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The following listing represents the Summer Budget Sheet for UVA in the Bahamas: Marine Biology.

Summer Budget Sheet for UVA in the Bahamas: Marine Biology
Summer Budget Sheet for UVA in the Bahamas: Marine Biology
Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition *   $1,532.00 $1,984.00
Program Fees *   $100.00 $100.00
Non-Refundable Program Fee *   $500.00 $500.00
Housing- Billable by UVa *   $482.00 $482.00
Airfare- Billable by UVa *   $196.00 $196.00
Billable subtotal:  $2,810.00 $3,262.00
Airfare   $625.00 $625.00
Meals   $100.00 $100.00
Personal expenses   $100.00 $100.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $825.00 $825.00
Total: $3,635.00 $4,087.00


Costs listed above are for Summer 2020

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 policies found at . In some cases, there will be no refund available.

For Summer programs, the following schedule applies:  
Billable Fees* include:
  • Tuition for courses described in brochure
  • Room and board at the Gerace Research Center & at hotel in Nassau
  • Roundtrip airfare between Nassau and San Salvador, Bahamas (Students are responsible for arranging their flight to and from Nassau to coincide with the group flight)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included at Gerace Research Centre and half-board in Nassau
  • Ground transportation for program related field trips
  • Course materials and supplies
  • 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:
  • International Airfare
  • Meals on travel days to and from Nassau
  • Laundry
  • Internet and phone service
  • Course materials
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 airfare listed above is based on fares provided online in November, 2019, with departure from Dulles International Airport (IAD) arriving Nassau (NAS).  This is an estimate and fares will change with availability and routing.  Students are responsible for arranging their flight to and from Nassau to coincide with the group flight from Nassau to San Salvador
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
  • 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