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Programs : Budget Sheet
The following listing represents the January Budget Sheet for January Term: UVA in Ghana.

January Budget Sheet for January Term: UVA in Ghana

Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition *   $1,089.00 $1,389.00
Program Fees *   $2,161.00 $2,161.00
Non-Refundable Deposit *   $500.00 $500.00
Billable subtotal:  $3,750.00 $4,050.00
Airfare   $1,300.00 $1,300.00
Course materials   $75.00 $75.00
Meals   $50.00 $50.00
Personal expenses   $75.00 $75.00
Other   $70.00 $70.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $1,570.00 $1,570.00
Total: $5,320.00 $5,620.00
Cost listed above is for January Term 2018.
Withdrawal & Refund
Students are responsible for 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 Withdrawal and Refund Policy. In some cases, there will be no refund available.
For January Term programs, the following schedule applies: Tuition and Program Fees* include:
  • Tuition for courses described in brochure
  • Double Occupancy in Accra campus housing and hotels in Cape Coast and Kumasi
  • Daily Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • Ground Transportation to and from University of Ghana campus and outside of Accra for program-related excursions
  • Entry fees to program-related course site visits and applicable guide assistance
  • Transportation to and from campus housing from Accra airport based on most common arrival and departure time
  • Visa Processing**: The ISO to assist and cover cost of Ghana visa processing
  • Transportation to and from health clinic in DMV region for Yellow Fever vaccination
  • Health and Emergency Assistance Insurance through CISI. The ISO will enroll students in the insurance policy for the program dates. 
Not included:
  • International airfare from USA to Accra, Ghana
  • Personal travel beyond the scope of the program
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine (required for entry into Ghana)
  • Phone Service
  • Applicable passport fees
    • Students are required to have a passport with at least 6 months validity remaining and two blank pages
  • Course materials
  • Laundry
  • Health and Emergency insurance coverage 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.

Non-billable items posted above are estimates and 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 non-billable airfare listed above is based on fares provided online July 2017, with departure from Dulles International Airport (IAD) arriving Accra (ACC). This is an estimate and fares will change with availability and routing. Current estimate is based on direct flight costs; there are more affordable options with connecting flights from the DC area.
  • Estimated cost of Non-billable meals is based on an assumed cost of approximately $50 for meals purchased on travel days
 *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.

**Visa fees and regulations are subject to change.
* Billable item