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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Fall Budget Sheet for IFSA-Butler Argentine Universities Program (BAR).

Fall Budget Sheet for IFSA-Butler Argentine Universities Program (BAR)
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) *   $3,800.00
Billable subtotal:  $29,884.00
Supplemental Midday Meals   $1,500.00
Personal Expenses   $1,160.00
Local Transportation   $400.00
Books and Supplies   $100.00
Visa Fee   $150.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,700.00
Round Trip Flight from Home to Gateway City***   $0.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $5,010.00
Total: $34,894.00
This cost estimate was prepared on April 5, 2017 for the Fall 2017 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change.

These figures are designed to assist students with financial planning but are only estimates based on past students' experiences at the current exchange rate. They do not include any entertainment or vacation travel costs.

Meals: includes two meals per day Sunday through Friday and one meal per day on Saturday.

Personal Expenses: covers general expenses of college life, including course supplies, photocopying, toiletries, snacks, personal care, etc.

Local Transportation: estimate is for transportation between housing and university. Transportation for personal or recreational purposes is not included in the above estimates.

Flight is an estimated round trip from the gateway city of Miami to Buenos Aires. However, you may depart from the city of your choice.

***Students living outside of a gateway city area 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.

Exchange Rate: USD $1.00 = 15.36 Argentine Pesos (ARS) as of April 5, 2017.

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* Billable item