All ELP programs will be taught through remote (online) instruction through the Fall of 2020. We are excited to offer our engaging courses and opportunities for extracurricular activities online. Learn more here.

Dates & Prices

Program Dates

Session Dates Application Deadline
Summer 2, 2020 June 25 – August 14, 2020  May 8, 2020
Fall 1, 2020 August 27 – October 16, 2020  August 7, 2020
Fall 2, 2020 October 22 – December 11, 2020 October 2, 2020
Spring 1, 2021 January 7 - February 26, 2021 November 20, 2020
Spring 2, 2021 March 4 - April 23, 2021 January 15, 2021
Summer 1, 2021 April 29 - June 18, 2021 March 12, 2021
Summer 2, 2021 June 24 - August 13, 2021 May 7, 2021
Fall 1, 2021 August 26 - October 15, 2021 July 9, 2021
Fall 2, 2021 October 21 - December 10, 2021 September 3, 2021

*Extended deadline
No classes will be held on official holidays observed by the University. 

Program Tuition and Fees

Prices are valid through Summer 1, 2021; however, tuition and fees are subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and may change without notice.

University Connection Program (20 academic hours/week):

Type of Fee One Session
(2 months) 
Multi-Session Discount
Rate Per Session**
Enrollment Fee  $90 $90
Tuition $4,540 $4,171
University Fees $577 $577
Medical Insurance*** $218 $218
Total**** $5,425 $5,056

University Connection Plus Program (20 academic hours/week):

Type of Fee One Session
(2 months) 
Multi-Session Discount
Rate Per Session**
Enrollment Fee  $90 $90
Tuition $5,059 $4,690
University Fees $577 $557
Medical Insurance*** $218 $218
Total**** $5,944 $5,575

* All applicants must pay a one- time non-refundable enrollment fee of $90.

** The multi-session discount on tuition and fees applies when a student enrolls and pays in advance for 2 or more consecutive sessions within the tuition year. The multi-session discount does not apply to the Summer 1 + Summer 2 combination. New prices go into effect Summer 2 of each year.

***Medical Insurance: All full-time student visa holders (F-1 or J-1) must purchase medical insurance through the ELP. Full-time students not on an F-1 or J-1 visa must provide proof of health insurance coverage.

****Total: The non-refundable deposit of $310 and the $90 enrollment fee, paid at the time of application, will be applied toward the student’s bill.

Refund Policy

Read the Refund Policy here.