University of the Western Cape

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2014 — Session: Academic Year

Duration (approximate)

Orientation, classes and exams 44 week(s)
Vacation 0 week(s)  
Credits 28-32 Program fees are based on credits listed; credit overload is subject to surcharge.

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $15,550 The tuition portion of all program fees includes tuition for most arts and social science academic courses, pre-program advisory services, on-site orientation, complete support services throughout the program, health and accident insurance, post-program follow-up and transcript.
Room $6,100 The housing portion of our program fee assumes self-catered, shared accommodations. Students in catered housing, single accommodations or enhanced accommodations could be subject to supplemental charges.
Total Program Fee $21,650

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $260
Meals $2,690
Personal $3,225
Student Visa $135
Local Travel $1,075
Program Travel $1,300 The program fee does not include the cost of traveling to and from the program location. A group flight may be arranged from the New York metropolitan area. The estimated cost of airfare is based on leaving from and returning to the New York metropolitan area. Students connecting from other locations will need to budget for additional travel costs.
Total Estimate of Additional Expenses $8,685 These estimates are provided to assist students in budget planning for their experience abroad. Actual amounts will vary depending on individual spending habits. The following exchange rate was used in determining these estimates: USD 0.10 to ZAR 1.00

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance

$30,335

Additional Fees

Fee Type Amount Notes
Special Course Fee $50 - $500 A per-semester tuition surcharge may be imposed by the University of the Western Cape for enrollment in certain courses.
Arcadia Certificate $500 - $1,000 Students pursuing an Arcadia Certificate may be charged an additional fee. This fee is comprehensive of observation hours and any academic credit issued. For more information and a list of programs which may be eligible for this fee, please go to: www.arcadia.edu/abroad/certificates