Dates and Costs


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Application Deadlines & Important Dates


TermOutside U.S.Inside U.S.Orientation REQUIRED!Classes Begin
Spring 2015February 23March 6March 30-April 1April 6
Summer 2015April 15May 29June 22-24July 1
Fall 2015July 15August 14Credit and Bridge = August 31

ESL = September 10
September 21


Important Notes:

These dates are subject to change.

Costs of Attendance


Total Cost of AttendanceQuarter (3 months)Academic Year (9 months)
Mandatory Medical Insurance$366$1,098
Books & Supplies$342$1,026
Computer / Other Fees$77$231
Transportation (Not paid to BC)$432$1,296
Room & Board (Not paid to BC)$3,164$9,492
Miscellaneous (Not paid to BC)$598$1,794
Total (Estimated)$7,767$23,301


Important Notes:


1. About Tuition

These amounts are subject to change.

  • Students are required to be prepared to pay all tuition and fees.
  • Tuition can be paid by Visa, MasterCard, Money Orders, Traveler’s Check, Cash or Wire Transfer from a bank. For a wire transfer, please contact the OIEGI office.

2. Payment Deadlines:

  • Intensive English/University Preparation tuition must be paid on or before the placement tests.

3. Refunds:

  • For new students, a 100% refund will be given for cancellation made before the placement test date of the quarter for which the student has been accepted. A 50% refund will be issued for cancellation made by the 5th day of classes.
  • For continuing students, a 100% refund will be given before the first day of classes and a 50% refund made by the 5th day of classes.

4. About Insurance:
International students with an F-1 visa and a BC I-20 are required to:

  • Join the BC-contracted medical insurance plan every quarter including approved vacation and Reduced Course Load (RCL) terms
  • For more information, visit our website:
  • This coverage does not cover dental and vision.
  • Some students are not eligible to enroll in this plan. They are: 1) U.S. citizens, 2) Permanent Residents (i.e., green card holder) in the USA, 3) Non-immigration visa holders who are not on BC’s I-20, 4) Unauthorized part-time students, 5) Optional Practical Training students, and 6) no course load (0 credit) RCL students beyond first approved term, 7) distance education students taking all online and/or televised courses.
  • Students who are unsure about the eligibility should contact the Firebird International Insurance Group at 206-909-8550 or