2016 CISL Dated & Prices

CISL Dates & Prices

 

 

2018 SAN DIEGO GENERAL ENGLISH COURSES

English ProgramsLesson
Times
Lessons/
week
2 weeks3 weeks4-7 weeks8-12 weeks13-24 weeks25+ weeks
GENERAL ENGLISH
Standard am 20 $350 $340 $335 $330 $310 $305
Standard Plus am/pm 21.8 $350 $340 $335 $330 $310 $305
Intensive am/pm 28 $435 $425 $420 $415 $395 $390
Afternoon Elective pm 8 $125 $125 $125 $125 $125 $125
PREMIER ENGLISH
Executive English 20 am $755 $750 $745 $735 $735 $735
Executive English Intensive 28 am/pm $855 $850 $845 $835 $835 $835
English for Engineers 20 am/pm $755 $750 $745 $735 $735 $735
Aviation English 20 am/pm $755 $750 $745 $735 $735 $735

 

Private LessonsTimes1 lesson5 lessons10 lessons15 lessons20 lessons
Standard Private Lessons to be arranged $85 $385 $725 $1085 $1445
Executive Private Lessons $85 $425 $850 $1185 $1500

Note: All lessons are 50 minutes. Minimum of two weeks enrollment. Prices include books & materials.

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CISL SAN DIEGO ACADEMIC AND TEST PREPARATION COURSES

Test PreparationLessons per WkLesson TimesPrice per session (start dates vary)
4 wks6 wks8 wks9 wks11 wks
FCE 20 am x x x $3465 $4125
FCE Intensive 28 am/pm x x x $3735 $4565
CAE 20 am x x $3080 $3465 $4125
CAE Intensive 28 am/pm x x $3220 $3575 $4565
TOEFL 20 am $1395 $2095 x x x
IELTS
(San Diego only)
20 am x x x x $4125

 

Test Preparation Start Dates (CISL San Diego)
Course 4 wks 6 wks 8 wks 9 wks 11 wks
FCE x x x Jan 8, Apr 9, June 18, Oct 1 Mar 26, Sep 17
CAE x x Jan 2 Apr 9, June 18, Oct 1 Mar 26, Sep 17
TOEFL Jun 4, July 2,
Nov 26
Jan 8, Feb 26, Apr 16,
Aug 13, Oct 8
x x x
IELTS x Dec 18, Jan 29 x x Mar 12, Jun 25, Sep 24
Exam Dates
FCE Mar 12 - 16; Jun 11 - 15; Aug 20 - 24; Dec 3 - 7
CAE Feb 26 - Mar 2; Jun 11 - 15; Aug 20 - 24; Dec 3 - 7

* Minimum level required. Please contact school for details and pre-arrival assessment.

 

Other ProgramsFeeCourse Price
Career English $1390 Course price must be added to the fee and will vary depending on the number of weeks and type of class
chosen. Minimum number of weeks required. See below.
Academic Year Program $250
University Pathway $250

IMPORTANT SAN DIEGO COURSE INFORMATION 

Lesson Times
am = Morning Classes: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 12:40; Plus Classes: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 12:40 & Friday 1:30 - 3:00

pm = Afternoon Classes: Monday - Thursday 1:30 - 3:10

Official Exam Information
There are separate fees for taking an official exam, which are not included in the course price and subject to change by the awarding body. If students plan to take an exam after a course, an extra week of accommodation may be necessary.

The official Cambridge English Exam is $350. The student must request exam registration prior to the course start date. CISL is an authorized Cambridge English exam center.

For TOEFL and IELTS, it is the student’s responsibility to register for the exam
with the name exactly as it appears in the passport. The official TOEFL exam is $185. Students must register and pay for this exam directly on the ETS website at www.ets.org The official IELTS exam is $225. Students must register and pay for this exam directly on the IELTS website at www.ielts.org

Academic Year Program (AYP)
For Fall 2018 semester enroll no later than April 16. For Spring 2019 semester enroll no later than September 3. Approximate price $ 9750. Prices are subject to change by the college. Books for university classes not included. This price is based on a 16- week CISL Intensive course (including 12 weeks of EAP) and one semester at a community college. Accommodation is not included in this price. A $250 administration fee will be required.

Pathway Program
The Pathway Program provides students admission to accredited, highly reputable American colleges or universities (often without a TOEFL or IELTS score). 12-week EAP class required.The length of your program will depend on your level of English. College prices and dates are different for each college. A $250 administration fee will be required.

