The budget sheet information listed above is valid for spring 2019.
The billable costs for this program include tuition, international health insurance, housing, meals**, program-integrated study tours, airport pick-up, orientation, library and IT services.
**All meals included in homestay. Students in the residencia option must either purchase a meal plan or make own arrangements; CIEE recommends bugeting $600 per month for students in residencia. No meals are included for students in apartments.
The study abroad fee is subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuation and cost increases by the host institution.
Spending Money Spending money for this program includes travel, gifts, cell phone, entertainment, and miscellaneous.
Visa-Associated Expenses Studentswill be required to appear in person at the Spanish consulate with jurisdiction over their home state in order to apply for a visa. In many cases this will require transportation to and a hotel stay in the appropriate city. The estimated visa-associated expenses listed above include the cost of travel and accommodations.
The visa application fee as of summer 2014 is $160.00.
Estimated Costs The estimated costs listed above are mid-range amounts subject to change at any time and are dependent upon personal preferences. Design a budget based on your semester expenditures at Elon and take into account additional travel expenses and exchange rates. To check exchange rates, visit www.xe.com or www.oanda.com/converter/classic.
Other costs not included on the budget sheet International Student Cards The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) and iNext card are popular forms of student identification abroad and can include additional insurance policies. Visit the ISIC website or iNext websiteto get more information on the benefits of these cards and to purchase one for your time abroad.
Immunizations and Medications Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website to see the recommended and required immunizations and medications for your program. Talk with your family and your physician to decide which immunizations and medications you will get before you travel. Visit the study abroad Health and Safety webpage for more information on where you can obtain immunizations.