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General Fees

General Fees* Academic Test Preparation, Advanced Proficiency Level, Business English, Intensive English Intensive English Part Time General English Private Lessons
Program Application Fee One-time, initial fees $100 $50 $100 $50d
Acceptance Package Domestic US Mailing Feea $25
Acceptance Package International Mailing Feea $85
Aiport Transfer Service Fee See Airport Transfer fees under Housing and Airport Transfer Fees
Housing Placement Feeb $200
Health Insurance Feec Recurring fee, paid every 4 weeks $85
* All fees are subject to change in the subsquent year. General fees only apply to the programs listed above. The $100 application fee is valid for one year from the date of the applicant’s signature on the TLC application.
  1. This fee is waived if no express mail is necessary.
  2. The Housing Placement Fee covers one housing placement. Students choosing a housing placement, as indicated by verbal or written acceptance and/or moving into the placement, are obligated to pay the placement fee and the housing fee for the entire session. Any changes in housing accommodations require Center Director approval and may result in an additional placement fee.
  3. Health insurance is required for all F-1 students.
  4. The $50 application fee for Private Lessons is waived if the student is already enrolled in a TLC program.


Housing and Airport Transfer Fees 

TLC Center Location Charleston, IL Dallas/Fort Worth, TX Edmond, OK Fort Wayne, IN Kirksville, MO Orlando, FL South Bend, IN Toledo, OH Weatherford, OK

Airport Code

Airport Transfer fee: one-way costb $150 $250 $100 $75 $75 $200 $75 $250 $75 $75 $225 $125 $75 $100
Homestayc $700 $970 $700 $700 $700 $1,000 $700 $700 $700
Number of meals per week 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16
Transportation includedd Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
University Housinge $995 $950 $945 -- $1,130 -- -- -- $850
Occupancy (number of people per room) 2 2 2 -- 2-4 -- -- -- 2
Number of meals per week or meal credit 15/12 21 19 -- 20 -- -- -- 19
Hybrid Student Housingi $675j -- $439 -- -- -- $449-$779k -- --
Occupancy (number of people per room) 2 -- 1-2 -- -- -- 1-3 -- --
Number of meals per week or meal credit 0 -- 0 -- -- -- 0 -- --
  1. Pricing and availability of all types of housing vary and are subject to change. Inquire with your center of choice for details. See footnote “h” for additional information.
  2. Airport transfer cannot be secured until the completed airport transfer form, fees, and itinerary have been provided to the center. The center reserves the right to deny trans- port assistance should the reservation not be paid and scheduled at least two weeks prior to student’s scheduled arrival. If your flight is scheduled to arrive after 9:00 p.m. and before 7:00 a.m. it may incur additional charges and immediate housing check-in may not be permitted so you will be asked to secure a hotel for the evening of your arrival at your own expense. If you are requesting transfer services to airports not published as pick-up and drop-off destinations for TLC, TLC will provide the additional cost within the invoice. Please consult the Center Director in advance of purchasing tickets to confirm costs for transfer exceptions. The represented fee for airport transfer is one-way and per person. Unaccompanied minors (under 18 years of age) will incur additional fees; please contact the Center Director for cost. Airport Transfer Request form.
  3. Homestay accommodations vary from family to family and must be prearranged and agreed upon prior to student arrival.
  4. At TLC centers where host families do not provide transportation, your director will assist you with other means of transportation.
  5. University housing costs, meal plans, and availability are subject to change during Fall and Summer semester starts and during scheduled university holidays such as Spring Break, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
  6. At TLC-Charleston: 15 meals are provided per week during the school year, and 12 meals are provided per week during summer months (April 29th - August 16th, 2019).
  7. Unfurnished apartment costs are estimates only and availability and specific cost will vary by location. Leases are typically for a minimum of one year. Furnished apartments are an additional cost and subject to limited availability. Please contact your center of choice for details.
  8. It is recommended that housing is booked upon application or at least one session prior to arrival, whichever is greater. Housing availability is not guaranteed upon arrival if appropriate forms and fees were not submitted at least one session prior to arrival in order to secure housing reservation. Students are responsible for reviewing the TLC Homestay Policy on our website, along with completing the homestay application and paying the placement fee before homestay arrangement will be secured. Once a student accepts a placement, verbally or in writing, the contract between that student and family begins and policies apply.
  9. Hybrid Student Housing affords students more flexibility in their accommodations and lifestyle while still providing a university housing experience.
  10. University Court apartments in Charleston are furnished.
  11. TLC and Annex can assist students with furniture rentals.