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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Year Budget Sheet for Penn Semester in Lyon (BLL).

Year Budget Sheet for Penn Semester in Lyon (BLL)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $42,176.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $3,916.00
Lodging and Meals (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $7,353.00
Mandatory Health Insurance (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $303.00
Billable subtotal:  $53,748.00
Meals   $2,400.00
Personal Expenses   $3,200.00
Local Transportation   $500.00
Books and Supplies   $500.00
Visa Fee   $165.00
Potential Travel to Consulate for Visa***   $0.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,300.00
Round Trip Flight from Home to Gateway City***   $0.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $8,065.00
Total: $61,813.00
This cost estimate was prepared on June 10, 2014  for the academic year 2014/15 semester. These costs are subject to change.

Exchange rate: $1.00 (USD) = 0.73 Euros (April 01, 2014)

Lodging and Meals: Homestay which includes two meals per day (600 euros/month for 9 months)

Mandatory French Health Insurance and Responsibilite Civile:  Estimated cost 207 euros and approximately 16 euros for a total of 223 euros.
Though students may be covered by the French national insurance, all students must also maintain their US coverage.

Visa fees include: Approximate cost for both Campus France registration ($100) and French visa application ($65).  Visa fees are subject to change; individuals should consult consulate websites for up-to-date fees and visa instructions.

Personal expenses include normal spending for cultural entertainment and essential daily needs and will vary depending on the individual's spending habits.

**The flight expense listed above is the estimated cost of a round trip ticket from the gateway city of New York to Lyon.

*** 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.

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* Billable item