CISL SAN DIEGO ACCOMMODATION

 Price per week
2 wks 3 wks 4+ wks + nights
San Diego Homestay
Homestay (half-board) $378 $335 $315 $60
Homestay (breakfast only) $325 $300 $275 $55
Executive Homestay
(half-board, private bath)
$415 $368 $350 $70
San Diego Student Residence
Vantaggio State - small single For 2 and 3 weeks cost, please contact school
for a quote.
$280 $40
Vantaggio State - large single $295 $45
Vantaggio State - matched** $185 $30
Vantaggio State - shared** $175 $25
Vantaggio Gaslamp - single For 2 and 3 weeks cost, please contact school
for a quote.
$365 $55
Vantaggio Gaslamp - matched** $200 $40
Vantaggio Gaslamp - shared** $195 $30
J Street/Island Inn - small single For 2 and 3 weeks cost, please contact school
for a quote.
$270 $40
J Street/Island Inn - large single $300 $40

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IMPORTANT SAN DIEGO ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

Homestay
All prices are per person. Typical travel time by public transportation to the school from host family is 30-40 minutes.

Note: For arrivals from July 1st through August 31st there will be an additional $25 per week charge.

Vantaggio-State Street
All prices are per person. Distance from the school is approximately 15 - 20 minutes on foot. Rooms Include: Free WiFi, television, telephone, mini refrigerator, and microwave. Computer room, laundry room and shared kitchen available onsite. No meals provided. Non-Smoking Residence.

**Matched = Residence will assign a roommate / Shared = two students
travelling together. Two twin beds.

Note: For arrivals from July 1st through August 31st there will be an additional $25 per week charge for Vantaggio Residences.

Additional Fees: Refundable security deposit of $500 due at check-in and a non-refundable cleaning fee of $25-$30 depending on room type.

Vantaggio-Gaslamp
All prices are per person. Distance from the school is approximately 2 minutes on foot. Rooms Include: Free WiFi, television, mini refrigerator and microwave. Laundry room and shared kitchen available onsite. No meals provided. Non-Smoking Residence.

**Matched = Residence will assign a roommate / Shared = two students travelling together. Two twin beds.

Note: For arrivals from July 1st through August 31st there will be an additional $25 per week charge for Vantaggio Residences.

Additional Fees: Refundable security deposit of $500 due at check-in and a non-refundable cleaning fee

Gaslamp Studios - Island Inn and J Street Inn
All prices are per person. Distance from the school is approximately
15-20 minutes on foot.

Rooms Include: Television, microwave, mini refrigerator, free WiFi, laundry room, air conditioning and fitness room onsite. No meals provided. No kitchen. No dishes provided.

Additional fees: $200 refundable security deposit to be paid directly on arrival. Cleaning service available for an additional
fee of $40/week.

 

Other ChargesFee
Application Fee* $125
Accommodation Placement* $75
Summer Homestay Surcharge** $25
Special Dietary Needs*** $25
Books/Materials $0
Credit Card Fees $0
Airport Transfer (one way) $90 - $130
Express Mail $60 - $80
Cambridge Exam Fee $350
TOEFL Exam Fee $195
Residence Security Deposit $250 - $400
Residence Cleaning Fee* $25

 

*Non-refundable; **Homestay only, per week, arrivals June 2 - August 31; ***Homestay only, per week; All dates, prices, and courses subject to change.

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2018 SAN FRANCISCO ENGLISH COURSES

English ProgramsLesson
Times
Lessons/
week
2 weeks3 weeks4-7 weeks8-12 weeks13-24 weeks25+ weeks
GENERAL ENGLISH
Standard am 20 $475 $445 $430 $415 $400 $385
Standard Plus am/pm 21.8 $475 $445 $430 $415 $400 $385
Intensive am/pm 28 $625 $595 $580 $565 $550 $535
Afternoon Elective pm 8 $150 $150 $150 $150 $150 $150
PREMIER ENGLISH
Global
Success English
20 am $760 $710 $695 $680 $680 $680
Global
Success Intensive
28 am/pm $910 $860 $845 $830 $830 $830

 

Private LessonTimes1 lesson5 lessons10 lessons15 lessons20 lessons
Standard Private Lessons to be arranged $85 $385 $725 $1085 $1445
Executive Private Lessons $85 $425 $850 $1185 $1500
Online Private Lessons $65 $325 $650 $975 $1300

