International Study Center

Tuition Fees

International Student Fees

These international student fees apply to students during the International Year program. After progressing to Oglethorpe University, you will pay international student fees set by the University.



  • Accommodation: Per semester costs range from $3,600 to $7,030 with an option of single or double style rooms.
  • Meal plans: OU All-Access Meal plans start at $2,285
  • Insurance: $417
  • Orientation (Fall intake only): $250
  • Activities (per semester): $140

Payment and Deadlines

Making A Payment

Please visit our How to Pay page to find out how to make a payment and view your fees.

Confirmation Payment

Once you have received your offer of a place at Oglethorpe International Study Center, you are required to pay a deposit to release your I-20 immigration document. This amount will be subtracted from your invoiced tuition fee. Deposits cost between $2,000 and $6,000, depending on your country of residence.

Please pay your deposit as early as possible. We provide a full refund if you do not meet the visa entry requirements. Please read our terms and conditions for more information.

Payment Deadlines

The full balance of your tuition fees must be paid one month before the start date of your first International Study Center course. All fees for second or subsequent courses must be paid two months prior to the start date.

What Happens if You Miss a Deadline?

It is important to meet all your payment deadlines. If you miss a deadline or have an outstanding balance, you may be placed on hold and barred from attending classes until all payments are made in full.

Scholarships available

Scholarships based on academic criteria are available to Direct Admission (based on high school grade point average) or International Year (based on grade point average in IY credit-bearing courses) students who meet the following minimum grade point average (GPA) requirements:

  • $5,000 Robinson Scholarship: 2.5-2.9 cumulative GPA
  • $7,500 Sheffield Scholarship: 3.0-3.4 cumulative GPA
  • $10,000 Weltner Scholarship: 3.5-4.0 cumulative GPA

These awards are renewable provided the student earns a cumulative GPA of 2.5 at Oglethorpe. Students’ GPAs will be evaluated at the end of each spring semester.

Study Group and Oglethorpe are pleased to offer a merit-based scholarships.

How to Pay

Pay with ease using our online payment system.

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