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Glasscock School of Continuing Studies

ESL Communications Skills Tuition, Fees and Refund Policy

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2018 Tuition 
$450 per eight-week session (which includes a $30 processing fee.) Book costs are not included in the tuition.

Returning students re-enrolling within a year receive a $30 discount, provided the application is received by the discount deadline.

Refund Policy

  • Course fees will be refunded in full if the class is canceled or if a student cancels a registration before the application deadline
  • If cancellation is made after the application deadline but before 5 p.m. on the last business day before classes begin, a $30 processing fee will be deducted from the refund
  • Students withdrawing before the fourth class meeting will receive a refund of one-third of the course fee
  • There is no refund for any student withdrawing after the fourth class meeting
  • 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