Costs and Fees

Estimated Costs for 2021

These costs serve as estimates. Each program has varying fees. 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 $65 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 fee 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. 

APTLII: https://aptlii.wisc.edu/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

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

Tuition: $4800

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: None

Room and Board: Variable