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 24- July 19, 2019

(4 weeks)


Fall on USM Gorham campus


September 3 - December 20, 2019




Winter on USM Gorham Campus


January 22 -  May 10, 2019




Fall or Spring Institute Costs

(15-week program)

Summer Institute Costs

(4-week program)

Educational Fee/English Language Program*


*Program Costs


Application Fee (nonrefundable)


*Application Fee (nonrefundable)


Mandatory University Fees*


 *Program/University Fees $314

Estimated Room and Food* 


Estimated room and meals (not available on campus)


Health Insurance / Medical Care (estimated)


Health Insurance (estimated)


Books and Supplies (estimated)


Books and Supplies (estimated)


Personal Expenses (estimated)




Personal Expenses (estimated)