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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for University of Western Australia (BWA).

Spring Budget Sheet for University of Western Australia (BWA)
Spring Budget Sheet for University of Western Australia (BWA)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $20,297.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $1,886.00
Billable subtotal:  $22,183.00
Lodging Deposit   $610.00
Lodging and Meals   $7,200.00
Personal Expenses   $1,300.00
Local Transportation   $480.00
Books and Supplies   $350.00
Mandatory Health Insurance   $290.00
Visa Fee   $585.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,600.00
Round Trip Flight from Home to Gateway City***   $0.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $12,415.00
Total: $34,598.00
This cost estimate was prepared November 12, 2013 for the Spring 2014 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change.

Lodging & Meals: The estimated cost for lodging and meals reflected above refers to on-campus residential college. Please note that there are several residential colleges and the exact cost will vary. Students should check with the individual residential college to find out what is/is not included in the fees. Information about fees for the various colleges can be found here. Lodging deposit is refundable.

Costs associated with off-campus options are listed below.

Off-Campus (average cost of sharing an apartment with two other people)
Rent + Utilities - $3,750
Deposit  - $750
Meals - $1,600

Personal expenses include normal spending for cultural activities and essential daily needs.

The flight expense listed above is the estimated cost of a round-trip ticket from the gateway city of Los Angeles to Perth. However, you may depart from the city of your choice.

***Students living outside of the Los Angeles 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: $1 USD = $1.07 Australian Dollars on November 12, 2013

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* Billable item