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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for Bologna Consortial Studies Program (BBO).
 

Spring Budget Sheet for Bologna Consortial Studies Program (BBO)
Spring Budget Sheet for Bologna Consortial Studies Program (BBO)
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
Billable subtotal:  $26,084.00
Lodging   $4,000.00
Meals   $2,020.00
Personal Expenses   $2,700.00
Local Transportation   $282.00
Mandatory Health Insurance   $60.00
Visa Fee and Required On-Site Documentation   $290.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,200.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $10,552.00
Total: $36,636.00
Notes:

Cost Estimate Preparation: This cost estimate was prepared on October 31, 2017 for the Spring 2018 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change.

Exchange Rate: USD $1 = 0.86 EUR (10/31/17)

Lodging: This estimate is based on an average rent of 440 EUR/month for private accommodation.  Lodging deposit usually consists of one month's rent plus a security deposit equal to one month's rent.

Meals: This estimate is for supplemental meals throughout the semester.

Personal Expenses: 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: Airport to semester accommodation/bus pass.

Books and Supplies: N/A

Additional Program Information: Students are required to pay both a visa processing fee (approx. 50 EUR) through the appropriate Italian Consulate before departure and a fee (approx. 200 EUR) for the Permesso di Soggiorno (Residency Permit) once in Italy. Students are required to purchase Italian health insurance upon arrival in Italy (49 EUR).

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

* Billable item