Skip to content

Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Summer Budget Sheet for Italy, Florence: Summer Liberal Arts, Music, & Performing Arts (AEF).

Summer Budget Sheet for Italy, Florence: Summer Liberal Arts, Music, & Performing Arts (AEF)
Summer Budget Sheet for Italy, Florence: Summer Liberal Arts, Music, & Performing Arts (AEF)
Budget Item Cost
Summer Global Program Fee (inc. insurance) *   $5,485.00
Billable subtotal:  $5,485.00
Estimated International Airfare   $1,500.00
Estimated Meals   $500.00
Estimated Spending Money   $500.00
Estimated Books and Supplies   $25.00
Estimated Passport Cost   $145.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $2,670.00
Total: $8,155.00

The budget sheet information listed above is valid for summer 2020.

*Billable Costs*
The billable costs show up on your Elon tuition bill.  For this program costs include tuition, international health insurance, housing, airport pick-up, on-site orientations, bi-weekly linen service, and included tours and excursions including the JazzIt festival.

The study abroad fee is subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuation and cost increases by the host institution.

Please note that instrument rentals are not included in the cost of the program!

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 or

Spending Money
Spending money for this program includes travel, gifts, cell phone, entertainment, and miscellaneous.

Other costs not included on the budget sheet
If you do not have a passport that is valid until six months beyond your anticipated return for this program, visit the Department of State website to see the current processing fees for passport renewals and first time applications.
(The cost for a new passport is approximately $135; the cost for a passport renewal is approximately $110).

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 website to 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.

Funding for Study Abroad
For additional information on scholarships or other funding for study abroad, see the Funding for Study Abroad page

* Billable item