IEP Tuition and Fees

To satisfy the varied needs of the SFBU student population, the Intensive English Program provides opportunities for full-time and part-time enrollment. The table below shows different options and the costs associated with each option.

International students on F-1 student visas must enroll full-time.
Enrollment Full time Part time Part time Part time
4 courses =
20 hours per week
3 courses =
15 hours per week
2 courses =
10 hours per week
1 course =
5 hours per week
Tuition per session $2,000 $1,500 $1,000 $500
Intent to Report Confirmation Fee* $150
Registration Fee** $75
Health Insurance Fee*** $495 covers from 09/01/2023 – 12/31/2023
Textbooks Approximately $45 - $100 per course

*Intent to Report Confirmation fee is nonrefundable. When students enroll, this amount is subtracted from their tuition charges.

**Registration fee is due each session.

***Health insurance fee is due at the time of enrollment. After that, it is due every April, August, and December. This fee covers health insurance for four months. If you have other valid U.S. health insurance and you do not wish to purchase health insurance through SFBU, your insurance plan documents must be uploaded to your student portal before you register for courses.