Tuition and Fees


Tuition and fees are published each year in the GIAL catalog. GIAL strives to keep tuition and fees to a minimum but reserves the right to change them at any time without notice. For help estimating your specific tuition and fees, check out our Net Price Calculator or view our What will it cost? page.

Tuition and Fees for 2016-2017

Undergraduate-level courses $320 per credit hour
Graduate-level courses (including AL5406 and AL5207) $485 per credit hour
Audit courses (Undergraduate-level courses) $290 per credit hour
Audit courses (Graduate-level courses) $430 per credit hour

General Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable) $50
Late Application Fee $50
International Student Application Fee (in addition to regular application fee) $50
Course Materials Fee (not applicable to online or thesis credits) (non-refundable) $10 per credit hour
Learning Resources fee (non-refundable) Policy #225 $20 per credit hour
Registration Fee $30 per term
Multiple Payment Fee (each payment after the first payment) $40

Additional Fees

Language consultant for course AA4505 (SLACA) $170
Language consultant for courses AC4343 (Colloquial Arabic) $200
Language consultant for courses AL4406 & AL5406 (Field Methods) $200
Language consultant for course AL5317 (Language Documentation) $130
Distance Education Fee $50 per online course
Graduation Fee (non-refundable) Policy #227 $100
Thesis-Binding Fee for 2 copies (non-refundable) Policy #230 $60
Transcript Fee (official/per copy/non-refundable) $5

Financial Aid Opportunities

Work Study (up to 100 hours) $10 per hour
King’s Scholarship or other GIAL named scholarship Approximately 12% of tuition per term
Townsend Scholarship (for members of Wycliffe USA) Up to 50% of tuition per term
Veterans Benefits (GI Bill) Up to 100% of Tuition

Housing and Other Expenses (rough estimates)

Regular Higher End
On-campus Housing (Guest House, shared room) includes weekday lunch meals, utilities, wifi $375/mo.
Off-campus Housing (varies), 1–4 bdrm home (utilities additional) $250/mo. $1,300/mo.
Additional Meals and Personal Expenses (preparing meals at home) $150/mo. $300/mo.
Textbooks $25/mo. $50/mo.
Health Insurance variable