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Costs for Full-Time English-Only Program with OPIE

Expenses for English Language Study

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OPIE Only Study — 15-Week and 4-Week ESL Programs

An affidavit of financial support [PDF] must indicate funds equal to or greater than the total listed below.

Please note that prices are subject to change and are for English study only. Students who study English and academic classes are charged full university tuition rates. See University tuition estimates

In addition to the costs below, OPIE can arrange for airport pickup if you notify us in advance (cost = $70).

2021-22 Estimated Instruction Fees

15-Week Program

Initial Fees:

  • Application Fee — $45
  • Orientation Fee — $150 

Fees per Semester:

  • Class Tuition for English —$6,627
  • University Fees (includes general fee of $640; technology fee of $45; and student information fee of $33) — $718

The subtotal for tuition and university fees only is $7,345.

4-Week Program

Initial Fees:

  • Application Fee — $45
  • Orientation Fee — $40

Fees per Semester:

  • Class Tuition for English —$1,767
  • University Fees* — $192

The subtotal for tuition and university fees only is $1,959. 

2021-22 Estimated Living Expenses

Note: Estimated costs below are for standard double-occupancy renovated room and 20 meals/week plan. Other room styles (e.g., single, suites) and meal plans are different prices. Actual costs may change depending on housing availability and meal plan choices after arrival.

Personal expenses include funds for books, supplies, and personal spending money. Students planning to remain on campus during academic breaks should budget additional funds.

Health insurance is mandatory. This estimated cost is for spring semester, and rates may change. Fall and Spring semester rates may be different.

15-Week Program

  • Double Room in Residence Hall — $3,403
  • 20 Meals per Week — $2,281
  • Personal Expenses — $960
  • Health Insurance — $1,410

The subtotal for living expenses is $8,054.

The per-semester total for tuition, fees and living expenses is $15,399.

4-Week Program

  • Double Room in Residence Hall — $907
  • 20 Meals per Week — $608
  • Personal Expenses — $256
  • Health Insurance (rates may change) — $235

The subtotal for living expenses is $2,006.

The per-semester total for tuition, fees and living expenses is $3,965.

Dependent Costs

If you plan to bring your family to the United States, please indicate the number of dependents and their information on the application. If you are planning on bringing any dependents with you to Ohio University, additional funds must be shown in order to issue a dependent I-20. The expenses listed below are estimates and are subject to change without notice.

2021-22 Expense Estimates

  • Living expenses for spouse — $3,060
  • Living expenses for children — $3,060
  • Health insurance for spouse — $2,345
  • Health insurance for one child — $2,345
  • Health insurance for two or more children —$4,708