TEFL Fees and Discounts


TEFL Certificate Courses:

  • 100-hour Intensive TEFL (face-to-face): $1,650 tuition
  • 50-hour Online TEFL 1: Fundamentals of English Language Teaching: $595 tuition
  • 50-hour Online TEFL 2: Course Planning and Teaching: $595 tuition
  • 50-hour Online TEFL 3: Teaching Language Skills: $595 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: $295 tuition
  • 30-hour CALT 2: Assessing Language Skills: $295 tuition
  • 30-hour CALT 3: Grading and Student Evaluations: $295 tuition
  • 30-hour CALT 4: Administering and Planning Assessment: $295 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.
  • 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 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.

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