University College London

Academic Year 2021 — Session: Academic Year

Duration (approximate)

Departure Date September 17, 2021
Return Date June 11, 2022
Credits 32

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $40,380 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 $11,440 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. Please refer to the program's Accommodation page for more details.
Total Program Fee $51,820 Enrollment selections incurring additional fees will be billed several weeks after programs begin.

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $560 The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for the year.
Meals $5,500 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 the Potential Additional Fees section for more information).
Personal $4,100 Miscellaneous expenses (clothing, laundry, etc.) associated with daily living in England. This estimate does not include entertainment costs or personal travel.
Student Visa $1,230 The visa cost information provided includes $470 application fee, plus round trip UPS shipping (approx. $50), plus a fee of $310 for priority service which is recommended by Arcadia, but not required for visa processing. An estimated health surcharge of $400 is imposed on full year students. Visa fees are subject to change without notice.
Local Travel $2,200 Estimated travel costs related to daily living and course participation throughout the program. This estimate does not include the cost of travel for non-program related entertainment.
Program Travel $850 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 $14,440 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 1.4 to GBP 1.00 was used in determining the above estimates.

Potential Additional Fees

Fee Type Amount Notes
Supplemental Housing Fee $1,750 - $4,500 Students assigned to one-bedroom flats, studios, or any ensuites will be billed a per-semester fee. These charges are generally posted the month after each semester begins.
Catered Housing Fee $600 - $3,000 Students assigned to catered housing will be billed a per-semester fee for the additional cost of the housing services and meals. These charges are generally posted the month after each semester begins.
Special Course Fee $4,350 - $18,400 A tuition surcharge will be imposed by University College London for enrollment in certain courses or departments. All applicable special course fees will be added to your Arcadia account after course registration overseas. Special course fees are estimated: Band 2 $4,350(semester), $9,500(year); Band 3 $2,650(semester); $6,800(year); Band 4 $2,650(semester); $6,800(year); Band 5 $4,350(semester); $10,500(year); Band 6 $6,050(semester); $14,300(year); Band 7 $7,880(semester); $18,400(year)

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. These estimates do not include possible required expenses related to COVID entry managed isolation or quarantine requirements.