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The following listing represents the Year Budget Sheet for Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (BPO).
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Year Budget Sheet for Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (BPO)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $39,088.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $3,646.00
Billable subtotal:  $42,734.00
Lodging   $9,473.00
Meals   $6,000.00
Personal Expenses   $6,300.00
Local Transportation   $390.00
Mandatory Health Insurance   $288.00
Visa Fee   $212.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,200.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $23,863.00
Total: $66,597.00
Notes:

This cost estimate was updated on May 25, 2012  for the 2012/13 Academic Year. These costs are subject to change.

Exchange rate: $1.00 (USD) = 0..76 Euros (May 1, 2012)

Expenses were calculated on based on a 9 month academic year (September- May).

*Lodging:  800 Euros/month

*Food:  600 Euros/month

*Personal expenses:  $700/month.  Personal expenses will vary greatly depending on individual spending habits.  

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*Local Transportation:  70 Euros/Month

Visa fees include: Approximate cost for both Campus France registration and visa application ($140) and carte de sejour fees (55 Euros fee in France).  Visa fees are subject to change; individuals should consult consulate websites.

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

***Students living outside New York may need to arrange for a connecting flight to a gateway city at an additional variable cost, to be calculated individually by the student.

* Billable item
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