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English as a Second Language

Tuition & Fees 2013-2014

ESL Course Tuition per credit hour $310.00

Full-time students are enrolled in a minimum of 18 hours, totaling $5580 for tuition.
Additional university fees are added depending upon the number of hours in which a student is enrolled. (See below)


Mandatory Fees 

Student Development Fee, per semester:

Registered for 12 or more hours

Registered for 6 to 11 hours

Registered from 1 to 5 hours





 Technology Fee, per semester:

Registered for 12 or more hours

Registered for 6 to 11 hours

Registered from 1 to 5 hours





 CTA U-Pass, per semester

For eligibility, visit CTA U-Pass


 Student Health Insurance Premium, annually

For eligibility and information, visit Student Health Insurance


Housing Options

Loyola’s ELLP students can choose from a variety of housing options. The following are the most common:

  1. Living on Campus

    If you are interested in living in Loyola Housing, please review your options on the Residence Life Webpage -- http://www.luc.edu/reslife/index.shtml
    All questions regarding on-campus housing can be directed to this email: res-life@luc.edu
  2. Homestay

    Some students enjoy the experience of living with an American family. If you are interested in this option, please visit  http://www.chicagohomestaysearch.com/  or  http://www.homestaybooking.com/
  3. Living Off Campus  

    There are many housing options off-campus. One in particular that is a good choice for our ESL students is an apartment building called The Sovereign. For more information, please visit their website: http://www.thesovereign.com/.

    Loyola University chicago's ELLP Program aims to provide students with housing options both within the university and within the city of Chicago.  The ESL Program, however, makes no guarentee as to the suitability of houseguests or accommodations.  The ELLP Program is not resoponsible for any problems that arise from these accomodations. If you have questions about a particular neighborhood, feel free to email esl@luc.edu.

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    Student Health Insurance

    Loyola’s student health insurance provider is Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois(BCBS), administered by Academic Health Plans (AHP).  Students may visit the plan website at www.ahpcare.com/luc to view a full plan description, plan benefits, exclusions, limitations, and terms of coverage.



    • Fall: August 1, 2013 - July 31, 2014
    • Spring: January 1, 2014- July 31, 2014
    • Summer: May 1, 2014 - July 31, 2014
    Student $1,870 $1,120 $464.00
    Spouse/Domestic partner $4,084 $2,419 $1,049
    Each child $2,680 $1,588 $689.00
    All Children $3,377 $2,000 $869.00

    Please visit http://www.luc.edu/bursar/insurance.shtml for more information.


English Language Learning Program · Loyola Hall · 1110 Loyola Avenue, 1st Floor · Chicago, IL 60626 ·
Mailing Addresses · Phone: 773.508.3990 · Fax: 773.508.7125 · E-mail: ESL@luc.edu

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