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Additional Expenses

We would like to make note of the fact that ISA provides the following list of estimated expenses as a guide. As each student and program is different, so are the expenses.

The ISA program cost includes items such as tuition and fees, housing, insurance, and more. Please see specific program descriptions for details.

Books and Supplies

We estimate that students should expect to spend the following amounts on books and course materials:
Summer$50
Semester/Trimester$100
Year$200
South Korea per semester$150
Belgium; England; Ireland per semester$200
Japan per semester$250-500
Germany; Thailand per semester$300
France ABSP; Greece; Italy per semester$350
FSU Valencia per semester$375
Australia; Fiji; New Zealand per semester$450

Airfare

Flights are not included in any ISA program cost. The estimated cost for airfare from the US to each of our arrival countries is listed below.
ASIA (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Thailand)$1200
CENTRAL AMERICAN/CARIBBEAN$775
EUROPE
$1200
SOUTH AMERICA$1200
MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA$1300
FIJI, PACIFIC & SOUTH AFRICA $1800

Travel Expenses

Passports and Student Visas are not included and vary by country. The approximate costs are listed below.
Passport (new)$135
Passport (renewal)$110
Student Visa/Residency Permit
$50-$600
Entrance Fee or Departure Fee$10-150
Immunizations/Medical Exams
varies
Additional Travelvaries

Meals

Meals are not included in the following sites. The approximate costs are listed below.
*Depending upon location, meals may be included.
Australia*; New Zealand*
$100/week
Belgium$100/week
China; Fiji; Japan
$75/week
Czech Republic
$50/week
Italy$100/week
London, England; Ireland; Scotland$100/week
Jordan$100/week
South Africa$100/week
South Korea (Konkuk University summer; Korea University) $90/week
Thailand $100/week

Some meals are not included in the housing for the following sites. The approximate costs are listed below.
Argentina; Barcelona; Brazil
$50/week
Costa Rica
$45/week
Reading, England
$15/week
France
$60/week
Germany$115/week
Greece
$130/week
South Korea (Konkuk University semester)
$30/week

Please note: Students opting for apartments or independent housing with no meals, should budget accordingly.

Miscellaneous

For each program we anticipate that students may expect to spend additional funds for incidentals such as toiletries, snacks bought outside the home, taxi and bus fares and other miscellaneous items. ISA site-specific materials for students may differ from this amount, but this is an estimated amount for budgeting/financial aid purposes.
Australia; Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Czech Republic; Dominican Republic; Fiji; Germany; Greece; India; Japan; Jordan; Morocco; New Zealand; South Africa; South Korea
$100/week
Argentina; Belgium; Brazil; Reading, England; Ireland; Peru; Spain; Scotland; Thailand
$125/week
London, England; France; Italy
$175/week