Learn From One Of The Best ESL Schools In Los Angeles!

Columbia West College offers ESL (English as a Second Language) programs and classes to people who are serious about learning English. We have a wide variety of courses ranging from Essential English to Business English, all of which can help you achieve any and all of your English language goals. So whether your focus is on University Preparation, sharpening your Business English skills, improving your TOEFL score or just feeling comfortable and confident speaking English, you can be sure to find the perfect class to meet your needs. Whichever program or class you choose, you’ll be taking the first step towards gaining the skills and confidence you’ll need to succeed!

Please see the table below for all of our program and course options. Tuition fees will vary depending on program or course length.

English Programs



An asterisk* indicates a required student fee.

Application Fee* $150
Student ID Card* $20
I-20 Processing and Mailing Fee (non-refundable) $75–$160 (based on destination and courier company)
SEVIS I-901 Fee (Paid to US government) $200
Conditional Acceptance Letter Varies per school
Textbooks Varies per program
Housing Placement Fee (non-refundable) $150
Airport Pick-up (one way) $85
Tutoring $40–$45 per hour
Official Transcript $20
Enrollment Verification Letter Active students – $10, Inactive Students – $20
Late Tuition Payment Fee $20 (up to 1 week late) / $30 (up to 2 weeks late) / $40 (up to 3 weeks late) / $50 (up to 4 weeks late)
Returned Check Fee $40
I-20 Re-issuance Fee (lost or change of start date) $30
I-20 Deferment Fee (change of status only) $100
F-2 Processing Fee (per dependent) $50

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In addition to the ESL classes shown above, you can create customized programs to help you reach your individual educational or professional goals. Contact us today for more information and pricing.

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We hope this information has helped to you to better understand our programs and choose the ESL class that is right for you. If you have any questions or would like more information on our courses and pricing, contact us today!