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The ISA is a stipend intended to cover a percentage of a program's set and standarized budget. It will not cover all expenses related to a student's experience abroad. Even after careful planning and budgeting, unexpected costs may arise. All students – even students with 100% need – should plan to contribute at least some of their own money toward program and related expenses.

The standardized budgets outlined below are based on information provided directly by programs (e.g. tuition, program-provided housing and meal plans) and averages for U.S. citizen students (e.g. airfare, visa fees). For more information on how program budgets are created, please refer to About BudgetsBudgets for approved internships are created individually by the Office of Career Strategy.

Budgets for students who are not U.S. citizens will include an additional $100 toward visa expenses.

Date: Program budgets are updated annually in early spring. The budgets below are for the Summer 2020 Cycle. 

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Program Name Tuition Books Airfare Room Board Local Transportation Health (if applicable) Visa Fee (if applicable) Total Program Budgetsort descending
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Modern Greek Language Summer Program - 4 weeks $450 $75 $1,100 $900 $560 $50 $3,135
Institute for Balkan Studies: International Summer School for Greek Language, History & Culture - 4 weeks $2,500 $1,100 $120 $3,720
Ashoka University Summer Program - 6 weeks $3,200 $1,200 $150 $100 $4,650
Oslo International Summer School - 6 weeks $3,810 $100 $900 $180 $4,990
IFSA in Mexico: Medical Spanish and Public Health in the Yucatan Summer - 5 weeks $3,475 $25 $500 $900 $100 $80 $5,080
Arcadia in Cuba: University of Havana Summer - 4 weeks $3,750 $400 $1,000 $280 $60 $95 $5,585
Freie Universitat Berlin Summer Program, Term III Intensive German Language (4 weeks): Track C - 4 weeks $3,400 $1,000 $800 $560 $75 $5,835
College Year in Athens: 1 Session - 4 weeks $4,290 $1,000 $560 $75 $5,925
Kathmandu University: Buddhist Studies at Ranjung Yeshe Institute Summer - 8 weeks $3,525 $50 $1,400 $250 $300 $50 $300 $100 $5,975
American Institute of Indian Studies AISS - New Delhi (Multiple Locations) - 8 weeks $3,000 $50 $1,200 $780 $885 $50 $40 $6,005
Qasid Institute Summer Program - 8 weeks $2,745 $1,100 $1,200 $865 $150 $85 $6,145
Ewha Language Center: Korean Language Program, Summer Intensive - 10 weeks $1,600 $120 $1,300 $1,500 $1,275 $410 $6,205
Yonsei Korean Language Institute Summer - 10 weeks $1,626 $100 $1,300 $1,500 $1,326 $425 $6,277
School for Field Studies Summer in Costa Rica: Session I - 4 weeks $4,240 $60 $500 $1,450 $29 $6,279
School for Field Studies Summer in Costa Rica: Session II - 4 weeks $4,240 $60 $500 $1,450 $29 $6,279
Seoul National University: Language Education Institute Summer Program - 10 weeks $1,610 $145 $1,300 $1,500 $1,330 $425 $6,310
Sogang University: Korean Language Education Center Summer Program - 12 weeks $1,570 $110 $1,300 $1,500 $1,525 $500 $6,505
IFSA in Argentina: Advanced Language and Culture in Buenos Aires Summer - 6 weeks $4,125 $10 $1,100 $1,000 $350 $200 $6,785
International Security and Intelligence Programme, University of Cambridge - 4 weeks $3,250 $900 $2,600 $200 $75 $7,025
Advanced Studies in England Summer School - 5 weeks $5,500 $100 $900 $525 $7,025
School for Field Studies Summer in Panama - 4 weeks $4,500 $230 $700 $1,450 $165 $7,045
National University of Singapore FASStrack Asia: The Summer School - 5 weeks $4,450 $1,200 $750 $525 $150 $7,075
