Schedule, Tuition & Fees
Calendar & Schedule
Forum offers classes during weekdays in the morning, afternoon and evening. The levels and class times offered will depend on the demand and enrollment for each session. Please call or e-mail to check the availability of class times and levels.
Remaining 2017 Start Dates for Semi and Test Prep Programs: Please call or email for more information
October 30th, November 6th, November 13th, November 20th
Calendar & Schedule for the Semi-Intensive English Program, Test Preparation Program and American English & Culture Workshop
The Semi-Intensive program consists of 16 levels. Each level provides 75 hours of instruction and takes five weeks to complete with 15 hours of study per week. Classes are held three hours every day Monday through Friday.
The American English & Culture Workshop consists of three levels. Each level provides 36 hours of instruction and takes four weeks to complete with nine hours of study per week. Classes are held three hours a day for three days a week.
The Test Preparation Program is offered at a five or eight-week interval. The five-week program provides 75 hours of training and the eight-week program provides 120 hours of training. Both programs are 15 hours a week with classes held three hours every day Monday through Friday.
Forum enrolls applicants for these programs based on the following 2018 session calendar. Please call for specific class hours.
2018 5-Week Test Prep Calendar & Semi-Intensive Calendar A
|Session 1||January 8||February 9|
|Session 2||February 12||March 16|
|Session 3||March 19||April 27 *1 week break mid-session|
|Session 4||April 30||June 1|
|Session 5||June 4||July 6|
|Session 6||July 9||August 17 *1 week break mid-session|
|Session 7||August 20||September 21|
|Session 8||September 24||October 26|
|Session 9||October 29||November 30|
2018 5-Week Test Prep Calendar & Semi-Intensive Calendar B
|Session 1||January 22||February 23|
|Session 2||February 26||March 30|
|Session 3||April 2||May 4|
|Session 4||May 14||June 15|
|Session 5||June 18||July 20|
|Session 6||July 23||August 24|
|Session 7||August 10||October 12|
|Session 8||October 15||November 16|
|Session 9||November 19||December 21|
2018 8-Week Test Prep Calendar
|Session 1||January 8||March 2|
|Session 2||March 5||May 4|
|Session 3||May 7||June 29|
|Session 4||July 2||August 31|
|Session 5||September 4||October 26|
|Session 6||October 29||December 21|
Calendar & Schedule for the Intensive English Program
The Intensive English Program consists of seven levels. Each level provides 288 hours of instruction and takes 16 weeks to complete with 18 hours of study per week. Classes are held four hours Monday through Thursday and an additional two hours on Fridays.
Forum enrolls applicants for the Intensive English Program based on the following 2017 session calendar and class times.
2018 Intensive Calendar
|SESSION||STARTING||ENDING||INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TESTING (Call if you are in country)||MANDATORY ORIENTATION|
|Intensive Session 1||January 8||April 27||January 3-4||January 5|
|Intensive Session 2||May 7||August 24||April 30-May 1||May 4|
|Intensive Session 3||September 4||December 21||August 27-28||August 31|
2018 Intensive Schedule
|Time of Day||Start Time||End Time|
|Morning||9:00 am||1:00 pm|
|Afternoon||1:00 pm||5:00 pm|
2018 Holiday Breaks
|2018 Memorial Day||May 28|
|Independence Day||July 4, 2017|
|2018 Intensive Summer Break||August 27||August 31|
|2018 Labor Day||September 3|
|2018 Winter Break||December 24, 2018||January 4, 2019|
Tuition & Fees
The application fee is only a one-time fee and is non-refundable. The cost of books varies depending on the program, the shipping costs and whether the books are new or used. Students have the option to purchase their own books. If a student would like Forum to purchase the books then the book fees are non-refundable.
Intensive English Program (7 Levels)
|Application Fee for non-F-1 students||$50.00|
|Application Fee for F-1 students||$100|
|Tuition for 1 Level (288 Hours)||$2,200.00|
|Books for 1 Level||$100.00-$160.00|
*Mandatory shipping fee of $75 to mail I-20 to international students.
Semi-Intensive English Program (16 Levels)
|Tuition for 1 Level (75 Hours)||$575.00|
|Books||$60.00 - $85.00|
*Books usually last more than one session.
Test Preparation Program (5 and 8 Week)
|8-Week Program Tuition (120 hours)||$1,500.00|
|5-Week Program Tuition (75 hours)||$950.00|
American English & Culture Workshop (36 Hours)