University of the Western Cape

Fall 2014 — Session: Semester

Duration (approximate)

Orientation, classes and exams 19 week(s)
Vacation 0 week(s)  
Credits 14-16 Program fees are based on credits listed; credit overload is subject to surcharge.

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $10,600 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 $3,050 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 $13,650

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $195
Meals $1,070
Personal $1,285
Student Visa $135
Local Travel $430
Program Travel $2,100 The program fee does not include the cost of traveling to and from the program location. A group flight is arranged from the New York area for orientation and your program. The estimated cost of airfare is based on leaving from and returning to the Los Angeles area. Students connecting from other locations would need to budget for additional travel costs.
Total Estimate of Additional Expenses $5,215 These estimates intend to assist students in planning their budget during their experience abroad. These amounts will vary depending on individual spending habits. Exchange rate of USD 0.09 to ZAR 1.00 was used in determining the above estimates

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance


Additional Fees

Fee Type Amount Notes
Special Course Fee $100 - $500 A per-semester tuition surcharge 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: