University of Otago

Spring 2023 — Session: Semester

Duration (approximate)

Departure Date February 9, 2023
Return Date June 22, 2023
Credits 13.5-18

Program Fee

Fee Type Amount Notes
Tuition and Orientation $14,935 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 $3,740 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 $18,675 Enrollment selections incurring additional fees will be billed several weeks after programs begin.

Estimate of Additional Expenses

Fee Type Amount Notes
Books $35 The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for the semester.
Meals $1,930 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 $1,930 Miscellaneous expenses (clothing, laundry, etc) associated with daily living in New Zealand.
Student Visa $260
Local Travel $0 Estimated travel costs from the student residence to the instruction site throughout the semester.
Program Travel $1,350 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.
Other $30
Total Estimate of Additional Expenses $5,535 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.

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.