How much does the ESL program cost? Knowledge Base International Students ESL How much does the ESL program cost? Tuition in the ESL program is very affordable and is the same as for any other program at SAU. You are welcome to take a look at a detailed costs breakdown. Related Articles How do I find a student worker job? What countries are your ESL students from? What is the average number of students per ESL class? Can I apply if I don’t speak any English at all?