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Programs : Budget Sheet
The following listing represents the January Budget Sheet for January Term: UVA in Australia: Doing Business Down Under.

January Budget Sheet for January Term: UVA in Australia: Doing Business Down Under

Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition *   $1,116.00 $1,437.00
Program Fees *   $2,953.00 $2,953.00
Non-Refundable Deposit *   $500.00 $500.00
Airfare- Billable by UVa *   $311.00 $311.00
Billable subtotal:  $4,880.00 $5,201.00
Airfare   $2,800.00 $2,800.00
Meals   $625.00 $625.00
Personal expenses   $50.00 $50.00
Other   $25.00 $25.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $3,500.00 $3,500.00
Total: $8,380.00 $8,701.00
Notes:
Costs listed above are for January 2019 

Withdrawal & Refund
Students are responsible for billable study abroad tuition and program fees once they have committed to attending a program. Please refer to the Withdrawal and Refund policy before committing to your program. Once you have committed, you will be subject to the policies found at  http://educationabroad.virginia.edu/forms-policies . In some cases, there will be no refund available.

Payment
 
For January Term programs, the following schedule applies:
 
  • 100% of billable tuition and program fees due 30 days prior to On-Grounds Term Start
  • 100% of billable airfare due 10 days from date of registration - Direct economy class flights from Sydney to Adelaide and from Adelaide to Melbourne.  (billable airfare is nonrefundable at $311)
  • http://educationabroad.virginia.edu/registration-billing
  • Payment information is available http://sfs.virginia.edu/finances
  • No term statement is issued for students studying abroad
 
Billable Fees* include:
  • Tuition for courses described in brochure
  • Shared accommodation at hotels in Sydney, Adelaide, and Melbourne
  • Daily Breakfasts at hotels
  • Some lunches and dinners during the program
  • Ground transportation and guide assistance during program related visits
  • Entry fees to program-related course site visits
  • Transportation to and from hotels and airports for group flights
  • Transportation with coach upon arrival and departure from program (based on most common arrival and departure time for individual student flights)
  • Health and Emergency Assistance Insurance through CISI. The ISO will enroll students in the insurance policy for the program dates
 
Note regarding group meals: 
Every effort will be made to accommodate dietary restrictions during group meals; however, all countries have distinct cuisines along with food preparation techniques, and it is not always possible to address specific food concerns and meet needs.   Program participants are responsible for ensuring their needs can be met for their chosen program itinerary.
 
 
Non-Billable, Estimated Expenses:
  • Visa fees for American citizens – US citizens require an e-visa for entry into Australia.  The ISO will provide guidance to admitted students on acquiring this visa. The cost is estimated under “other” at USD $25
  • International (long-haul) Airfare from USA to Sydney and from Melbourne to USA
  • Most lunches and dinners
  • Internet and phone service
 
Non-billable items posted above are estimates of expenses you should expect to incur to participate in this program.  These expenses will differ for each individual depending on their personal needs, course requirements, and personal choices.  Fluctuations in international currency will affect total expenditures. 
  • The estimated airfare listed above is based on fares provided online in July 2018, with departure from Dulles International Airport (IAD) arriving Sydney (SYD) and returning from Melbourne (MEL) to Dulles (IAD).  This is an estimate and fares will change with availability and routing.
  • Estimated cost of non-billable meals assumes moderate restaurants with an average of approximately USD $45 per day
 
Other Considerations: Some possible costs are not included in this budget, may not be applicable to all students, and will differ by individual if applicable. These may include but are not limited to:
 
  • Personal travel beyond the scope of the program
  • Immunizations for the area of travel
  • Visa fees (non-US citizens) – Visa fees and regulations are subject to change
  • Passport fees
  • Laundry
  • Health and emergency coverage with CISI beyond the program dates
 
Trip Insurance: The ISO recommends that travelers consider trip insurance that can be tapped in the event travel to or from the
education abroad destination is interrupted or in the event itinerary changes become necessary.
 
 *The University of Virginia reserves the right to adjust all program charges, without prior notification, for increases associated with but not limited to, the cost of instruction, foreign exchange rates, and Board of Visitors changes to tuition and fees.
 
In addition, the University of Virginia reserves the right to alter or cancel this education abroad program in the event of an emergency, changes in operating conditions, or under-enrollment. 
 
* Billable item