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Additional Program Fees

In addition to tuition fees, students are subject to pay the below-listed fees:

Fee Amount Recurrence
Registration Fee (Part-Time Students; non-au pairs) $30 One-time fee
Registration Fee (Full-Time Students) $155 One-time fee

IELTS Test-Taking Strategies Course Placement Test Fee

$15 Per-attempt
General Institution Fee $86 - $400 Per-term
Community General Institution Fee $25 Per-term
Technology Fee (NYC campus only) $55 One-time fee
Late Registration Fee $110 Penalty fee
Health Insurance (Full-Time F1 visa students) varies Per-term

Registration Fee (Part-time)

$30.00 one-time payment
All non-au pair part-time students should pay a $30 Registration Fee to accompany their registration. This cost includes the processing of each student’s registration, the administration of placement test, academic advisement and placement into class(es).

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Registration Fee (Full-time)

$155.00 one-time payment
All independent full-time students should pay a $155 Registration Fee to accompany their registration. This cost includes the processing of each student’s registration, processing, and issuance of an I-20, issuance of an official acceptance package, express mail fee of an I-20 if required, advice on the visa interview, the administration of placement test, academic advisement and placement into classes.

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IELTS Test-Taking Strategies Intensive Course Placement Test Fee (per attempt)

The $15 Placement Test fee for the IELTS Test-Taking Strategies Intensive Course is non-refundable. A $15 Placement Test fee applies to each attempt at the test. Students who register for any of the IELTS courses offered at the English Language Institute within 30-days of finishing their Placement Test will have the $15 fee applied to their course tuition. Students who do not register for an IELTS course offered at the English Language Institute within 30-days of finishing their Placement Test will forfeit the $15 placement test fee.

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General Institution Fee (GIF)

Range $86 - $400
The General Institution Fee (GIF) is a mandatory fee assessed by Pace University each time a student registers for classes. The fee provides access to the gymnasium (C-Level and Goldstein), computer resource centers, all Pace University libraries and databases services. The GIF fee also contributes to the maintenance of Pace facilities.

The GIF fee is calculated by the number of hours that students study per 3/6/7 week term.

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Community General Institution Fee (GIF)

$25 per 6/7-week term
The General Institution Fee (GIF) is a mandatory fee assessed by Pace University each time a student registers for classes. The fee provides access to the gymnasium (C-Level and Goldstein), computer resource centers, all Pace University libraries and databases services. The GIF fee also contributes to the maintenance of Pace facilities. 

The Community GIF rate is applied to White Plains students studying at the Community rate.

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Technology Fee

$55.00 one-time payment
The Technology Fee is assessed to provide students with the latest instructional technology resources available. All revenue generated from the technology fee goes directly towards funding instructional technology initiatives that are focused on enhancing the student learning experience. The fee allows the University to update computer resource centers, provide in-class technology/equipment, and various methods of distance learning. The University is available to purchase software for computer resource centers also with the funding from the technology fee.

The Technology Fee is required for all students and is paid in the student's first session at the ELI.

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Late Registration Fee (Penalty)

$110.00 per 3/6/7 week term
The late registration fee is assessed to all continuing students that do not register and pay for their ELI classes prior to seven (7) business days before a term begins.

The late registration fee is assessed to all new students that do not register and pay for their ELI classes prior to ten (10) business days before a term begins.

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Student Health Insurance

ELI Session Coverage Dates Fee
Annual August 18, 2018 - August 20, 2019 $1,406
Fall I 2018 September 5 - October 23, 2018 $189
Fall II 2018 October 24, 2018 - January 3, 2019 $277
Winter 2019 January 4 -27, 2019 $92
Spring I 2019 January 28 - March 24, 2019 $216
Spring II 2019 March 25 - May 27, 2019 $247
Summer I 2019 May 28 - July 10, 2019 $166
Summer II 2019 July 11 - August 20, 2019 $162

All F-1 International students at Pace University must purchase health insurance at the time of registration. If you would like to use your own health insurance policy, you must submit a copy of your policy in English and US Dollars before classes begin. The insurance company will evaluate your health insurance. If it is equivalent to the policy carried by Pace, you will receive a refund of the insurance fee. However, if it is not equivalent to Pace’s then you will not receive a refund. Please note that your insurance policy must carry medical evacuation and repatriation clause. More information for the health insurance waiver will be provided in the Acceptance Package.

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