Costs and Fees

Estimated Costs for 2022

These costs serve as estimates. Please consult your program’s website for more information about the costs you should expect.

New Students: A new student transcript fee will be charged by UW-Madison to any student who has never taken a course at UW-Madison. The fee is $130 and will be assessed only one time per student, with the benefit of unlimited transcript orders. If you have already taken a course at UW-Madison, you should not have to pay the fee. For more information, click https://registrar.wisc.edu/documentfee/.

Additional Costs: Students are responsible for purchasing textbooks. Health insurance and other healthcare costs are not covered through the program.

* Please note that the costs listed below are not applicable for current UW-Madison Wisconsin and Minnesota resident undergraduate students. These undergraduates follow the normal UW-Madison tuition structure.

* WISLI summer language institutes do not accept Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Grants, but encourages students to attend on their own or using other sources of funding. 

APTLI: https://aptli.wisc.edu/tuition-fees/

Tuition: $5000

Application Fee: $25

Room and Board: Variable

CESSI: https://cessi.wisc.edu/costs-funding/

Tuition: $4800

Application Fee: $25

Room and Board: Variable

MULTI: https://multilanguage.wisc.edu/tuition-scholarship/

Tuition: $5000

Application Fee: $25

Room and Board: Variable

SASLI: https://sasli.wisc.edu/tuition-and-fees/

Tuition: $5000

Application Fee: $25

Room and Board: Variable

SEASSI: https://seassi.wisc.edu/costs-and-fees/

Tuition: $4300

Application Fee: None

Room and Board: Variable

SIPI: https://sipi.wiscweb.wisc.edu/costs-and-funding/

Tuition: $5000

Application Fee: $25

Room and Board: Variable