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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Program Cost Budget Sheet for Italy: Rome - John Cabot University (Semester Exchange).

Program Cost Budget Sheet for Italy: Rome - John Cabot University (Semester Exchange)
Program Cost Budget Sheet for Italy: Rome - John Cabot University (Semester Exchange)
Budget Item Cost per student
Non-Refundable Application Fee *   $100.00
Tuition *   $24,375.00
Insurance *   $100.00
Billable subtotal:  $24,575.00
Total: $24,575.00

Upon submission of an application, the student agrees to pay a NON-REFUNDABLE $100 application fee. This will be billed via USD Student Accounts and should be paid directly to USD. This amount is charged regardless of any application fees paid directly to a host university or program provider.

Tuition (12-18 units) is paid directly to USD. Students will be billed via USD Student Accounts. Tuition payment is due in full 10 days prior to the program start date.  

The housing fee is paid directly to John Cabot University. Students are billed via John Cabot University and payments may be made online. To learn more about the exact cost, please visit the JCU Housing Options and Prices webpage.

The housing fee includes :
  • John Cabot University pre-departure advising and visa information assistance
  • Housing in furnished apartment 
  • Airport pick-up and transfer on program arrival day (subject to student arrival during designated pick-up times on program start date)
  • On-site orientation and on-site staff
  • John Cabot University student services and university services
  • John Cabot University student activities, sports, and clubs
Supplemental Course Fees: Students will be responsible for paying any/all supplemental course fees charged by John Cabot University. This includes but is not limited to art studio fees, lab fees, etc. This will be billed via USD Student Accounts and should be paid directly to USD.

Supplemental Housing Fees: Students wishing to upgrade their housing arrangements will be charged an additional fee as outlined by John Cabot University.

NOTE: Since USD students have the opportunity to use applicable financial aid and scholarships through USD during their semester abroad at John Cabot University, USD students are not eligible for scholarships offered directly through John Cabot University.

The following items are only estimates of additional expenses. These additional expenses could vary greatly depending on the individual student's spending habits, restaurant choices, personal shopping and additional travel plans.
  • Roundtrip Airfare $1400 - $1800 
  • Meals $2000
    • Students may select a meal plan through JCU if desired. Payments will be made directly to JCU.
    • Details and prices may be found on the JCU Meal Plan website.
  • Personal Expenses $2000
  • Personal Travel $1500 - $3000
  • Local Transportation $300
  • Textbooks $500
  • On-site Physical for JCU Fitness Center Access $30
  • Permit of Stay (processing fee) $300
  • Travel for Italian Student Visa Acquistition
    • Students are required to appear in person at the Italian Consulate General which has jurisdiction over their permanent residence. Depending on the student's proximity to the consulate general, it is possible the student will incur considerable travel expenses in pursuit of her/his student visa.

All students participating in a USD-affiliated study abroad program are covered by USD's international insurance policy through ACE/EuropAssist.  Coverage includes medical care and assistance as well as security assistance.  For more information on USD's international insurance policy, please visit the Health & Safety page.

Information on the Semester Program Cancellation Policy can be found here: Semester Program Cancellation Policy.
* Billable item