National University of Ireland Galway

Academic Year 2021 — Session: Academic Year

Duration (approximate)

Departure Date August 29, 2021
Return Date May 7, 2022
Credits 25-30

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $28,730 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 $8,400 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 $37,130 Enrollment selections incurring additional fees will be billed several weeks after programs begin.

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $300 The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for the year.
Meals $4,500 This estimate is based on the cost of meals prepared by the student in the residence facilities provided.
Personal $3,400 Miscellaneous expenses (clothing, laundry, etc.) associated with daily living in Ireland. This estimate does not include entertainment costs or personal travel.
Local Travel $1,600 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 $900 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.
Other $400 All non-European Union students studying in the Republic of Ireland for more than three months are required to complete a registration process with Immigration Services (INIS) and pay a registration fee within their first month of arrival in the Republic of Ireland.
Total Estimate of Additional Expenses $11,100 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 1.21 to EUR 1.00 was used in determining the above estimates.

Potential Additional Fees

Fee Type Amount Notes
Supplemental Housing Fee $550 - $1,500 Students residing in single or ensuite accommodations are subject to an additional per-semester fee.
Special Course Fee $250 - $1,750 A tuition surcharge will be imposed by Galway for enrollment in certain courses or departments. All applicable special course fees are added to your Arcadia University account after course registration overseas. Estimated charges are $1,750 per semester for full enrollment in science courses. Students enrolled in Irish Language for Beginners will be subject to an additional fee of $250 per semester.

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.