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The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (BPO).
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Spring Budget Sheet for Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (BPO)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $22,778.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $2,113.00
Billable subtotal:  $24,891.00
Lodging   $3,650.00
Meals   $1,700.00
Personal Expenses   $1,000.00
Local Transportation   $375.00
Books and Supplies   $225.00
Mandatory Health Insurance   $250.00
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:  $8,661.00
Total: $33,552.00
Notes:
This cost estimate was created on October 10, 2016 for the spring 2017 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change. 

Lodging estimate is based on an average rent of 650 EUR/month for private accommodation.

Mandatory Health, Housing, and Liability Insurances:  Students studying in France are required to purchase the French national insurance.

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

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= 0.89 Euro (EUR) (as of October 2016)

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