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Daytime English Communication Now Tuition, Fees and Refund Policy

Program Fees

Tuition $1170

Testing and registration fee (non-refundable) $75

Once the application is received, students will receive an electronic invoice to pay a $250 deposit by the date of the placement test. After the placement test, students will receive a second invoice to pay the remaining balance before the first day of class.

  • Books may be purchased at the Rice University Bookstore and average approximately $85.
  • Campus parking in assigned areas is available for a $30 fee per seven-week session.

Refund Policy

  • The $75 testing and registration fee is non-refundable
  • The tuition of $1170 will be refunded in full if the class is canceled or if a student cancels a registration before 4 p.m. on the last business day before classes begin
  • Students withdrawing by 4 p.m. on the tenth day of class will receive a refund of one-third of the tuition
  • There is no refund for any student withdrawing after the tenth day of class
  • All refund requests must be submitted in writing to esl@rice.edu
  • Refunds will be processed as credits to the accounts from which they were paid and may not appear as a credit until the following statement. Refunds for enrollments paid by check can take up to four weeks to be processed.
  • There is a $30 charge for any check returned for insufficient funds
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