Estimated Costs

Fall & Spring Semester

  • Tuition $4,500( Fall or Spring)
  • Cultural Activities and Program Fees $300
  • Room and board $3,694* ( 7,388 for the whole year)
  • Health Insurance $ 720 ($1,162 for the whole year)**
  • Laptop Fee $500/semester***
  • Books and supplies $300****

*This is based on a double room and 10 meals/week. Students choosing to live off-campus are responsible for locating their own housing.
**Students must pay for a year of health insurance when they arrive in the U.S.
***Students that have all of their classes in the ELC are not required to lease a laptop from WSU.
****This is an estimated cost.

Summer Semester

  • Tuition $2,600
  • Cultural Activities and Program Fees $300
  • Room and board $1440*
  • Health Insurance $338**
  • Laptop Fee $100***
  • Books and supplies $300****

*This is an approximate cost based on a six-week semester with full meals (3 meals/day) 5 days/week.
**Students must pay for health insurance when they arrive in the U.S.
***Students that have all of their classes in the ELC are not required to lease a laptop from WSU.
****This is an estimated cost. 

Payment and Cancelation

Fall and spring semester ELC tuition and program fees must be paid in full by the end of the second week.  Summer ELC tuition and program fees must be paid in full during the first week unless you receive government sponsorship. If you receive government scholarship, you must submit an original letter of such sponsorship to the ELC office upon arrival to the campus or as soon as such a letter is available but no later than the end of the third week.

Semester Cancelation and Refund Policy

The application processing fee is non-refundable. If a student cancels during the third week of the program, the cancelation fee is 70% of the ELC tuition and program fees. After the 3rd week of the program, no refund is given. All withdrawals, transfers or cancelations must be submitted in writing to the ELC office.

Summer Cancelation and Refund Policy

If the student cancels during the first week of the program, the cancelation fee is %70 of the ELC tuition and program fees. After the first week of program, no refund is given. All withdrawals, transfers or cancelations must be submitted in writing to the ELC office and to WSU International Services Office.

*Students admitted to the ELC must remain in the program for at least one semester.  Students wishing to transfer out must inform the ELC office of such intent and submit a Transfer Out form to WSU International Services office at least two weeks before the semester starts.