Cost Breakdown Université catholique de l'Ouest (UCO) 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.

Cost Billed to GVSU

Item

Cost

Description

Tuition (3 credits for 1 month intensive program)

$1,518

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

Homestay or residence halls with some meals included - contact Becca Hambleton for details

$1,200=$1,500 

Paid to GVSU. Total cost will vary based on length of stay and housing preference. 2016 cost for homestay with breakfasts and 3 dinners per week = 1018 Euro.

IS 380 Course Fee

$75

Paid to GVSU. The IS 380 course fee is $25 per credit hour. Participants of this program will register for 3 credits of IS 380.

Additional Costs

Item

Cost

Description

Passport & Visa

$135

Passport fee: $135. Chinese Visa is currently $140 (subject to change without notice)

Airfare

$1,500

Paid to Airline Provider.

Health insurance

$28 - $200

Paid to insurance provider of your choosing. The Basic ISIC card will meet the PIC health insurance requirement.

Personal Expenses

$500

On-site personal expenses associated with local transportation, cell phone purchase, and basic necessities.

Books & Supplies

$100

On-site personal expenses

TOTAL PROGRAM COST

(Costs billed by GVSU + Additional Costs)

$5,056 - $5,528** per month(based on upper level, in-state tuition rates for 2016-2017)

 

**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.



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