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 STARTING ENDING
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 STARTING ENDING
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 STARTING ENDING
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
Evening 4:00 pm
5:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm

2018 Holiday Breaks

Holiday Starting Ending
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)

Application Fee $50.00
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)

Application Fee $50.00
8-Week Program Tuition (120 hours) $1,500.00
5-Week Program Tuition (75 hours) $950.00
Books $60.00-$120.00

American English & Culture Workshop (36 Hours)

Application Fee $50.00
Tuition $300.00
Books $60.00-$70.00