Fees & Financial Aid

The English Center
7700 Edgewater Drive
Suite 540
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone (510) 836-6700
  Fees and Financial Aid

For full time study, tuition is between $278 and $300 per week depending on length of enrollment. Fees for part-time study are calculated at $13.75 per class hour.

Other Fees
Application fee $50 (full time)
Application fee $25 (part-time)
Books (purchased) approx. $225 (per level)
Books (rented) approx. $108 (per level)
Materials (class & lab) $65 (each 16 weeks)

Many applicants interested in full time study for a minimum of 32 weeks are eligible to apply for financial aid to pay for tuition.

  Financial Aid

Am I Eligible??
Many English Center students are eligible to apply for federal financial aid in the form of Pell grants. You must be a permanent resident, citizen, refugee or asylee to be eligible to apply and low income in order to be awarded financial aid.

How Do I Apply??
For eligible students, English Center staff will help you complete the FAFSAapplication onsite or you can apply online for Federal Student Aid by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

What Is Covered??
For those who are awarded full Pell grants, the English Center supplements the award to provide students full tuition scholarships. Financial aid recipients are responsible for application fees, books and material fees.

Book rentals lower the cost for most students by about 40%. Contact us for help.

How much will it cost?
Use our Net Price Calculator to get an estimate.

  Fee Information for Domestic Students

Tuition is based on the duration of enrollment at the time of initial registration.

Duration Tuition
8 weeks $2,530
16 weeks $4,980
24 weeks $7,360
32 weeks $9,655
40 weeks $11,890
48 weeks $14,050

Other Fees
Domestic Student Application Fee: $50
Books and Materials per Session: $225
Airport Pick-up from San Francisco: $150
Airport Pick-up from Oakland: $75
Health Insurance per Month: $47*
* - For single student; additional costs for dependents. Rate varies by age.

Part-Time Fees
Application Fee: $25
Each class meeting Tues-Thurs (3 hours/week): $350
Each class meeting Mon-Wed-Fri (4.5 hours/week): $520
Note: Students with F-1 visas may not enroll part-time.

The English Center
7700 Edgewater Drive
Suite 540
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone (510) 836-6700

Copyright © 2017 The English Center