Umass Bursar's Bill includes: tuition, mandatory fees, housing, orientation, airport pick-up.
Not included: RT airfare, meals, internet in housing, visa/passport, personal & misc expenses. South African government now requires mandatory purchase of South African health insurance (offered through UCT, upon arrival). This must be paid by individual student and not through Umass. See estimate of cost in budget breakdown.
Personal Expense Estimate: $1500-$3000 (local transportation, books, lab fees, misc) varies greatly according to individual student preferences
Educational Excursion Estimate: $1000 - $2000. NOTE: many exciting things can be done without big travel costs. This is an estimate of what some students spend.