Washington University: France for the Pre-Med Summer - 5 weeks $6,000 $1,000 $125 $7,125
CIEE in Amsterdam: Summer Contemporary Netherlands Studies: 1 Session - 4 weeks $4,158 $50 $1,000 $925 $700 $140 $167 $7,140
Bogazici University: Turkish Language & Culture Program Summer - 7 weeks $4,200 $1,200 $850 $750 $150 $50 $7,200
School for Field Studies Summer in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Session I - 4 weeks $4,850 $400 $600 $1,500 $7,350
School for Field Studies Summer in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Session II - 4 weeks $4,850 $400 $600 $1,500 $7,350
Aquincum Institute of Technology (AIT) in Budapest Summer - 5 weeks $4,500 $70 $1,000 $885 $750 $56 $95 $70 $7,426
DIS Copenhagen: Summer Session 3 (4 weeks) - 4 weeks $4,325 $60 $900 $1,850 $600 $7,735
University of Sydney: Short Term Summer Program: Session B - 5 weeks $4,350 $120 $1,100 $1,350 $700 $175 $7,795
DIS Stockholm: Summer Session 3 (4 weeks) - 4 weeks $4,325 $60 $1,000 $1,850 $600 $7,835
IFSA Summer in Jerusalem: Diversity & Coexistence - 4 weeks $4,775 $30 $1,100 $1,200 $630 $120 $7,855
School for Field Studies Summer in Australia: Session II - 4 weeks $4,325 $2,000 $1,650 $55 $8,030
British American Drama Academy (BADA): Midsummer in Oxford Program - 4 weeks $4,000 $900 $2,990 $180 $8,070
Virginia Commonwealth University: Barbados: Atlantic History & Culture - 4 weeks $6,566 $50 $700 $600 $180 $8,096
Freie Universitat Berlin Summer Program, Term II (6 weeks) - 6 weeks $5,050 $1,000 $1,150 $840 $100 $8,140
University of Sydney: Short Term Summer Program: Session A - 6 weeks $4,350 $120 $1,100 $1,650 $840 $200 $8,260
Princeton in Ishikawa Summer Program - 8 weeks $5,950 $1,300 $720 $335 $8,305
APA Summer in Senegal - 6 weeks $5,600 $1,300 $200 $1,220 $8,320
Bard Berlin Summer Theater Intensive - 4 weeks $7,150 $40 $1,000 $200 $8,390
Bard Berlin Summer Studio - 4 weeks $7,150 $60 $1,000 $200 $8,410
School for Field Studies Summer in Kenya: Primates of the African Savanna - 4 weeks $4,975 $1,200 $2,155 $150 $8,480
IFSA in India: Summer in Pune - 7 weeks $5,250 $1,500 $1,000 $320 $300 $265 $8,635
Summer Institute of Hispanic Studies (SIHS) - 5 weeks $7,675 $100 $1,000 $60 $8,835
School for Field Studies Summer in Kenya & Tanzania: Fundamentals of Wildlife Management - 4 weeks $5,090 $1,200 $2,395 $200 $8,885
Princeton in Beijing Summer Program - 9 weeks $6,360 $50 $1,300 $844 $118 $230 $8,902
Hokkaido International Foundation: Japanese Language and Japanese Culture Summer Program - 9 weeks $6,080 $60 $1,300 $350 $1,117 $8,907
Budapest Semester in Mathematics Summer Program - 8 weeks $5,245 $150 $1,000 $1,525 $900 $110 $8,930
IES Abroad in Madrid Summer - 6 weeks $5,545 $140 $1,000 $1,570 $630 $40 $135 $9,060
Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies Summer - 9 weeks $5,500 $60 $1,300 $1,370 $370 $545 $9,145
National University of Singapore FASStrack Asia: The Summer School (2 Modules) $6,550 $1,200 $750 $525 $150 $9,175
School for Field Studies Summer in Australia & New Zealand: Session I - 4 weeks $4,650 $2,200 $2,300 $55 $9,205
IES Abroad in Dublin: Summer Program: Irish Studies - 6 weeks $5,109 $120 $900 $1,715 $1,020 $250 $135 $9,249
Harvard Summer Program in Olympia & Nafplio, Greece - 5 weeks $7,500 $100 $1,000 $500 $160 $9,260
Studio Arts College International (SACI): Summer II in Florence (4 weeks) - 4 weeks $5,775 $150 $1,200 $1,750 $450 $9,325
Studio Arts College International (SACI): Summer in Venice - 4 weeks $5,775 $150 $1,200 $1,750 $450 $9,325
