English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Dates and Fees

July 20 - August 14, 2015

August 31 - December 11, 2015

January 19 -  May 6, 2016

These are the dates for the University of Southern Maine (USM) Intensive English Language Program, USM's ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) program, also known as ESL or English as a Second Language.


Fees (in U.S. Dollars)

Application and program deposit:
A $190 payment must be sent with the application; $150 will be applied to program costs when a student enrolls. If a student does not enroll, the University keeps this deposit.

Fall or Spring Institute Costs for 2014-15
(15-week program)

Summer Institute Costs  for 2015
(4-week program)

Program fee* $3,990 Program fee $1,995
Application fee (nonrefundable) $40 Application fee (nonrefundable) $40
Mandatory University Fees* $368

Mandatory University Fees

And Activity Fees

Estimated Living Costs   Estimated Living Costs  
Room (double occupancy) & Food (estimated) * $5,750 Room (double occupancy) $1,225
Health Insurance $1,000 Food $1,050
Books and Supplies (estimated) $200 Health Insurance (est.)


Personal Expenses (estimated) $1,000 Books and Supplies (estimated) $100
    personal Expenses (estimated) $750






Summer 2015 Intensive English Language Program


Fort Williams PicnicProgram Dates: July 20- August 14, 2015

  • High quality Instruction
  • Small multicultural classes
  • Maine coast excursions
  • Student Visa assistance available
  • Comfortable summer housing options

Application deadline, May 1, 2015

For more information about our exciting summer program and application requirements, please click here.

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