Students pay their standard GVSU tuition rate plus a $500 program fee.  


Students are required to live in community housing arranged with other students from the Semester in Detroit program.  Housing is arranged near the UM Detroit Center in the Cass Corridor / Midtown area.  Housing costs are comparable to that of university housing.


Estimated Fall 2020 budget (tuition not included)

This estimated budget is based on current and prior students' experiences with the program. It is an estimate only.

Community Housing: $1,800 (estimate)

Books: $75

Personal expenses (groceries, entertainment, gas, etc.): $1,500