School for Field Studies Summer in Bhutan: Session l - 4 weeks $4,465 $2,600 $1,985 $300 $9,350
School for Field Studies Summer in Bhutan: Session ll - 4 weeks $4,465 $2,600 $1,985 $300 $9,350
CIEE in Santiago, DR: Community Public Health Summer - 8 weeks $8,350 $100 $700 $150 $167 $50 $9,517
Institute for American Universities (IAU): Aix-en-Provence France - Summer Session A - 6 weeks $8,285 $900 $350 $9,535
Exeter College Summer Programme, University of Oxford - 6 weeks $5,000 $900 $3,450 $250 $9,600
International Chinese Language Program (ICLP) Summer - 11 weeks $4,950 $60 $1,300 $1,844 $1,014 $230 $250 $9,648
ACC Intensive Chinese Language and Culture Summer Program in Beijing - 8 weeks $6,950 $95 $1,300 $915 $160 $230 $9,650
University of Florida in Rio de Janeiro Summer - 6 weeks $7,578 $190 $1,000 $615 $110 $180 $9,673
Studio Arts College International (SACI): Summer I in Florence (5 weeks) - 5 weeks $5,775 $150 $1,200 $2,050 $500 $9,675
IES Abroad in Arles Summer - 6 weeks $6,065 $120 $900 $2,315 $300 $135 $9,835
CIEE in Alicante: Summer Intensive Spanish Language - 8 weeks $6,243 $200 $1,000 $1,940 $300 $167 $9,850
IES Abroad in Quito & Galapagos Islands: Environmental Studies (Summer) - 6 weeks $6,325 $270 $700 $2,020 $120 $135 $300 $9,870
CET in China: Intensive Chinese Language in Harbin Summer - 8 weeks $7,490 $60 $1,300 $827 $158 $50 $9,885
CET in China: Intensive Chinese Language in Beijing Summer - 8 weeks $7,490 $60 $1,300 $901 $142 $9,893
The Sun Academy Summer Program for Yale Students - 8 weeks $7,250 $60 $1,300 $91 $500 $785 $9,986
IES Abroad in Vienna: Music History & Performance Summer - 6 weeks $5,745 $140 $1,000 $1,920 $970 $100 $135 $10,010
Harvard Summer Program in Beijing: Harvard Beijing Academy - 10 weeks $7,325 $60 $1,300 $958 $166 $230 $10,039
School for Field Studies Summer in Tanzania: Session ll: Carnivores of the African Plains - 4 weeks $5,090 $1,700 $2,395 $720 $150 $10,055
UVA in Shanghai Intensive Chinese Language Summer Program - 8 weeks $7,275 $100 $1,300 $1,135 $215 $30 $10,055
SIT Panama: Marine Ecology & Blue Carbon Conservation in the Pacific & Caribbean Summer Program - 6 weeks $7,350 $120 $700 $1,915 $10,085
SIT Colombia: Building a Culture of Peace (Summer) - 6 weeks $7,336 $160 $700 $1,902 $10,098
CET in China: Intensive Chinese Languagein Kunming Summer - 8 weeks $7,490 $60 $1,300 $1,089 $158 $50 $10,147
CET in Jordan: Intensive Arabic Language in Amman Summer - 8 weeks $6,290 $1,100 $2,000 $800 $10,190
CIEE in Buenos Aires: Summer Intensive Spanish Language - 8 weeks $6,123 $40 $1,100 $2,060 $560 $50 $167 $100 $10,200
Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies Summer - 9 weeks $6,045 $75 $1,300 $1,514 $887 $156 $230 $10,207
Bryn Mawr: Institut d'études françaises d'Avignon Summer - 6 weeks $7,000 $100 $900 $1,900 $225 $100 $10,225
Exeter College Summer Programme PLUS Individual Research Tutorial (IRT), University of Oxford - 6 weeks $6,000 $900 $3,450 $250 $10,600
Pembroke-King's Summer Programme, University of Cambridge - 6 weeks $5,700 $55 $900 $3,200 $710 $45 $10,610
CIEE in Buenos Aires: Community Public Health Summer - 8 weeks $8,350 $100 $1,100 $660 $150 $167 $100 $10,627
Duke Study in China: Summer Program - 9 weeks $8,293 $75 $1,300 $858 $152 $230 $10,908
School for Field Studies Summer in Costa Rica: Session I AND Session 2 - 8 weeks $7,480 $120 $500 $2,900 $29 $11,029
Summer Institute of Hispanic Studies (SIHS) + Internship - 9 weeks $9,925 $100 $1,000 $60 $11,085
SIT South Africa: Education & Social Change Summer Program - 6 weeks $7,685 $160 $1,500 $1,490 $300 $11,135
