ALCI Programs: Dates & Costs

Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP) and Summer University Bridge
*Recommended for students accepted to CSU San Marcos degree programs and entering the US for the first time. 

Session Start Date End Date Weeks Cost
Spring 2014 January 13 May 9 16 $5,550
Spring 2nd Entry* March 4 May 9 9 $3,900
Summer 2014 June 2 August 8 10 $4,300
Fall 2014
August 19
December 5
16
$5,600
Fall 2nd Entry*
October 7
December 5 9
$3,950

*2nd entry students will join ALCI classes at the middle of the semester, just after mid-term exams. Conditional admission applicants who start the ALCI on a 2nd entry start date must pay tuition and fees for two semesters before enrolling in ALCI classes.

Tuition includes: book fees, ALCI activity fee, and Student Health Services fee.

Tuition fees are subject to change.

Semester at CSU San Marcos

Session Start Date End Date Weeks Cost
Spring 2014 January 13 May 16 17 $5,600
Summer 2014 May 31 August 8 11 $5,600
Fall 2014
August 19
December 13
17
$5,600*

*MBA level courses available at $7900 per semester for 9 graduate units.

American Culture Experience (ACE)
Available beginning weekly from January 6 to May 9 and June 9 to August 8, 2014.

Number of Weeks Program Cost*
4 $3,800
3 $3,000
2 $2,100

*Airport transfer from Los Angeles International Airport may be arranged by the group in advance for an additional fee.

Program Tuition, Student Fees, and Estimated Costs: Intensive Academic Preparation (IAP) & Semester at CSU San Marcos (SEM)

Fees and Estimated Expenses Spring 2014
Spring 2nd Entry Summer 2014 Fall 2014 Fall 2nd Entry
Tuition and Fees (IAP) $5,550 $3,900 $4,300 $5,600 $3,950
Tuition and Fees (SEM) $5,600 Not Available Contact ALCI $5,600 Not Available
Housing Options

Homestay (includes 2 meals daily) $3,000 $1,725 $1,975 $3,000 $1,725
On Campus Apartment (and food expense) $4,800 Not Available $2,100 $4,800 Not Available
Other Expenses* (IAP)
$2,990
$1,450 $1,795
$2,990 $1,450
Other Expenses* (SEM) $3,340 $1,800 $2,145 $3,340 $1,800
Total Estimated Expenses

With Homestay (IAP) $11,540 $7,075 $8,070 $11,590 $7,125
With Homestay (SEM) $11,940 Not Available Contact ALCI $11,940 Not Available
With On Campus Apartment (IAP) $13,340 Not Available $8,195 $13,390 Not Available
With On Campus Apartment (SEM) $13,740 Not Available Contact ALCI $13,740 Not Available

Applicants must submit a bank statement, dated within the past 6 months, showing a balance equal to or greater than the Total Estimated Expenses.

*Other expenses are an estimate of what a student will spend in a semester on the following: books, transportation, health insurance, entertainment, food, shopping, personal items, etc.