The ELP will resume in-person classes in our Intensive Program beginning with the Summer 2 session on June 24, 2021. 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 December 4, 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.