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Test PreparationLessons
per Wk
Lesson
Times
Price per session (start dates vary)
4 wks6 wks9 wks11 wks
FCE 20 am x x $3465 $4565
CAE 20 am x x $3465 $4565
TOEFL 20 am $1720 $2580 x x

 

Test Preparation Start Dates (CISL San Francisco)
Course 4 wks 6 wks 9 wks 11 wks
FCE x x Jan 8 March 5, Oct 1
CAE x x Jan 15 March 5, Oct 1
TOEFL July 2 Jan 8, April 23, Sep 24 x x
Exam Dates
FCE Mar 10, May 19, Dec 15
CAE Mar 17, May 19, Dec 15

 

Other ProgramsFeeCourse Price
Career English $1390 Course price must be added to the fee and will vary depending on the number of weeks and type of class chosen. Minimum number of weeks required. See below.
Academic Year Program $250
University Pathway $250

IMPORTANT SAN FRANCISCO COURSE INFORMATION

Lesson Times
am = Morning Classes: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 12:40; Plus Classes: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 12:40 & Friday 1:30 - 3:00

pm = Afternoon Classes: Monday - Thursday 1:30 - 3:10

Cambridge English Exam
There is a $350 fee to take the official exam. The cost of the exam is not included in the course price and is subject to change by the Cambridge English Exam Syndicate. CISL is an authorized Cambridge exam site. Students who plan to take an exam in San Francisco should arrange accommodations through the exam week. The student must request exam
registration prior to the course start date.

TOEFL Exam
There is a $195 fee to take the official exam. The cost of the exam is not included in the course price and is subject to change by ETS. It is the student’s responsibility to register for the exam. Register and pay by credit card directly on the ETS website: www.ets.org

Academic Year Program (AYP)
For Fall 2018 semester enroll no later than April 16. For Spring 2019 semester enroll no later than September 3. Approximate price: $14,000. Prices are subject to change by the college. Books for university classes not included. This price is based on a 16-week
CISL Intensive course (including 12 weeks of EAP) and one semester at a community college. Accommodation is not included in this price. A $250 administration fee will be required.

Pathway Program
The Pathway Program provides students admission to accredited, highly reputable American colleges or universities (often without a TOEFL or IELTS score). 12-week EAP class required.The length of your program will depend on your level of English. College prices and dates are different for each college. A $250 administration fee will be required.

 CISL SAN FRANCISCO ACCOMMODATION

San Francisco Homestay Price per week
2 wks 3 wks 4+ wks + nights
Homestay (half-board) $378 $335 $315 $60
Homestay (breakfast only) $325 $300 $275 $55
San Franciso Student ResidencePrice per night
1 - 29 nights 30 nights or more
Monroe Residence
private room - private bath $72 $68
private room - shared bath $68 $64
shared room - private bath $54 $45
shared room - shared bath $50 $43
Sheldon Hotel
private room private bath - medium $125 $67
private room private bath - large $142 $74
Columbus Residence
private room - private bath $170 $98
private room - shared bath $116 $55
shared room - private bath $123 $49
shared room - shared bath $91 $42
USA Student Residence
private room private bath For 1-29 nights, please
contact school
for a quote.
$66
private room shared bath $57
shared room private bath $43
shared room shared bath $34
All dates, prices, and courses subject to change.
 

IMPORTANT SAN FRANCISCO ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

Homestay
All prices are per person. Typical travel time by public transportation to the school from host family is 30-40 minutes.

Monroe Residence
All prices are per person, per night. Walking distance to the school is 20-30 minutes, or 10 minutes using public transportation.

Includes: Daily linen and housekeeping service, free WiFi, American-style breakfast and 4-course dinner Monday - Saturday, brunch on Sunday, mini-refrigerator, cable TV. Minimum stay: 7 nights; Check-In Time: 3:00pm
Check-Out Time: 11:00am

Additional Fees: The following fees are to be paid directly to the residence upon arrival: security deposit of $250 (refundable), key deposit of $25 (refundable) and a cleaning fee of $25 (not refundable). All fees are per person.

Notes: Stays shorter than 30 nights include the San Francisco city tax.

Sheldon Hotel
All prices are per person, per night. Walking distance to the school is 10 to 15 minutes.

