Victoria University of Wellington

Academic Year 2018 — Session: Academic Year

Duration (approximate)

Departure Date August 1, 2018
Return Date See Program Dates page for details
Credits 24-36

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $24,650 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 $8,100 The housing portion of our program fee assumes self-catered, standard accommodations. Students in catered housing or enhanced accommodations could be subject to supplemental charges. Please refer to the program's Accommodation page for more specific details.
Total Program Fee $32,750 Enrollment selections incurring additional fees will be billed several weeks after programs begin.

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $215 The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for the year.
Meals $5,255 This estimate is based on the cost of food to be prepared using the residence facilities provided. Students in catered housing will be billed for the cost of the meal plan through their student account (see “Potential Additional Fees” for more information).
Personal $3,005 Miscellaneous expenses (clothing, laundry, etc) associated with daily living in New Zealand.
Local Travel $750 Estimated travel costs from the student residence to the instruction site throughout the course of the program.
Program Travel $1,765 The program fee does not include the cost of traveling to and from the program location. A group flight may be arranged from Los Angeles. The estimated cost of airfare is based on leaving from and returning to Los Angeles. Students connecting from other locations will need to budget for additional travel costs.
Total Estimate of Additional Expenses $10,990 These estimates are intended to assist students in budgeting for their experience abroad. Actual amounts will vary depending on individual spending habits. Exchange rate of USD 0.722 to NZD 1.00 was used in determining the above estimates.

Potential Additional Fees

Fee Type Amount Notes
Catered Housing Fee $1,200 Students assigned to catered housing may be subject to a per-semester fee for the cost of additional housing services and meals. These charges are generally posted the month after each semester begins. Catered accommodation is not currently a standard option at Victoria University of Wellington. Students seeking catered accommodations should contact their Program Manager directly.

Total Estimated Cost of Attendance


The Total Estimated Cost of Attendance includes the Program Fee and Estimate of Additional Expenses. Enrollment selections outlined in the Potential Additional Fees section may increase the overall Estimated Cost of Attendance by the fee amounts listed.