Victoria University of Wellington

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018 — Session: Academic Year

Duration (approximate)

Departure Date February 19, 2018
Return Date November 18, 2018
Credits 24-36

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $22,450 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 $7,800 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 $30,250 Enrollment selections incurring additional fees will be billed several weeks after programs begin.

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $220 The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for the year.
Meals $3,980 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 $2,275 Miscellaneous expenses (clothing, laundry, etc) associated with daily living in New Zealand.
Local Travel $570 Estimated travel costs from the student residence to the instruction site throughout the course of the program.
Program Travel $1,545 The program fee does not include the cost of traveling to and from New Zealand. The estimated cost of airfare is based on leaving from and returning to the Los Angeles area. Students connecting from other locations will need to budget for additional travel costs.
Total Estimate of Additional Expenses $8,590 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 0.729 to NZD 1.00 was used in determining the above estimates.

Potential Additional Fees

Fee Type Amount Notes
Catered Housing Fee $1,250 Students assigned to catered housing may be subject to a per-semester fee for the cost of additional housing services and meals. Catered accommodation is not currently a standard option at Victoria University of Wellington. Students seeking catered accommodations should contact their Program Manager directly. These charges are generally posted the month after each semester begins.

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 Additional Fees section may increase the overall Estimated Cost of Attendance by the fee amounts listed.