Includes: Mini-refrigerator, desk, free WiFi, cable TV, community kitchen and weekly linen and housekeeping service. Minimum stay: 7 nights; Check-In Time: 3:00pm; Check-Out Time: 11:00am

Additional Fees: The following fees are to be paid directly to the residence upon arrival: security deposit of $200 (refundable), key deposit of $25 (refundable), and cleaning fee of $25 (not refundable).

Notes: Stays shorter than 30 nights include San Francisco city tax.

Columbus Residence
All prices are per person, per night Walking distance to the school is
10 minutes.

Includes: Mini-refrigerator, desk, free WiFi, cable TV, community kitchen, weekly linen and housekeeping service. Minimum stay: 7 nights; Check-In Time: 3:00pm; Check-Out Time: 11:00am

Additional Fees: The following fees are to be paid directly to the residence upon arrival: security deposit of $400 for private rooms and $300 per person for shared rooms (refundable), key deposit of $25.00 (refundable), cleaning fee of $25.00 (nonrefundable). Students may purchase a towel and washcloth at the front desk for $12.

Notes: Stays shorter than 30 nights include San Francisco city tax and are only available May 1 through September 30, 2018.

USA Student Residences
All prices are per person, per night. Walking distance to the school is
10 to 15 minutes.

Includes: Weekly linen and housekeeping service; free WiFi; daily fresh fruit, pancake and oatmeal breakfast; community kitchen. Private rooms have one full bed, and shared room have two twin beds. Minimum stay: 7 nights; Check-In Time: 3:00pm; Check-Out Time: 12:00pm

Additional Fees: The following fees are to be paid directly to the residence upon arrival: security deposit of $300 (refundable), key deposit of $25 (refundable), and cleaning fee of $25 (not refundable). All fees are per person.

Notes: Stays shorter than 30 nights include
San Francisco city tax.

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Other ChargesFee
Application Fee* $125
Accommodation Placement* $75
Summer Homestay Surcharge** $25
Special Dietary Needs*** $25
Books/Materials $0
Credit Card Fees $0
Airport Transfer (one way) $90 - $130
Express Mail $60 - $80
Cambridge Exam Fee $350
TOEFL Exam Fee $195
Residence Security Deposit $250 - $400
Residence Cleaning Fee* $25

 

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2018 JUNIOR COURSES (For ages 13-17)

ALL SUMMER COURSES INCLUDE:

  • Free WiFi Access
  • Afternoon Cultural Workshops (offered to encourage fluency and spontaneous use of the language; exchange of ideas and experiences; active listening practice.)
  • Self service laundry facilities on all campuses

Note: For airport transfer fees please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for LMU, USD, Yale and Georgetown programs and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for UC Berkeley program.

Yale University

Summer 2018 Yale Campus - New Haven
Duration  Arrival
Dates
Departure Dates Price Room and Board Weekly Activities
+ Weekend Excursion
2 weeks July 1/8/15/22 July 15/22/29
August 5
$4,110 Yale Residence with 21 meals per week 4 half day excursions,
1 full day excursion and 1
afternoon campus activity
3 weeks July 1/8/15 July 22/29
August 5
$5,995
4 weeks July 1/8 July 29
August 5
$7,890

Georgetown University

Summer 2018 Georgetown Campus - Washington, D.C.
Duration Arrival
Dates
Departure Dates Price Room and Board Weekly Activities
+ Weekend Excursion
2 weeks July 1/8/15 July 15/22/29 $3,700 Georgetown Residence with 21
meals per week
5 half day excursions and 1 full day excursion
3 weeks July 1/8 July 22/29 $5,350
4 weeks July 1 July 29 $7,070

Note: An overnight sightseeing trip to NYC is included for those students attending the program during the dates of July 17-18, 2018. All meals and accommodation are included.

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UC Berkeley

Summer 2018 UC Berkeley Residential* - San Francisco
 Duration Arrival
Dates
Departure Dates Price Room and Board Weekly Activities
+ Weekend
Excursion
2 weeks July 1/8/15 July 15/22/28 $4,300 UC Berkeley Residence with 21 meals per week 4 half day excursions, 1
full day excursion and 2
afternoon campus activities
3 weeks July 1/8 July 22/28 $6,450
4 weeks July 1 July 28 $8,600

LMU Los Angeles

Summer 2018 Loyola Marymount University Campus - Los Angeles
 Duration Arrival
Dates
Departure
Dates
Price Accommodations Weekly Activities
+ Weekend
Excursion
2 weeks July 1/8/15 July 15/22/29 $3,720 LMU Residence with 21 meals per week 4 half day excursions,
1 full day excursion and
1 afternoon campus activity
3 weeks July 1/8 July 22/29 $5,420
4 weeks July 1 July 29 $7,160
2 weeks + Trip July 8 July 27 $5,720 LMU Residence with 21 meals per week;
Trip: double/triple room in hotel;
no meals included
4 half day excursions,
1 full day excursion and 1 afternoon campus activity + Trip
3 weeks + Trip July 1 July 27 $7,375

Note: For students doing 2 or 3 weeks + Trip, final date of the program is July 27, 2018 Students must plan on departing this day.