CET in Vietnam: Development Studies Summer - 8 weeks $6,490 $1,100 $1,500 $600 $1,530 $11,220
CUPA Summer - 6 weeks $9,600 $280 $900 $450 $11,230
CET in Japan: Intensive Japanese Language in Osaka Summer - 8 weeks $6,690 $60 $1,300 $2,500 $700 $11,250
SIT Tanzania: Climate Change and Sustainability, Mount Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar Summer Program - 6 weeks $7,636 $120 $1,700 $1,553 $300 $100 $11,409
BU Study Abroad in Padua: Italian and European Studies Program, Intermediate or Advanced Level Summer - 6 weeks $9,205 $150 $1,200 $800 $130 $11,485
SIT Jordan: Engineering and Design for Sustainable Environments (Summer) - 7 weeks $7,765 $360 $1,100 $2,329 $60 $11,614
SIT China: Community Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine Summer [Kunming] - 6 weeks $7,965 $120 $1,300 $2,126 $140 $11,651
YSS in Arusha: Advanced Kiswahili - 8 weeks $8,950 $50 $1,700 $675 $350 $11,725
SIT Iceland: Renewable Energy, Technology, and Resource Economics Summer Program - 6 weeks $8,234 $160 $800 $2,613 $11,807
SIT Jordan: Intensive Arabic Language Studies (Summer) - 7 weeks $7,917 $360 $1,100 $2,375 $60 $11,812
SIT Uganda & Rwanda: Peace & Conflict Studies in the Lake Victoria Basin Summer Program - 6 weeks $7,710 $120 $1,400 $1,568 $975 $50 $11,823
YSS in Arusha: Intermediate Kiswahili I & II - 8 weeks $9,150 $50 $1,700 $675 $350 $11,925
College Year in Athens: 2 Sessions - 8 weeks $9,765 $1,000 $1,120 $150 $12,035
SIT Switzerland: Food Security and Nutrition Summer Program - 6 weeks $8,234 $120 $1,100 $2,613 $12,067
SIT Switzerland: International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy Summer Program - 6 weeks $8,234 $120 $1,100 $2,613 $12,067
Pembroke-King's Summer Programme + Independent Supervision, University of Cambridge - 6 weeks $7,200 $55 $900 $3,200 $710 $45 $12,110
DIS Copenhagen: Summer Session 4: Architecture & Design (7 Weeks) - 7 weeks $7,150 $60 $900 $3,000 $1,050 $12,160
YSS in Valencia: Language, Culture, and Society of Spain - 5 weeks $9,450 $200 $1,000 $1,500 $70 $12,220
YSS in Quito: Advanced Spanish Language and Andean Culture - 5 weeks $9,950 $120 $700 $900 $42 $100 $415 $12,227
CIEE in Amsterdam: Summer Comtemporary Netherlands Studies: 2 Sessions - 8 weeks $7,433 $100 $1,000 $1,850 $1,400 $280 $167 $12,230
London School of Economics & Political Science: Summer School, Economics/International Relations (6 week option - ISA eligible) - 6 weeks $5,550 $60 $900 $4,550 $900 $280 $12,240
Colombia University: Summer in Venice - 6 weeks $8,205 $160 $1,200 $1,482 $1,200 $40 $12,287
Middlebury School of the Environment - 6 weeks $10,025 $250 $1,300 $350 $375 $12,300
YSS in Prague: Cinematic Storytelling in Prague - 5 weeks $9,610 $120 $1,100 $700 $619 $70 $190 $12,409
YSS in Ifrane & Rabat: Society and Politics of North Africa - 5 weeks $9,650 $50 $1,500 $950 $30 $415 $12,595
School for Field Studies Summer in the Turks and Caicos Islands: Session I AND Session 2 - 8 weeks $8,700 $400 $600 $3,000 $12,700
YSS in Auvillar: Personal Geography - 4 weeks $9,650 $200 $900 $1,400 $300 $275 $12,725
YSS in Rome: Rome - 5 weeks $9,450 $150 $900 $1,600 $624 $75 $12,799
YSS in Changsha: Global Health in Comparative Context - 6 weeks $9,930 $75 $1,300 $400 $579 $35 $415 $140 $12,874
YSS in Paris: Intermediate and Advanced French I & II - 8 weeks $9,650 $200 $900 $1,700 $283 $145 $12,878
YSS in Bilbao: Intermediate Spanish I & II + Culture - 8 weeks $9,950 $300 $1,100 $1,500 $70 $12,920
Freie Universitat Berlin Summer Program: Term II (6 weeks) + Term III Intensive German Language (4 weeks): Track C - 10 weeks $8,420 $1,000 $1,950 $1,400 $175 $12,945
