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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for UMass: Australia: Brisbane: Univ. of Queensland St Lucia.

Spring Budget Sheet for UMass: Australia: Brisbane: Univ. of Queensland St Lucia
Budget Item In-State UMass Amherst Out-of-State UMass Amherst
Program Fee *   $9,200.00 $12,500.00
Education Abroad Fee *   $850.00 $850.00
Education Abroad Application Fee *   $50.00 $50.00
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Insurance *   $275.00 $275.00
Billable subtotal:  $10,375.00 $13,675.00
Airfare   $2,200.00 $2,200.00
Visa/Residence Fees   $450.00 $450.00
Housing   $5,200.00 $5,200.00
Meals   $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Educational Excursion   $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $10,350.00 $10,350.00
Total: $20,725.00 $24,025.00

NOTE: UQ EXCHANGE SCHOLARSHIPS: 4 available for Spring 2018. $1300. Scholarship recipients will be determined based on the following criteria: GPA, Financial need, length of study abroad program (semester vs. year), completion of Signature Documents in UMass Abroad application. Please contact the Australia Study Abroad Advisor for further details.

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-do-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), Orientation, Airport Pickup.

Not included: Round-trip airfare; Visa; Room, Meals; internet service, gym membership, personal & misc expenses (laundry, books, local travel, etc.)

Accommodations. Estimates are based on costs for single room in 6-bedroom house through Semester in Australia - services for study abroad students.
On-campus can be USA $4100 - $9,000+ (includes single room & full meals). Off-campus, shared housing can be substantially less ($5000-$6000). Self-catered (no meal plan)

Personal & Educational Excursion expenses vary widely: $1500 - $3000+

For more information and advice on budgets from University of Queensland, check their "Expense Guide"

* Billable item