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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Academic Year Budget Sheet for Universiti Sains Malaysia/USM.

Academic Year Budget Sheet for Universiti Sains Malaysia/USM
Academic Year Budget Sheet for Universiti Sains Malaysia/USM
Budget Item Current Student
Gustavus Tuition *   $55,445.00
Student Government Fee *   $200.00
Program Fee after Gustavus Contribution *   $11,805.00
Billable through Gustavus student account subtotal:  $67,450.00
Round-trip Airfare/Transportation (estimate)   $1,750.00
Additional Meals (estimate)   $500.00
Local Transportation at Site (estimate)   $500.00
Books/Educational Materials (estimate)   $400.00
Visa/Residence Permit Expenses (estimate)   $500.00
Additional Personal Expenses (estimate)   $1,300.00
Estimated out-of-pocket expenses subtotal:  $4,950.00
Total: $72,400.00
  • These figures are an estimate for the 2024-25 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: $67,250, Fall Semester: $33,825, Spring Semester: $33,625. 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