Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

As a student in the World Masters in Language Teaching program, you will be responsible to pay the tuition and fees for the program in which you are enrolled during each semester.

Master of Arts in Teaching —Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with USC Rossier School of Education

The table below reflects the estimated cost of beginning the MAT—TESOL program in spring 2018. Estimated tuition is based on the 2017-2018 rate of tuition of $1,800 per unit and estimated fees of $2,584 per semester. The estimated cost of full-time study includes enrollment in the USC student health insurance plan. Tuition and fees typically increase 3-5% each year, commencing with the fall term. Estimated cost does not include books, housing, or projected increases over the length of the program.

MAT—TESOL MAT—TESOL with credential
Units Tuition and Fees Units Tuition and Fees
Spring 2018 8 $15,458 USD 10 $19,058 USD
Summer 2018 3 $5,400 USD 3 $5,400 USD
Fall 2018 7 $13,658 USD 9 $17,258 USD
Total 18 $34,516 USD 22 $41,716 USD

Master of Arts in International Language Education (MAILE) with HKUST

For the most accurate information, visit the HKUST website.

Installment Deadline Local Non-Local
First installment early September, first year of study (Fall tuition due date) HK$42,500* HK$50,000*
Second installment early February, second year of study (Spring tuition due date) HK$42,500† Adjusted amt after credit transfer: HK$21,250 HK$50,000† Adjusted amt after credit transfer: HK$25,000
TOTAL HK$85,000‡ Adjusted amt after credit transfer: HK$63,750 HK$100,000‡ Adjusted amt after credit transfer: HK$75,000

* Includes the non-refundable deposit of HK$20,000 to be paid upon issuance of admission offer. The deposit will be used to offset the first installment.

The amount of second installment will be downwardly adjusted upon students successful transfer of credits earned from USC [one-eighth of total program fee for each 3 credits, that is, HK$10,625 (local) and HK$12,500 (non-local) for student cohort of 2017/18]

students taking extra credits / re-taking courses will be charged at HK$3,500 per credit (same rate for both local and non-local students)

Note: Local refers to the student who will not require a student Visa for study in Hong Kong. Non-local refers to the student who will require a student Visa for study in Hong Kong.

Other Fees

HKUST application fee HK$260
HKUST student Visa application fee HK$550
USC application fee $90 USD