Costs & Deadlines

International Student Estimated Expenses


9 months (3 quarters)

3 months (1 quarter)

 Tuition and Fees*



 Other (Insurance, Books, Etc.)**



 Living Expenses***






All costs are estimated and are subject to change at any time.
*Tuition listed above is based on enrollment of 15 credits per quarter of Associate level, academic classes only.
**Other expenses reflect about $202 per month. Depending on your lifestyle, personal expenses may change.
***Living expenses reflects living in a homestay. Other residence options may be higher. See Housing & Transportation for more details.

International Student Tuition Rates for
2017-2018 Academic Year

The following chart shows a cost per credit breakdown for academic classes only. Immigration requires that international students be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits each quarter. 


Associate Level Amount Per Quarter

Bachelor’s Level Amount Per Quarter




























Total tuition and fee rates are determined by adding applicable lab supply fees for each course (found in the course listing in the Class Schedule) to the tuition rate for the total credits listed above.

Students are responsible for all additional costs for textbooks, lab kits and other supplies.

Dates & Deadlines

New student applications are due 30 days before the first date of the quarter you wish to attend.

2017-2018 Academic Year Dates & Deadlines

Academic Term

Application Deadline*

Orientation Date

Quarter Start Date

Fall 2017

August 28, 2017

September 19, 2017

September 25, 2017

Winter 2018

December 4, 2017

December 27, 2017

January 2, 2018

Spring 2018

March 5, 2018

March 27, 2018

April 2, 2018

*Transfer students, students who are currently attending another school in the U.S. and wish to transfer to LWTech, must submit their applications no less than 14 days before the quarter they wish to attend.  Students who plan to attend a program with special admission requirements, such as one of our bachelor degree programs or Nursing, must first be accepted to LWTech as an international student before completing the special admissions process for the program.