Intensive English Program

All costs are for one 8-week session

F1 student

Application Fee*One-time fee$75
Tuition8-week session$2205
HousingEstimated cost$1200-$2000
Health insuranceEstimated cost$170
Books and materialsEstimate$150-$175
Pre-arrival support*Optional one-time fee$50

Tourist

If you are on a tourist visa (B1 or B2) or in the US from a visa waiver country, you may be a part-time student in the IEP for one session. Part time means that you can take one or two classes.

Application Fee*One-time fee$25
Tuition per course8-week session$735/class
HousingEstimated cost$1200-$2000
Health insuranceEstimated cost$170
Books and materialsEstimate$150-$175
Pre-arrival support*Optional one-time fee$50

Residents

Application Fee*One-time fee$25
Tuition per course8-week session$275/class
Books and materialsEstimate$150-$175

Tuition

Tuition covers the cost of the classes, and also includes:

  • Orientation, placement testing and welcome lunch
  • Use of the computer lab and other campus facilities
  • Tutors
  • Activities and weekend trips
  • Graduation ceremony

Tuition is non-refundable after the first day of class. Tuition is paid during orientation.

Housing

IEP works with selected off-campus student housing units. You can make your own arrangements or you can use our Pre-arrival Support Service.

Health Insurance

F1 students are required to have health insurance. You may use your own health insurance which you have purchased in your home country, or you may purchase health insurance once you are here. Contact the IEP Office before you purchase health insurance to make sure it meets the University of Hawai‘i’s requirements. Your insurance plan must meet or exceed the following University of Hawaii system requirements:

Comprehensive medical coverageAccident/illness $100,000
Inpatient/Outpatient medical (including mental health) coverageNo less than 75% usual/customary charge (UCC)
Repatriation coverageAt least $25,000 USD
Medical evacuation coverage to home countryAt least $10,000 USD
Deductible per accident or illnessNo more than $500 USD
Waiting period for pre-existing conditionsNo longer than 6 months

Deadlines calendar

2017OrientationClasses (20 hours x 8 weeks)*Deadline to Apply
For F1 students For part time   (Tourist students) For Resident  students
Fall IgIIII8/15-178/22 – 10/126/167/148/14
Fall II10/18-2010/24 – 12/148/259/1510/17
2018OrientationClasses (20 hours x 8 weeks)**Deadline to Apply
For F1 students For part time   (Tourist students) For Resident  students
Spring I1/3-51/9– 3/111/17/201712/7/20171/2/2018
Spring II3/14-163/20 – 5/101/192/233/13
Summer5/30-6/16/5-7/264/25/15/29
Fall I8/14-168/21-10/116/157/138/13
Fall II10/17-1910/23-12/138/249/1410/16
2019OrientationClasses (20 hours x 8 weeks)*Deadline to Apply 
For F1 students For part time   (Tourist students) For Resident  students
Spring I1/2-41/8–2/2811/16/201812/6/201812/28/2018
Spring II3/13-153/20 – 5/101/192/233/12

If you apply as a part time (tourist) student without Pre -Arrival Support ($50), we will accept your application until the resident students’ deadline. *These are “Suggested Deadlines.” Please contact us at hawcciep@hawaii.edu if you are late sending your application. We will accept your application, but you may not be able to get a Student Visa in time for the start of the session.