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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for UMass: Australia: Lismore: Southern Cross Univ..

Spring Budget Sheet for UMass: Australia: Lismore: Southern Cross Univ.
Budget Item In-State UMass Amherst Out-of-State UMass Amherst
Program Fee *   $8,200.00 $12,500.00
Education Abroad Fee *   $850.00 $850.00
Education Abroad Application Fee *   $50.00 $50.00
Housing Fee *   $3,200.00 $3,200.00
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Insurance *   $300.00 $300.00
SCU Orientation & Excursion *   $600.00 $600.00
Billable subtotal:  $13,200.00 $17,500.00
Airfare   $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Ground Transportation to Program Site   $50.00 $50.00
Visa/Residence Fees   $450.00 $450.00
Meals   $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Educational Excursion   $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Housing Deposit (refundable)   $620.00 $620.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $5,620.00 $5,620.00
Total: $18,820.00 $23,120.00

All costs are estimates and subject to the forces of both inflation and the world money market. Many expenses are variable and represent an average anticipated cost. Students are responsible for keeping up-to-date on the value of the U.S. dollar and the currency in the host country.

UMass Amherst Bursar's bill includes: Tuition, mandatory fees, Australian insurance (OSHC) & Housing (accommodations)), Orientation and optional choice for SCU Study Abroad 1, 3, & 5-day Excursions. Note: The Outback Excursion will include an additional fee for students to cover RT airfare.

Not included in Program Fee:  RT Airfare; Meals; internet service (estimate: US40/month), SCU gym membership, personal & misc expenses (laundry, books, local travel, etc), Passport; Visa

Additional Services Available from SCU: Airport pick-up: AUD $45 from Brisbane to Lismore, one-way.


* Billable item