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The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for AMIDEAST Area & Arabic Language Studies in Jordan (BQA).
 

Spring Budget Sheet for AMIDEAST Area & Arabic Language Studies in Jordan (BQA)
Spring Budget Sheet for AMIDEAST Area & Arabic Language Studies in Jordan (BQA)
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 Meals (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $3,200.00
Billable subtotal:  $29,284.00
Personal Expenses   $1,600.00
Local Transportation   $1,000.00
Books and Supplies   $100.00
Visa Fee   $200.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,300.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $4,200.00
Total: $33,484.00
Notes:
Cost Estimate Preparation: This cost estimate was prepared on November 10, 2017 for the Spring 2018 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change.

Exchange Rate: USD $1 = 3.51517 Jordanian Dinar (November 10, 2017)

Lodging: Housing deposit of $300 is only for students living in apartments and is fully refundable at conclusion of semester if apartment is clean and there has been no damage other than normal wear and tear. Housing deposits are due along with tuition and fees (not at the time of the program deposit).

Meals: This fee includes meals only for students living with host families. Students who opt to live in apartments will incur additional costs for meals.
Only students who opt to live in apartments will incur this additional expense for meals. Actual cost will vary depending on a student's eating habits.

Personal Expenses: This includes an estimated $500/semester for meals not covered by the room and board charge. This does not include money for extensive personal travel. Students who plan to travel around Jordan or internationally during the term should plan to bring additional funds. This estimate is meant to cover general expenses of college life, including additional course supplies, photocopying, toiletries, snacks, cell phone, etc. Personal expenses do not include any entertainment or vacation travel costs.

Local Transportation: N/A

Books and Supplies: N/A

Additional Program Information: AMIDEAST charges a $500 non-refundable deposit at the time that the student commits to the study abroad program.  The University of Pennsylvania pays this amount to AMIDEAST as a courtesy for Penn students.  However, Penn students who decide to withdraw after committing to the program, or does not meet relevant academic performance requirements by the end of the semester prior to studying abroad, will be billed $500 by the University of Pennsylvania to cover the non-refundable deposit. Additional withdrawal fees may apply depending on the date of withdrawal and AMIDEAST's withdrawal policy.

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