Important Dates

Whether you’re applying to University of Illinois Chicago or preparing for orientation, make sure you know the following important dates.

Academic English Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Application Deadline July 20, 2020 December 11, 2020 April 15, 2021 July 18, 2021
Payment Deadline July 29, 2020 December 25, 2020 April 29, 2021 July 31, 2021
Move-In Date August 12, 2020 January 4, 2021 May 13, 2021 August 11, 2021
Program Start Date August 13, 2020 January 5, 2021 May 14, 2021 August 12, 2021
Academic English Session II Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Application Deadline September 5, 2020 January 25, 2021 N/A September 6, 2021
Payment Deadline September 18, 2020 February 11, 2021 N/A September 21, 2021
Move-In Date October 2, 2020 February 25, 2021 N/A October 5, 2021
Program Start Date October 3, 2020 February 26, 2021 N/A October 6, 2021
On Campus Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Application Deadline July 20, 2020 December 11, 2020 April 15, 2021 July 19, 2021
Payment Deadline July 29, 2020 December 25, 2020 April 29, 2021 July 31, 2021
Move-In Date August 12, 2020 January 4, 2021 May 11, 2021 August 11, 2021
Program Start Date August 13, 2020 January 5, 2021 May 14, 2021 August 12, 2021
Fall 2020 Spring 2021 Summer 2021 Fall 2021
Application Deadline April 1, 2020 September 1, 2020* N/A April 1, 2021
Payment Deadline July 29, 2020 December 25, 2020 N/A July 31, 2021
Move-In Date August 12, 2020 January 4, 2021 N/A August 11, 2021
Program Start Date August 13, 2020 January 5, 2021 N/A August 12, 2021

Typical Costs

Costs outlined below are the average costs for two semesters and are subject to change. Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences.

2021 Academic English
Tuition per semester – Spring $7,800
Tuition per semester – Summer $7,500
Tuition per semester – Fall $7,339

Please visit our School at a Glance for detailed program costs.

2021 Undergraduate
Tuition $31,000
Housing $12,000
Dining $4,000
Health Insurance $2,000
Typical Total Cost $49,000

Please visit our School at a Glance for detailed program costs.

2021 Graduate
Tuition $36,000
Housing $13,000
Dining $4,200
Health Insurance* $700
Typical Total Cost $53,900

*Health Insurance is required for one semester for graduate students

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