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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Fall Budget Sheet for University of Haifa (BHF).

Fall Budget Sheet for University of Haifa (BHF)
Fall Budget Sheet for University of Haifa (BHF)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $0.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $0.00
Lodging (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $2,475.00
Billable subtotal:  $2,475.00
Personal Expenses   $3,000.00
Visa Fee   $52.00
Potential Travel to Consulate for Visa***   $0.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,500.00
Round Trip Flight from Home to Gateway City***   $0.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $4,552.00
Total: $7,027.00
This cost estimate was updated on May 22, 2015 for the Fall 2015 semester. These costs are approximations and subject to change.

Lodging includes summer Ulpan ($450/month) and semester ($1,575) lodging costs. Semester lodging costs are based on a single apartment.

Personal expenses include food, entertainment, transportation, telephone and other expenses. The amount you spend on daily necessities can vary widely, according to individual preferences and lifestyles.  The University of Haifa recommends budgeting $400–$600 per month for these items.

The flight expense listed above is the estimated cost of a round-trip group flight from the gateway city of New York to Tel Aviv. However, you may depart from the city of your choice.

***Students may need to travel to a consulate to apply for and/or pick up a visa. Additionally, students living outside of the New York 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.

Students are required to pay an application fee of $80 for this program.  Penn Abroad will credit the application fee to the student's Penn Student Account upon successful completion of the program.

Exchange Rate: $1 USD = $3.86 New Israeli Shekel (NIS) on May 22, 2015

Visit this link for more information on how Penn Abroad prepares program budget sheets.

* Billable item