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Spring 2015 dates

First term: Tuesday, January 20- Friday, March 13 (8 weeks) (closed)

Second term: Monday, March 23-Friday, May 15 (8 weeks)

Full term: Tuesday, January 20- Friday, May 15 (16 weeks) 

Summer 2015 dates

First term: Monday July 13-Friday August 14 (5-week intensive)

Fall 2015 dates

Full term: Monday, August 24-Friday, December 11 (16 weeks)

First term: Monday, August 24-Friday, Oct. 16 (8 weeks)

Second term: Monday, October 19-Friday, December 11 (16 weeks)

Schedule of Classes and Activities (18 and 16 weeks)



Weekend and evenings





Reading and Vocabulary (all levels)

Grammar and Writing (all levels)

Communications (all levels)

Participation in the host family program

Cultural Activities

Field Trips



American Culture

Independent study, tutoring//5 week-initensive individual instruction on test preparation





$1,250 (8-week term and 5 week-intensive; for students accepted with a scholarship) (regular cost is $2,000)

$2,400 (16-week term; for students accepted with a scholarship) (regular cost is $3,000)

**4 week programs are available. Cost is $750

IEP fees           

$50 (application)



Spring and Summer 2015 ROOM prices (16 weeks):

  • Traditional: $1995
  • 4 bedroom: $2595 (per student)
  • 2 bedroom: $2795 (per student)

(room price is 75% of this amount for an 8 week-term)

4 weeks and short summer term: $780.50

Meal plans

Fall 16 weeks (price is for the entire term)

  • 10 meals per week/$50 grill: $1,282
  • 13 meals per week/$50 grill: $1616
  • 15 meals per week/$50 grill: $1860

(meal price is 75% of this amount for an 8 week-term)

4 weeks and short summer term:$320.50

Books and supplies

$150 for 4 and 8 week programs



$3500-$3700 (8 week term, including room and meals)

$6000-$6300 (16 week term, including room and meals) 

 Student Insurance 


Students must have proof of insurance. If you do not have insurance, you may purchase one at CISI http://www.culturalinsurance.com/students/ 

**Installment plan available for the 16 week term

  • Cost does not include personal expenses. (El costo no incluye gastos personales.)
  • Students are responsible for purchasing meals not included in the meal plan. (Los estudiantes son responsables por la compra de comidas no incluidas en el plan de alimentos.)

Tuition packet includes:

  • Welcome reception and international open house
  • 20 hours of instruction per week
  • Small classes with highly qualified faculty
  • Afternoon tutoring and personalized academic support
  • Mentoring and counseling
  • Cultural activities and participation in the host family program (not home-stay)
  • 24-hour access to our language software
  • Access to all university facilities and academic and student support services (wireless internet and computers, gym and recreational sports, library, clubs, campus and dorm amenities and recreation)



Before visa documentation and the acceptance letter are sent, the applicant must submit a tuition down payment of $300. This downpayment is pplied to the overall tuition payment. (Antes del envío de los documentos de visa y la carta final de aceptación, los estudiantes deben hacer un pago obligatorio de $300 hacia el balance del costo del programa.)


All payments must be made through the Touchnet Payment Gateway at Web for Students. You will receive information on how to make these payments with the letter of pre-acceptance to the program. For more information on how to make the required payments, see Application and Admission Checklist for information on payment. (Todos los pagos deben hacerse en Touchnet Payment Gateway en el Web for Students. Información sobre cómo hacer estos pagos le será enviada en la carta de pre-aceptación al programa cuando usted haya enviado su aplicación.  Para mayor información sobre pagos, ver información sobre los pagos en Application and Admission Checklist.)


Students are required to stay at the university dorms. Housing application fee is $100. The $100 housing application fee is non-refundable.

  • Students should not apply for housing until the acceptance letter and all the legal documentation for the application to the visa have been received on the mail. (Los estudiantes no deberían hacer la aplicación a las residencias hasta que hayan recibido en el correo su carta de aceptación al programa y los documentos para que tramiten la visa respectiva.)

Go to Bringle Lake Village to submit your housing application. (Vaya a la página de Bringle Lake Village para hacer la aplicación a las residencias).


Contact the IEP at internationalprograms@tamut.edu or internationalprogramsTAMUT@gmail.com

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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