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 2019:

Session 1

January 7, 2019 – March 1, 2019
Holidays: Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
                 Monday, February 18 – Presidents' Day

Session 2

March 4, 2019 – April 26, 2019
Holiday: Friday, April 19 – Good Friday/Passover

Session 3

May 6, 2019 – June 28, 2019
Holiday: Monday, May 27 – Memorial Day

Session 4

July 1, 2019 – August 23, 2019
July 8, 2019 – August 30, 2019
Holiday: Wednesday, July 4 – Independence Day

Session 5

September 3, 2019 – October 25, 2019
Holidays: Monday, September 2 – Labor Day
                 Monday, October 14 – Columbus Day

Session 6

October 28, 2019 – December 20, 2019
Holidays: Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29 – Thanksgiving


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 Friday). You can register for morning, afternoon or evening classes and there are three options for registration:

Full- time (18 hours per week):  $1,350
Part-time 1 (10.5 hours per week):  $790
Part-time 2 (7.5 hours per week):  $560
Full- time (18 hours per week) for 16 weeks:  $1,695

(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 $175.)


English for Everyone Program (8-week session)

Saturday Program (3 hours per week):  $300

Pronunciation Program (8-week session)

3 hours per week:  $360

TOEFL iBT Preparation Program (8-week session)

3 hours per week:  $300


Customized and Group Programs:

Information on the costs of special customized and group programs is available upon request.
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Additional Fees*

Registration Fee (Full-Time):  $100
Registration Fee (Part-Time):  $20
International Express Mail Fee:  $100
Domestic Express Mail Fee:  $50
Wire Transfer Fee:  $20
Housing Reservation Fee:  $100
Assistance with Change of Status/Reinstatement:  $500

*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 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

Visa, Master Card, Money Order, Cash or Bank Check

*Tuition and fees are subject to change.

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