English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Dates and Fees

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.


Summer on USM Portland campus


June 25- August 3, 2018

(6 weeks)


Fall on USM Gorham campus


September 4 - December 21, 2018




Winter on USM Gorham Campus


January 22 -  May 10, 2019




Fall or Spring Institute Costs

(16-week program)

Summer Institute Costs

(6-week program)

Educational Fee/English Language Program*


Program & University Fees, Housing and Food


Application Fee (nonrefundable)


Application fee (nonrefundable)


Mandatory University Fees*



Room (shared) & Food (estimated) *


Room and Meals (double occupancy, room & meals)


Health Insurance / Medical Care (estimated)


Health Insurance (est.)


Books and Supplies (estimated)




Personal Expenses (estimated)




Books and Supplies (estimated)


Personal Expenses (estimated)