Tuition, materials and general fees for all English levels are established annually by American One English Schools. A1 is a private institution, and significant portions of operating costs are used to paid our instructors, staff and facilities. A1 assess lower tuition fees to those who need financial assintance, such as low home income, type of work, number of children, and number of payments. We also assist students who qualify for a scholarship to apply to the DWS (Department of Workforce Services).

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS English Program English Program English Program
Total hours per semester
Credits Hours/Week Total Hours/Semester Homework Hours/Semester Total Hours of study 4 Months
20.0 320 300 620
15.0 240 200 440
12.0 192 180 372
9.0 144 130 274
6.0 96 90 186
4.0 64 60 124

American One English Schools provide direct scholarship to those who qualify based on financial needs, such as:

  • Type of work
  • Number of children
  • Low income
  • Academic achievement
  • Family discounts (husband and wife in school)


  • Students must make an appointment
  • Students must speak with a student advisor
  • Students must complete the placement test
  • Student should respond honestly to the questionnaire
  • Students must show proof to qualify for a scholarship or available discounts

Scholarships Through The Dws

American One is an ESL (English-as-a-Second Language) school, approved by the DWS to provide English training to DWS customers. To start with your application, come to our office to provide you a letter of acceptance to our English program.

  • Basic education: GED, High School diploma English-as-a-Second Language
  • Attend school full time
  • Report your progress to your employment counselor
  • Obtain full-time employment in the field for which training was received
  • Job seekers who wish to apply for training services funding must meet eligibility requirement and appropriateness criteria
  • Requirements vary bases upon the DWS training program

More information can be found at:

Enrollment Fees

  • Application fee $100
  • Placement test fee $0
  • Student ID card $0
  • Bus pass (optional) $62.75

Make a Payment

American One English Schools is also flexible with tuition. Students who cannot afford tuition, or do not have the support of their families, employers or financial government or institution can make an agreement with A1 to pay monthly. Students who pay full-tuition without any outsider’s support will be elegible for promotions or discounts. Students can make from 1 up to 4 payments, no interest will be charged.