International Student Services

Costs 2018-19

Tuition costs and fees are valid until August 31, 2019.

Total costs for one academic year

Item Three Quarters One Quarter
Tuition* $9,457.50 $3,152.50
Books and Supplies $1,200.00 $400.00
Health Insurance $954.09 $318.03
Living Expenses (Based on homestay and food) $7,627.00 $2,542.23
Approximate Total $19,238.59 $6,412.76

*Based on 15 college/high school credits. See below for IESL related costs.

Summary of Costs

Tuition and Program Cost per Quarter
College, High School Tuition* $3,152.50
IESL Tuition $3,318.12
IESL Lab Fee $25.00
Associated Student Fees (for College and High School students only, not IESL)* $147.90
Books and Supplies $300.00-400.00 per quarter
Health Insurance (mandatory) $318.03 per quarter
Unlimited access ORCA bus pass $26.00 per quarter
Miscellaneous Expenses (shopping, activities, etc.) $300.00-400.00 per quarter

*Based on 15 college/high school credits.

One-Time Costs

One-Time Fee Cost
Application Fee (non-refundable, except when deferring) $50.00
I20 Mailing Fee (non-refundable, one-time fee) $35.00
Orientation Fee (non-refundable, one-time fee) $50.00
Application fee from IESL to College (one-time fee) $35.00
ORCA Card (one-time purchase) $10.00

College Tuition

Credits Tuition Credits Tuition
12 credits $2,971.06 18 credits $3,333.94
13 credits $3,031.54 19 credits $3,607.89
14 credits $3,092.02 20 credits $3,881.84
15 credits $3,152.50 21 credits $4,155.79
16 credits $3,212.98 22 credits $4,429.74
17 credits $3,273.46 23 credits $4,703.69

Refund Policies

IESL Classes: If a student notifies ISS in writing before the first day of the quarter, a refund of paid tuition will be processed. There are no refunds after the first day of the quarter.

College or High School Credit Classes: A refund of tuition and fees is made only when a student officially withdraws from a class. 100% - First five instructional days of the quarter. 50% - First 20 calendar days of the quarter. No refunds of tuition after the first 20 calendar days of the quarter. No refund of tuition may be made for any purpose beyond the current quarter.

Housing Costs and Fees

Item Cost
Housing Application Fee (non-refundable) $275.00
Airport Pick Up (on pick up dates only) $25.00
Optional Orca Bus Card (use two weeks before Edpass card) $50.00
Activity Fee (each quarter) $20.00
Damage and Security Deposit (refundable, residence halls only) $200.00
Cleaning Fee (non-refundable, residence halls only) $200.00

Dormitory: The following are average costs. For specific information and application materials, please contact the Housing Office.

Rainier Place prices include: utilities, parking, cable, internet, furniture, student lounge, and 24 hour staff support

Sophie Court prices include: utilities, parking, cable, furniture, student lounge, and 24 hour staff support

Spencer Court prices include: utilities, parking, cable, furniture, student lounge, 24 hour staff support

Homestay prices include: Private and fully furnished bedroom and a shared bathroom. Meals are also included.

Costs for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

Place One Month One Quarter Three Quarters
Rainier Place $920.00 (4-bedroom) $3,680.00 (4-bedroom, Fall Quarter)
$2,760.00 (4-bedroom, Winter and Spring Quarter)
$9,500.00 (4-bedroom, Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarter)
Sophie and Spencer Court $783.33 (furnished single) $2,350.00 (furnished single) $7,350.00 (furnished single)
Sophie and Spencer Court $733.33 (furnished double) $2,200.00 (furnished double) $6,900.00 (furnished single)


Quarter Cost
Summer Quarter 2018 $1,946.20
Fall Quarter 2018 $2,893.00
Winter Quarter 2019 $2,340.70
Spring Quarter 2019 $2,393.30


Payment Options:

Estimated Invoice:

  • To receive an estimated invoice for a student's tuition and fees, please email with the following information:
    • Email subject line: "Invoice Estimate"
    • Student ID
    • Full name
    • Date of birth

If you have further questions about payment or tuition please email

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