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  • For students enrolling in any of The New School's ESL certificate programs, tuition is charged per course and varies by semester. ESL certificate students take four courses per academic term, for a total of 206 hours of instruction.

    Class/Fee TypePrice
    Grammar$1,685
    Academic Writing$1,685
    Listening and Speaking$1,250
    Reading$1,250
    University Services Fee (for printing on campus, tutoring, libraries)$600 (fall, spring); $265 (summer)
    Student Senate Fee (funds student events and initiatives)$8
    Registration Fee$40 
    International Student Fee (for visa holders only)$90 (not applicable if you don't have an I-20)
    Health Insurance (fee waived for international students abroad)$1,172 (fall); $1,736 (spring)
    Total tuition with International Student Fee (summer)$6,273
    Total tuition without International Student Fee (summer)$6,183


    Additional Courses for Design Students

    Please Note: ESL + Design: Studio Class will not be offered in spring 2021.

    Students in the ESL + Design Certificate who reach their highest required level of ESL (Level 5 for those entering AAS programs; Level 6 for BFA, BBA, and MFA programs) can choose to take the ESL + Design: Studio Class instead of Listening and Speaking. Below is the price of this class.

    ClassPrice
    ESL + Design: Studio Class (replaces Listening and Speaking)$1,685
    Total tuition (ESL Core and ESL + Design: Studio Class) with International Student Fee$8,215
    Total tuition (ESL Core and ESL + Design: Studio Class) without International Student Fee$8,125
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    English Language Studies Center
    66 West 12th Street, 6th Floor
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5372
    elsc@newschool.edu

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    Thursday, December 1, 9:30 p.m.

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