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
Fall 2nd Entry 2014 October 7 December 5 9 $3,950
Spring 2015 January 12 May 8 16 $5,600
Spring 2nd Entry 2015 March 3 May 8 9 $3,950
Summer 2015 June 1 August 7 10 $4,500
Fall 2015 TBD TBD 16 $5,600

*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 2015 January 12 May 15 17 $5,600*
Summer 2015 May 30 August 7 10 $5,600*
Fall 2015 TBD TBD 17 $5,600*

*MBA level courses available at $7,900 per semester for nine graduate units.  

Undergraduate students will incur additional costs for more than 12 units.

American Culture Experience (ACE)
Available beginning weekly from January 5 to May 8 and June 8 to August 7, 2015.   This is a group program, if you are an individual applicant, please inquire for available dates.

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 Fall 2nd Entry 2014 Spring 2015 Spring 2nd Entry 2015 Summer 2015 Fall 2015
Tuition and Fees (IAP) $3,950 $5,600 $3,950 $4,500 $5,600
Tuition and Fees (SEM) Not available $5,600 Not available $5,600 $5,600
Housing Options
Homestay (includes 2 meals daily) $1,725 $3,000 $1,725 $1,975 $3,000
On Campus Apartment (and food expense) Not available $4,500 Not available $4,500 $4,500
Other Expenses* (IAP)
$1,450 $2,990 $1,450 $1,795 $2,990
Other Expenses* (SEM) $1,800 $2,145 $1,800 $2,145 $2,145
Total Estimated Expenses
With Homestay (IAP) $7,125 $11,590 $7,125 $11,590 $11,590
With Homestay (SEM) Not Available $10,745 Not Available $10,745 $10,745
With On Campus Apartment (IAP) Not available $13,090 Not Available $13,090 $13,090
With On Campus Apartment (SEM) Not available $12,245 Not Available $12,245 $12,245

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: transportation, health insurance, entertainment, food, shopping, personal items, etc.