2018 Program Fee has not yet been determined. Please check back in mid-October.
The program fee includes all tuition and instructional expenses for 8-10 UMass Amherst credits, accommodations, breakfasts and dinners Sunday through Thursday. Weekly excursions are subsidized by the program. The program fee does not include international airfare, personal expenses including lunches, medical expenses and excursion expenses beyond the subsidy.
A $1000 deposit applicable to the total program cost is due at the time of application. Your application will not be considered until the deposit has been paid. Your deposit is refundable ONLY if the program is canceled or your application is not accepted. Payment will be done through a QuikPay link in your online application.
For UMass students, IPO will put the balance of the program fee on the summer term bursar bill 8 weeks before the start of the program. Non-UMass students must pay through a QuikPay link in their application on or before May 4, 2018 (8 weeks before the program starts).