Cost Breakdown for ESSCA Budapest Summer

This is the estimated budget for this study abroad program. It serves as an estimated cost of attendance for your study abroad program. Students often pay for study abroad through a combination of financial aid, personal funds, scholarships, grants, and alternative loans. The total amount listed as the Total Program Cost is the maximum amount of aid you can receive from GVSU. This estimated cost of attendance does not reflect the amount of aid you will qualify for, simply the cap on how much could be award to you.

Costs Billed to GVSU

Item

Cost

Description

GVSU Tuition: 6 credits

 Undergraduate students = $3,150

Graduate students = $4,116

Paid to Grand Valley State University Student Accounts by the regular tuition payment deadline.

IS 380 Course fee based on 6 credits

$162

Paid to Grand Valley State University Student Accounts by the regular tuition payment deadline. IS 380 Course fee is $27 per credit.

Additional Costs

Item

Cost

Description

Passport 

$135

Passport processing fees are $135. (Visa not required for short summer program - subject to change. Always consult the host country Embassy for updated info.

Meals

$315 - $420

Based on about $90-$120 USD per week.

Flight & ground transport

$1,500

Paid to Airline Provider

Housing

$560-$620

Housing for 3 1/2 weeks. Shared apartments with private bedroom. Approx. 500-550 Euro or $560-$620/ month.

Health insurance

$28 - $200

Paid to insurance provider of your choosing unless you are already covered under a health insurance policy. The Basic ISIC card is $28 and will meet the PIC health insurance requirement.

Books and supplies

$100

On-site personal expenses. 

Personal Expenses

$350

On-site personal expenses. Based on $100 per week for 3 1/2 weeks.

TOTAL PROGRAM COST

(Costs billed by GVSU + Additional Costs)

$5,985 -$7,603 *** (based on upper level, in-state tuition rates for 2017-2018)

 

***The cost of any study abroad program depends to a large extent on the participant’s personal spending habits and lifestyle. Personal travel, entertainment, gifts, souvenirs, and other types of personal spending are costs not reflected in the above estimates.



Page last modified August 15, 2017