Application Fees (non-refundable) 

F1 Student Application Fee   $100
Other Student Application Fee   $25
Express Mail Fee (optional)   $75

Tuition Fees (each 8-week session) 

Full Time (23 hours/week;required for F1 students)   $1850
Reading/Writing (9 hours/week)   $725
Grammar (6 hours/week)   $485
Listening/Speaking (4 hours/week)   $320
Module (4 hours/week)   $320

University Fees

IEI Program Fee (required for all students; part time fee charged to students taking one afternoon class only; all other students pay full time fee; fee is paid one time each university 16-week semester or summer semester)   $136 (part time) / $209 (full time)
Medical Insurance (required for F1 students; available to F1 students and their dependents only; cost listed is for insurance provided through the university per 8-week session; cost varies based on the length of time associated with sessions throughout the calendar year; proof of insurance through an independent carrier requires this form; contact IEI about rates for F1 dependents)   $231 - $303
TB Skin Test/Chest X-ray (required for F1 students; one time fee)   $20 each
Parking Tag (optional)   $14

Additional Estimated Costs

University Residence Hall (each 16-week semester; cost varies based on location and length of stay; contact IEI about summer rates)   $2730 - $3350
Books and Supplies (each 8-week session; estimate)   $300
Food (each 16-week semester; estimate)   $1500

How to Pay

Payments mailed in must be in US dollars in the form of a check or money order made payable to The University of Memphis.   If payments need to be made by credit card or wire transfer, please contact the IEI office for instructions.  DO NOT mail cash or send credit card information directly to the IEI office by mail, email or fax.  Payments made in person can be paid by check, money order, cash or credit card. Students traveling to the US are advised to bring their money in US-dollar travelers' checks.

Late Fees

All fees related to application, tuition, program, university housing, and medical insurance must be paid in-full by the registration deadline before the beginning of each session. Late payments made during the first week of the session will be assessed a $100 late payment fee. No payments will be accepted after the first week of the session.

Refund Policy

Tuition refunds are available for students who withdraw:

  • On or before the first day of the session (first testing day): 100% refund
  • After the first day of the session up to the fifth day of the session (including testing days): 75% refund
  • After the fifth day of the session up to the tenth day of the session (including testing days): 25% refund

Fees are subject to change without notice.