University of Cape Town

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2018 — Session: Academic Year

Duration (approximate)

Departure Date See Program Dates page for details
Return Date See Program Dates page for details
Credits 30-34

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $23,850 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 $5,100 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. Program fee does not cover break periods between semesters. Please refer to the program's Accommodation page for more specific details.
Total Program Fee $28,950 Enrollment selections incurring additional fees will be billed several weeks after programs begin.

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $380 The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for the year.
Meals $2,815 This estimate is based on the cost of food to be prepared using the residence facilities provided.
Personal $1,480 Miscellaneous expenses (clothing, laundry, etc.) associated with daily living in South Africa.
Student Visa $135 The visa cost information provided does not include travel expenses to and from your home jurisdiction Consulate as required for visa processing.
Local Travel $1,335 Estimated travel costs from the student residence to the instruction site throughout the year.
Program Travel $1,000 The program fee does not include the cost of traveling to and from program location. The estimated cost of airfare is based on leaving from and returning to the New York area. Students connecting from other locations will need to budget for additional travel costs.
Total Estimate of Additional Expenses $7,145 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 0.076 to ZAR 1.00 was used in determining the above estimates.

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.