Dates and Costs


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Application Deadlines & Important Dates


Term Outside U.S. Inside U.S. Orientation REQUIRED! Classes Begin
Spring 2016 Jan. 15 March 4 Credit and Bridge = March 24

ESL = March 29
Credit and Bridge = April 4

ESL = April 7
Summer 2016 April 15 May 27 Credit and Bridge = June 21

ESL = June 20
June 27
Fall 2016 July 15Aug. 1 Credit and Bridge = August 29

ESL = September 8
September 19
Winter 2016 Oct. 15 Dec. 4 TBD TBD


Important Notes:

These dates are subject to change.

Costs of Attendance (*Effective beginning August 1, 2015)


Total Cost of AttendanceQuarter (3 months)Academic Year (9 months)
Mandatory Medical Insurance$366$1,098
Books & Supplies$350 $1,050
Computer / Other Fees$77$231
Transportation (Not paid to BC)$460 $1,380
Room & Board (Not paid to BC)$3,260 $9,780
Miscellaneous (Not paid to BC)$642$1,927
Total $8,233$24,700


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


Last Updated September 8, 2015