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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Fall Budget Sheet for Penn Semester in Lyon (BLL).

Fall Budget Sheet for Penn Semester in Lyon (BLL)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $23,708.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $2,376.00
Lodging and Two Meals Daily (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $2,740.00
Mandatory Health Insurance (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $250.00
Billable subtotal:  $29,074.00
Meals   $1,200.00
Personal Expenses   $1,600.00
Local Transportation   $260.00
Books and Supplies   $200.00
Visa Fee   $236.00
Potential Travel to Consulate for Visa***   $0.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,200.00
Round Trip Flight from Home to Gateway City***   $0.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $4,696.00
Total: $33,770.00

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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* Billable item