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.

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
Special 50% tuition discount for sessions in 2022.
Students must apply by August 16, 2022.
Tuition will return to normal pricing for all sessions in 2023.
$2,000 $1,500 $1,000 $500
Application Fee*
for Local Students

$80  Special discount: no application fees in 2022

Application Fee*
for International Students

$100  Special discount: no application fees in 2022

Intent to Report Confirmation Fee** $150
Registration Fee*** $75  Special discount: no registration fees in 2022
Health Insurance Fee**** $452 covers from 09/01/2022 – 12/31/2022
Textbooks Approximately $45 - $100 per course

*Application fee cannot be refunded.

**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.