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The following listing represents the Fall Budget Sheet for Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (BPO).
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Fall Budget Sheet for Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (BPO)
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
Billable subtotal:  $26,084.00
Lodging   $2,737.00
Meals   $1,263.00
Personal Expenses   $3,158.00
Local Transportation   $282.00
Books and Supplies   $210.00
Mandatory Health Insurance   $226.00
Mandatory Housing Insurance and Liability   $25.00
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:  $9,337.00
Total: $35,421.00
Notes:

This cost estimate was updated on March 3, 2017 for the Fall 2017 semester. These costs are subject to change.

Lodging: Costs will vary greatly depending on the type of lodging that students choose and individual spending habits.

Personal expenses: Personal expenses will vary greatly depending on individual spending habits. 

Mandatory Health and Liability Insurance:  Students studying in France are required to purchase the French national insurance.  Regardless of French coverage, students must still maintain their US health insurance coverage. 

Visa fees include: Approximate cost for both Campus France registration ($180) and visa application ($56).  Visa fees are subject to change; individuals should consult consulate websites.

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 Euros (March 2017)

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