TEFL Fees and Discounts


TEFL Certificate Courses:

  • 100-hour Intensive TEFL (face-to-face): $1,495 tuition
  • 50-hour Online TEFL 1: Fundamentals of English Language Teaching: $495 tuition
  • 50-hour Online TEFL 2: Course Planning and Teaching: $495 tuition
  • 50-hour Online TEFL 3: Teaching Language Skills: $495 tuition
  • 40-Hour Practicum (face-to-face): $820 tuition
  • 20-Hour Practicum (face-to-face): $410 tuition

professional development COURSES:

  • 30-hour CALT 1: Fundamentals of Language Assessment: $245 tuition
  • 30-hour CALT 2: Assessing Language Skills: $245 tuition
  • 30-hour CALT 3: Grading and Student Evaluations: $245 tuition
  • 30-hour CALT 4: Administering and Planning Assessment: $245 tuition

Note: Hours designated reflect contact time with instructor and do not include time spent on homework or other outside assignments. All courses run pending enrollment.


  • Each submitted application incurs a $30 application fee. You may apply for multiple classes simultaneously, which will result in reduced application fees.
  • A $20.00 technology fee applies to each session. Consecutive courses require separate payments of this fee.
  • English Proficiency Assessment (EPA): Applicants whose First Language is not English and do not have proof English proficiency, need to take CESL own test and will be charged a $60.00 fee.
  • Domestic students: CESL mails certificates for online classes to U.S. addresses via USPS free of charge. If a certificate is returned due to an inaccurate reported mailing address, students will be charged the applicable FedEx delivery fee to have the certificate re-sent.
  • International students: CESL delivers certificates for all online classes via FedEx when mailed to an address outside the U.S. and students will be charged a $60.00 mailing fee with this application. 
  • Intensive TEFL students: ​Students enrolled in face-to-face course receive their certificate at the graduation. Students unable to attend the graduation ceremony will be charged the applicable FedEx delivery fee.
  • International students enrolling in the 100-hour Intensive TEFL Course who require an F-1 visa will incur in additional fees, such as I-20 fee and SEVIS fee. 
  • Application deadlines are on Sundays at midnight, Arizona time. Unfortunately we are not able to accept late applications.



Early Bird Discount: 10% off tuition

Must register and pay in full about 5 weeks prior to first day of class.

UA Affiliate Discount: 10% off tuition

Must show UA CatCard (own or immediate family member’s) and submit copy with application.

  • Discounts may not be combined.
  • There are no discounts for the 40-hour and 20-hour TEFL Practicums.
  • All fees and tuition must be paid in full by the discount deadline to be eligible for discounts.

For refund and deferral policy, please click here.

"I have attended many different schools around the world to improve my English. However, after I attended CESL, I realized that none of these schools compare."