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ESL Institute/Office of Global Engagement

O'Dowd Hall, Room 326
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
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Phone: (248) 364-8803
Fax: (248) 370-3587


The cost for each ESL class (4 CEUs) is $825.

Students Needing F-1 Visa

Before Oakland University can issue a Certificate of Eligibility (SEVIS I-20) for an F-1 student visa, to the United States, the applicant must certify his/her ability to pay for the following expenses:

One 8-week term1 Year Program (Five 8-week terms)
Living Expenses*$2,785$13,925
Health Insurance$345$1,930
Total Cost per partial semester$5,605
Total Cost per Year$28,230

* Housing on campus is currently not available for ESL Institute students and their families.

Students With another Visa Type

For students living in the United States who already have a visa, no financial information is needed when applying to the ESL Institute.

TuitionOne 8-week term
One Class$825
Two Classes$1,650
Three Classes$2,475