Sonoma State American Language Institute (SSALI) Application Form
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PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION BEFORE FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE.
HOW TO APPLY TO SSALI -PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:
- Signed Application form
- $100 application fee - non-refundable
- Bank statement (original only) - necessary to obtain an I-20 for an F-1 Student visa. Minimum balance $10,000
- Proof of high school or college graduation or official transcripts in English
- Copy of page one of your passport
CALENDAR 2013 TUITION
SPRING 2013 January 10 - May 3 [15 weeks] $4120
mid semester admission date February 28 [8 weeks] $2200
[Spring Break March 17-22 - no classes]
SUMMER ONE 2013 May 30- July 3 [5 weeks] $1375
SUMMER TWO 2013 July 11 - August 15 [5 weeks] $1375
FALL SEMESTER 2013 September 5 - December 19 [15 weeks] $4120
mid semester admission date October 25 [8 weeks] $2200
[Thanksgiving Break: November 25-27 - no classes]
- Application deadline for students who require an I-20 is 6 weeks before the start date of each session.
- Application deadline for F-1 transfer students and non F-1 students is one week before the start date of each session.
- All tuition payments are due at the time of registration.
- For non F-1 students part time programs are available. Tuition breakdown is available upon request.
FEES AND EXPENSES
There are several fees associated with studying at SSALI. Some are required and some are optional depending
on your needs.
Application Fee $100
Health Center Fee $165
ID Card Fee $5
Medical Insurance $85/month (paid by semester)
Homestay Placement Fee $100
Airport Pick-up Service $125 (payable to the driver)
Late Registration Fee $50
Late Testing Fee $75
Late Advising Fee $50
Express Mail for late applications $20-30
Other Expenses (variable):
Books and materials $250/semester
Personal expenses $1000/semester
When you come to the SSALI office to register, pay tuition, and purchase insurance, payment can be made with
personal checks drawn on an American bank, money orders, or by credit card [VISA, MasterCard] We can accept
cash and travelers' checks but prefer the other methods of payment.
The SSU Health Center provides SSALI students with convenient on-campus care for minor medical problems.
[Mandatory fee: $165 per semester].
California State University requires all F-1 students to have full coverage health insurance to cover
major medical expenses. When you register for classes, you will be expected to purchase the school-sponsored
policy. This plan provides excellent coverage at a reasonable cost, approximately $85 per month. [One-time payment per term.]
All SSALI students are also required to take a T-SPOT TB test upon arrival.
AMERICAN HOMESTAY ($100 one time placement fee)
The student lives with a host family in the local community, generally within a four-mile radius of the University.
The student has a private furnished bedroom and use of facilities. The cost does not include personal items such
as shaving cream, toothpaste, shampoo, etc.
- Full Homestay $650 per month: 16 meals/week are included.*
- Room Only $500 per month: Student shops for and prepares own meals.*
Student shops for and prepares own meals
Note: SSALI Homestays are for SSALI students only. When you complete your studies at SSALI, you are required to find alternative housing. *Prices subject to change.
This option is not recommended for new students. The SSALI office can offer only minimal help by providing
a list of apartment complexes in the area. Apartments are usually unfurnished. Cost for an unfurnished,
one bedroom apartment is $900 - $1100 per month. SSU's Housing Services maintains a listing of Off-Campus Housing at http://www.ssu.och101.com or you can contact Housing Services by email at email@example.com.
TRANSPORTATION FROM SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Direct bus service is available from San Francisco Airport to Rohnert Park. The buses leave the airport every 90 minutes, 6:00 AM through 12 midnight. The cost is $36.
Airport Pick-up Service is also possible. We can arrange for a representative of SSALI to meet your flight and deliver you directly to your homestay or dormitory. The cost is $125 and is paid directly to the person picking you up. A one-week notice with flight information is required.
APPLICATION FORM please fill out and mail in.
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