University of the Western Cape

Academic Year Southern Hemisphere 2020 — Session: Academic Year

Duration (approximate)

Departure Date January 26, 2020
Return Date November 26, 2020
Credits 24-32

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $17,330 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 $6,000 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 $23,330 Enrollment selections incurring additional fees will be billed several weeks after programs begin.

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $480 The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for the year.
Meals $4,980 This estimate is based on the cost of meals prepared by the student in the residence facilities provided.
Personal $3,220 Miscellaneous expenses (clothing, laundry, etc.) associated with daily living in South Africa. This estimate does not include entertainment costs or personal travel.
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 $2,200 Estimated travel costs from the student residence to the instruction site throughout the course of the program.
Program Travel $950 The program fee does not include the cost of traveling to and from the 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 $11,965 These estimates intend to assist students in budgeting for their experience abroad. Actual amounts will vary depending on individual spending habits. Exchange rate of USD 0.067 to ZAR 1.00 was used in determining the above estimates.



Potential Additional Fees

Fee Type Amount Notes
Special Course Fee $100 - $500 A per-semester tuition surcharge is imposed for enrollment in certain courses. All applicable special course fees will be added to your Arcadia University account after course registration overseas.



Total Estimated Cost of Attendance

$35,295

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.