This cost estimate was prepared on March 3, 2017 for the Fall 2017 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change.
Lodging and Meals: Cost of homestay which includes two meals per day (650 euros/month for 4 months)
Personal expenses: include normal spending for cultural activities and essential daily needs. This is an estimate and will vary based on individual spending habits.
Mandatory Health and Liability Insurance: Students studying in France are required to purchase French national insurance. Regardless of French coverage, students must still maintain their US health insurance coverage.
Visa fees include: Campus France registration ($180) and visa application fee (approximately $56). Visa fees are subject to change; individuals should consult consulate websites for application fees.
The airfare price quoted above is based upon the average cost of a round-trip ticket from the gateway city of New York City to the program site. Students may depart from the city of their choice.
***Students living outside of a gateway city area may need to arrange for a connecting flight to a gateway city. These are additional variable costs, to be calculated individually by the student.
***Additionally, students may need to travel to a consulate to apply for and/or pick up a visa. These are additional variable costs to be calculated individually by the student.
Exchange rate: $1.00 USD= 0.95 Euro (EUR) (March 2017)
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