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