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University of San Diego

University of San Diego Campus - San Diego
 Duration Arrival
Dates
Departure
Dates
Price Room and Board Weekly Activities
+ Saturday
Excursion
2 weeks July 1/8/15/22/29 July 15/22/29; August 5 or 12 $3,685 LMU Residence with 21 meals per week 4 half day excursions,
1 full day excursion and
1 afternoon campus activity
3 weeks July 1/8/15/22 July 22/29; August 5 or 12 $5,295
4 weeks July 1/8/15 July 29; August 5 or 12 $7,035
2 weeks + Trip July 1 July 20 $5,495 LMU Residence with 21 meals per week;
Trip: double/triple
room in hotel;
no meals included
4 half day excursions,
1 full day excursion
and 1 afternoon campus
activity + Trip
3 wks + Trip July 1 July 29+ $7,100

 

University of San Diego - July Homestay
 Duration Arrival
Dates
Departure
Dates
Price Room and Board Weekly Activities
+ Saturday
Excursion
2 weeks July 1/8/15/22/29 July 15/22/29; August 5 or 12 $3,100 LMU Residence with 21 meals per week 4 half day excursions,
1 full day excursion and
1 afternoon campus activity
3 weeks July 1/8/15/22 July 22/29; August 5 or 12 $4,400
4 weeks July 1/8/15 July 29; August 5 or 12 $5,700
2 wks + Trip July 1 July 20 $5,270
3 wks + Trip July 1 July 29+ $6,370

Note: For students doing 2 weeks + Trip, final date of the program is July 20, 2018. Students must plan on departing this day. For students doing 3 weeks + trip, students will return to USD on July 20, 2018 for the final week of the program. Departure date is July 29, 2018 and departure must be from LAX. Additional fees for USD Homestay program students wishing to participate in the 3-day L.A. trip. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. Local bus/trolley pass is included with the USD Homestay programs. For LAX Transportation fee contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

San Diego January Homestay Programs

2018 San Diego - January Homestay
 Duration Arrival Dates Departure Dates Price Room and Board Weekly
Activities
+ Weekday
Excursion
Local transit fee
(per person)
2 weeks Jan. 7/14/21/28 Jan. 21/28; Feb. 4/11 $2,630 Homestay: Double Room with 14 meals per week 5 half day and 1 full day excursion Included
3 weeks Jan. 7/14 Jan. 28; Feb. 4 $3,800 Included
4 weeks Jan. 7 Feb. 4 $4,770 Included
2 wks + Trip Jan. 7 Jan. 26 $4,970 Homestay: Double Room with 14 meals per week;
Trip: double/triple/quad room in hotel;
no meals included
5 half day and 1 full day excursion
+ Trip
Included

Note: Customized programs available for other dates on request. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Local bus/trolley pass is included. For LAX Transportation fee contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

San Francisco January Residential Program

2018 San Francisco January Residential- Dates & Prices
 Duration Arrival Dates Departure Dates Price Room and Board Activities/Excursions Local transit fee
(per person)
2 weeks Jan 7/14/21 Jan. 21/28 Feb. 3 $3100 The Monroe Residence with 13 meals per week Weekly activities and Saturday excursion Included
3 weeks Jan 7/14 January 2/9 $4650 Included
4 weeks Jan 7 January 2 $6200 Included

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2018 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Converse International School of languages is only closed on certain national holidays. Except for private lessons, no credit or make-up time will be granted for lessons lost because of holidays.

  • January 1, 2018: New Year’s Day
  • February 19, 2018: President’s Day
  • May 28, 2018: Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2018: Independence Day
  • September 3, 2018: Labor Day
  • November 22 + 23, 2018: Thanksgiving
  • December 24 + 25, 2018: Christmas
  • January 1, 2019: New Year’s Day

All dates, prices, and courses subject to change.

 

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