Expected costs

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE PROGRAM

2017-2018 FEE SCHEDULE

 

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT (IN USD)

ESL Fees:

 Application Fee (one-time fee - includes express mailing)

50.00

Airport Pick-Up Fee (the nearest international airport is 2 hours from campus; it is necessary for you to request airport pick-up if you need our staff to pick you up; you will be billed this amount after your arrival; please note that taxi service would cost much more and may not be reliable; the airport pick-up charge is non-refundable unless you cancel at least 4 hours prior to your original arrival time)

75.00 (if arriving during shuttle service times)

125.00 (if arriving at any time other than shuttle service times)

Tuition (one 8-week term)

1,550.00

Administrative Fee (one 8-week term)

150.00

Technology Fee (one 8-week term)

15.00

Institutional TOEFL Placement Test (one-time fee upon enrollment; students are required to take a placement test regardless of any past TOEFL scores - any additional tests including an exit test are charged when taken)

30.00

UNIVERSITY FEES:

Campus Wellness Center Fee (per semester)

36.00

Student Identification Card (one-time fee)

 

 

 

20.00

 

OTHER FEES (ESTIMATE):

 

Books (approximate cost per 8-week term)

350.00

Health Insurance (health insurance is mandatory for international students; you can purchase health insurance in your country & bring proof of coverage, or you can purchase it after you arrive (approximate cost per one 8-week term)

136.00

 

HOUSING AND MEAL PLANS 

Housing

Deposit for Residence Hall

150.00

Shared Room in Residence Hall  (one 8-week term)

1,311.50

Shared Room in Residence Hall  (per 16-week semester)

2,623.00

Private Room in Residence Hall  (one 8-week term)

1,908.00

Private Room in Residence Hall  (per 16-week semester)

3,816.00

Activity fee  - charged for all residential hall rooms (per 16-week semester)

3.50

Deposit for College Court Apartments

150.00

College Court Apartment Rent – One Bedroom (per month)

468.00

College Court Apartment Rent – Two Bedrooms (per month)

562.00

Dining Services

All Access  (per 16 week semester)

1,830.00

For a description of the meal plans please refer to the Murray State website https://www.murraystate.edu/campus/student_life/food_services/meal_plans.htm

 

 

Please note that all fees are subject to change without notice and that there is a $20.00 service charge on all returned checks.

*Dorm fees are based on the second lowest rate for Hart Hall, Regents Hall and White Hall. The lowest rate for a shared room is $2,385 per semester for a shared room in Springer II Hall. The two higher rates are $2,862 per semester for a shared room in Elizabeth Hall and Hester Hall and $3,279 per semester for a shared room in Lee Clark Hall and HC Franklin, respectively.  For more information about housing rates, please go to https://www.murraystate.edu/campus/Housing/housingrates.aspx.

Students who begin ESL in August or January and use campus housing and meal facilities will be billed on the university semester (16-week) schedule even if only planning to stay for one 8-week ESL term.  If this occurs, the student will be refunded the difference upon leaving the university.  This 16-week semester payment plan is mandatory.  Students who begin ESL in October or March (or summer term) will be billed only for the remaining 8 weeks in the university semester.