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:
|South Korea, Japan per semester||$150|
|Belgium; Ireland per semester||$200|
|Greece per semester ||$250|
|Australia; Fiji; New Zealand per semester ||$300|
|France ABSP; Italy per semester||$350|
|FSU Valencia per semester||$375|
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.
|Chile; China; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Czech Republic; Dominican Republic; Fiji; Jordan; Morocco; Scotland; Thailand; Vietnam||$100/week|
|Argentina; Netherlands; Brazil; Reading, England; Germany; Glasgow, Greece; Scotland; Ireland; Japan; Peru; South Africa; South Korea; Spain||$125/week|
|Australia; London, England; France; Italy; New Zealand||$175/week|
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.
|Costa Rica; Dominican Republic; Colombia||$775|
|Cuba (includes charter flight)|| $1000|
|EUROPE (Netherlands; Czech Republic; England; France; Germany; Greece; Italy; Ireland; Scotland; Spain), or Peru||$1200|
|China; Jordan; Chile; South Korea; Vietnam||$1300|
|Argentina; Morocco; Thailand; Japan||$1500|
| Australia, Fiji, New Zealand; South Africa|| $2000|
Passports and Student Visas are not included and vary by country. The approximate costs are listed below.
|Student Visa/Residency Permit||$50-$600|
|Entrance Fee or Departure Fee||$10-$150|
|Immunizations/Medical Exams ||varies|
Meals are not included in the following sites. The approximate additional costs are listed below.
*Depending upon location, meals may be included.
|China; Fiji ||$75/week|
|Seoul, South Korea; Vietnam||$90/week|
|Netherlands; Czech Republic||$100/week|
|Ireland; Italy; Scotland||$100/week|
|Jordan; South Africa||$100/week|
|Australia*; New Zealand*|| $125/week|
|London, England; Japan||$125/week|
Some meals are not included in the housing for the following sites. The approximate additional costs are listed below.
|Busan, South Korea||$35/week|
|Argentina; Brazil; France||$50/week|
|Barcelona, Spain; Germany||$75/week|
Please note: Students opting for apartments or independent housing with no meals,
should budget accordingly.
For students participating in an ISA Internship program, please click here to be redirected to the ISA Internship Additional Expenses page.