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Programs : Budget Sheet

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

Summer Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Ecuador
Summer Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Ecuador
Budget Item Exchange (I) Exchange (E)
GeoBlue Insurance *   $52.20 $104.40
StudioAbroad Fee *   $30.00 $30.00
Spanish Program fee (room, board, some field trips, facilities, services) *   $1,800.00 $3,286.00
Billable subtotal:  $1,882.20 $3,420.40
Books and Supplies   $50.00 $100.00
International Airfare   $1,300.00 $1,300.00
Local transportation (to/from class or internship site)   $50.00 $100.00
Personal Expenses   $175.00 $350.00
Passport and Photos (if you don't already have one)   $148.00 $148.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $1,723.00 $1,998.00
Total: $3,605.20 $5,418.40
Program dates:
4 weeks (Designated under Exchange (I): Dates TBD 
8 weeks (Designated under Exchange (E): Deates TBD (12 credits UG; 8 credits Grad)

A non-refundable deposit of $400 is required 3 weeks after the application deadline and can be paid 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.)

TYour final cost may differ based on fluctuations in currency exchange rates, unforeseen expenses 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: 2/21/2018 AM
* Billable item