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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Ecuador.

Spring Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Ecuador
Spring Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Ecuador
Budget Item Program Participation Costs Consecutive sessions Exchange (I)
GeoBlue Insurance *   $104.40 $156.60 $208.80
StudioAbroad Fee *   $30.00 $30.00 $30.00
Spanish Program fee (room, board, some field trips, facilities, services) *   $3,286.00 $4,773.00 $6,260.00
Billable subtotal:  $3,420.40 $4,959.60 $6,498.80
Books and Supplies   $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
International Airfare   $1,300.00 $1,300.00 $1,300.00
Local transportation (to/from class or internship site)   $150.00 $200.00 $250.00
Passport and Photos (if you don't already have one)   $148.00 $148.00 $148.00
Exit Tax   $40.80 $40.80 $40.80
Non-billable subtotal:  $1,788.80 $1,838.80 $1,888.80
Total: $5,209.20 $6,798.40 $8,387.60

Program dates:
8 weeks: Program Participation Costs
12 weeks: Consecutive Sessions
16 weeks: Exchnage (I)

A non-refundable deposit of $400 is required by TBD (3 weeks after the application deadline) to be paid through students' eServices accounts or at the MSU Cashier's Office on the main level of the Wigley Administration Building (down the hall from Wells Fargo).

The budget* above is an estimate and does not include:
-- University tuition and fees which will be charged at the appropriate rate to your University account
--  Individual spending money (movies, souvenirs, personal travel, etc.)

The costs listed here are estimates based on the best available information provided by the host institution. Your final cost may differ based on fluctuations in currency exchange rates, unforeseen occurances and individual spending habits.  

Estudio Sampere Program Fee includes: Overnight hotel in Quito, airport reception service to/from Quito airport/hotel, flight from Quito to Cuenca (one-way), full board (meals), single room, academic excursions, transportation from the Cuenca airport upon arrival to host family, services and facilities of the host educational institution.  It is the policy of our Spanish Study Abroad programs that participants reside in native homes. These are fine middle-class homes that are selected and supervised by the host institutions. Apartments, hotels, hostels, etc. are not options.

Updated: 11/27/2017 AM
* Billable item