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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for UMass: Italy: Forli: SSLMIT at Univ. of Bologna.

Spring Budget Sheet for UMass: Italy: Forli: SSLMIT at Univ. of Bologna
Budget Item In-State UMass Amherst Out-of-State UMass Amherst
Tuition & Fees *   $8,200.00 $12,500.00
Education Abroad Fee *   $850.00 $850.00
Billable subtotal:  $9,050.00 $13,350.00
Airfare   $1,200.00 $1,200.00
Ground Transportation to Program Site   $50.00 $50.00
Visa/Residence Fees   $120.00 $120.00
Health & Liability Insurance   $75.00 $75.00
Housing   $1,800.00 $1,800.00
Meals   $1,400.00 $1,400.00
Books/Study Materials   $350.00 $350.00
Personal Expenses   $2,800.00 $2,800.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $7,795.00 $7,795.00
Total: $16,845.00 $21,145.00
  • The exchange rate is estimated at 1€ = $1.17 as of August 2017.  Be aware that the exchange rate is subject to change. For the most current exchange rate, visit
  • Items marked as "billable" are paid to UMass.
  • A housing deposit must be sent by bank transfer within seven days of reserving housing through Koiné Housing Association.  It is estimated at 300€ (~$340).
  • The visa residence fee includes the cost for visa processing during pre-departure and obtaining the residence permit while in-country.
  • The passport fee is only for students who are applying for a passport for the first time.
  • Costs for Travel/Excursions vary widely depending on choices of destination, accommodation, and frequency of travel. Plan to add these costs to the above budget.
* Billable item