YSS in Quito: Intermediate Spanish I & II + Culture - 8 weeks $10,350 $300 $700 $1,115 $42 $100 $415 $13,022
YSS in Paris: Age of Cathedrals - 5 weeks $9,450 $200 $900 $1,700 $637 $190 $13,077
YSS in Paris: Private Law and Contract Enforcement in the United States and France - 5 weeks $9,450 $200 $900 $1,700 $637 $190 $13,077
YSS in Paris: Belle …poque France - 5 weeks $9,450 $200 $900 $1,700 $637 $190 $13,077
YSS in Dubrovnik: History & Culture of Southeastern Europe - 5 weeks $9,450 $100 $1,100 $2,100 $113 $40 $190 $13,093
YSS in Paris: France Between Past and Present - 5 weeks $9,550 $200 $900 $2,000 $353 $190 $13,193
YSS in Paris: France On Screen and Off - 5 weeks $9,550 $200 $900 $2,000 $353 $190 $13,193
YSS in Tokyo: Humanities in Tokyo - 5 weeks $9,800 $200 $1,300 $1,650 $214 $75 $13,239
Columbia University: French Studies Program in Paris at Reid Hall, Advanced Track Summer - 7 weeks $8,685 $130 $900 $2,208 $1,200 $175 $13,298
Columbia University: French Studies Program in Paris at Reid Hall, Intermediate Track Summer - 7 weeks $8,685 $130 $900 $2,208 $1,200 $175 $13,298
YSS in Prague: In Kafka's Spirit: Prague Film and Fiction - 5 weeks $10,350 $120 $1,100 $1,400 $300 $190 $13,460
YSS in Rabat: Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I & II - 8 weeks $9,850 $70 $1,500 $1,600 $72 $180 $415 $13,687
YSS in St. Petersburg: Fourth-Year Russian I + Culture - 8 weeks $10,150 $200 $1,100 $1,560 $131 $190 $360 $13,691
YSS in Rabat: Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I & II - 8 weeks $10,050 $70 $1,500 $1,600 $72 $180 $415 $13,887
YSS in Jena & Berlin: Intermediate German I & II - 8 weeks $9,850 $200 $1,000 $2,800 $181 $60 $14,091
School for Field Studies Summer in Australia & New Zealand: Session I AND Session II - 8 weeks $7,975 $2,200 $3,950 $55 $14,180
YSS in St. Petersburg: Second-Year Russian I & II + Culture - 8 weeks $10,650 $200 $1,100 $1,560 $131 $190 $360 $14,191
YSS in St. Petersburg: Third-Year Russian I & II + Culture - 8 weeks $10,650 $200 $1,100 $1,560 $131 $190 $360 $14,191
YSS in Paraty & Rio: Elementary Portuguese for Romance Lang. Speakers I & II + Culture - 8 weeks $9,900 $200 $1,000 $2,200 $163 $150 $675 $14,288
YSS in Johannesburg & Mbabane: Visual Approaches to Global Health - 6 weeks $10,300 $1,300 $1,800 $119 $165 $675 $14,359
YSS in Siena: Elementary Italian I & II + Culture - 8 weeks $10,150 $200 $1,200 $2,790 $254 $100 $14,694
YSS in Siena: Intermediate Italian I & II + Culture - 8 weeks $10,150 $200 $1,200 $2,790 $254 $100 $14,694
School for Field Studies Summer in Bhutan: Session l AND Session ll - 8 weeks $7,930 $2,600 $3,970 $300 $14,800
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA): Shakespeare Summer Program - 8 Weeks only eligible for credit - 8 weeks $7,850 $900 $4,995 $1,090 $360 $15,195
School for Field Studies Summer: Kenya & Tanzania: Fundamentals of Wildlife Management + Kenya: Primates of the African Savanna (8 weeks) - 8 weeks $9,065 $1,700 $4,550 $1,140 $150 $16,605
Studio Arts College International (SACI): Full Summer Program Florence + Venice (10 weeks) - 10 weeks $10,550 $150 $1,200 $3,800 $950 $16,650
Studio Arts College International (SACI): Full Summer Program in Florence (10 weeks) - 10 weeks $10,550 $150 $1,200 $3,800 $950 $16,650
School for Field Studies Summer: Kenya & Tanzania: Fundamentals of Wildlife Management + Tanzania: Carnivores of the African Plains (8 weeks) - 8 weeks $9,180 $1,700 $4,790 $1,140 $150 $16,960
Sea Semester: Protecting the Phoenix Islands Summer Program - 8 weeks $15,700 $4,800 $20,500