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The following listing represents the Academic Year Budget Sheet for USAC China: Chinese Language and Culture Studies in Chengdu.

Academic Year Budget Sheet for USAC China: Chinese Language and Culture Studies in Chengdu

Budget Item Current Student
Gustavus Tuition *   $43,590.00
Gustavus Activity Fee *   $190.00
Program Fee after Gustavus Contribution *   $0.00
Billable through Gustavus student account subtotal:  $43,780.00
Round-trip Airfare/Transportation (estimate)   $2,000.00
Additional Housing Expenses (estimate)   $535.00
Additional Meals (estimate)   $1,500.00
Local Transportation at Site (estimate)   $150.00
Books/Educational Materials (estimate)   $225.00
Visa/Residence Permit Expenses (estimate)   $305.00
Additional Personal Expenses (estimate)   $2,650.00
Estimated out-of-pocket expenses subtotal:  $7,365.00
Total: $51,145.00
Notes:
  • These figures are an estimate for the 2017-18 academic year and are subject to change.  Billable expenses will appear on your Gustavus account; non-billable expenses will be your responsibility to pay out-of-pocket.
  • All semester students pay their Gustavus semester tuition.
  • When comparing to campus costs, keep in mind that the total billable costs for on-campus study are: Academic Year: $53,950, Fall Semester: $27,320, Spring Semester: $26,630. Any personal expenses and transportation costs would be in addition to these billable amounts (and are very individual).
  • If you do not already have a passport, please budget approximately $150 to apply for a passport.
  • You may need immunizations in order to travel to your program sites. Immunization costs vary by health care provider and insurance coverage. Please consult your healthcare provider for more information.
  • For elective supplemental course or housing fees (e.g. taking an extra course or choosing a more expensive housing option), please refer to the program provider website.
* Billable item