time (18 hours per week):  $850
Weekday Part-time (9 hours per week):  $425
Saturday Part-Time (9 hours per week):  $425

(Please note: For non F-1 students who register for less than a full 8-week session, the weekly tuition for the full-time program is $110 and for the part-time program is $55. Weekly rates work out more than the regular tuition in total.)

• TOEFL iBT Preparation Program (8-week session)

This program is offered in the afternoon (Mon/Tue/Wed). You can register for one, two or three classes per week:

3 hours per week (1 day/wk):  $300
6 hours per week (2 days/wk):  $600
9 hours per week (3 days/wk):  $900

• Customized and Group Programs:

Information on the costs of special customized and group programs is available upon request.
Please contact us at:

• Additional Fees*

Registration Fee (Full-Time):  $100
Registration Fee (Part-Time):  $20
International Express Mail Fee:  $100
Domestic Express Mail Fee:  $30
Wire Transfer Fee:  $20
Conditional Acceptance:  $150

*Please note that the additional fees listed above are not refundable. The registration fee is charged each session that you register for classes. The Express mail fee is charged when a student wants an I-20 mailed.

• Refund Policy:

The refund policy of Global ESL Academy is as follows:
A student will receive a full refund of his/her tuition and registration fee if Global ESL Academy cancels a class. A student will receive a full refund of his/her tuition less any non-refundable application and registration fees if he/she notifies the school 1 business day before the first class meeting. 75% tuition refund if student drops during the first week of classes, 50% tuition refund if student drops during the second week of classes and no refund after the second week of classes. The refund policy also applies to students who register for more than 1 session.
*Please note: The refund will be credited in the original method of payment within 6-8 weeks from the original day of the request or at the student’s request, will be applied to future classes.

• Methods of Payment

All Major Credit Cards, Money Order, Cash, Zelle, Venmo or Check
*Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Upcoming Events

  • Session 3 start date is moved to May 10, 2021 due to the school moving to the new floor in the same building. Please contact us if you have any questions.
  • Global ESL Academy offers in-person classes. Please call 212-643-1410 for more information.
  • Session 3, 2021 starts on May 10, 2021. Please call, 1-212-643-1410 for more information.

Academic Calendar

Global ESL Academy offers six 8-week sessions per year. It is possible to begin classes at any time during a session.

The following are the session dates and holidays for 2021:

Session 1
January 4, 2021 - February 25, 2021
Holidays: Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 15, 2021 – Presidents Day

Session 2
March 1, 2021 - April 22, 2021
Holiday: Friday, April 2 – Good Friday/Passover

(Spring Break: 4/25/2021 - 5/2/2021)

Session 3
May 3, 2021 - June 24, 2021
(May 8, 2021 - July 1, 2021)
Holiday: Monday, May 31 – Memorial Day

Session 4
June 28, 2021 - August 19, 2021
(July 5, 2021 - August 28, 2021)
Holiday: Monday, July 5 – Independance Day

Session 5
August 30, 2021 - October 23, 2021
Holidays: Monday, September 6 – Labor Day
Monday, October 11 – Columbus Day

Session 6
October 25, 2021 - December 18, 2021
Holidays: Thur & Fri, November 25 & 26 – Thanksgiving

(Winter Break: 12/19/2021 - 1/2/2022)

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