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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Summer Budget Sheet for UVA Architecture: China.

Summer Budget Sheet for UVA Architecture: China
Summer Budget Sheet for UVA Architecture: China
Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition *   $2,232.00 $2,874.00
Program Fees *   $1,260.00 $1,260.00
Non-Refundable Program Fee *   $500.00 $500.00
Housing- Billable by UVa *   $1,683.00 $1,683.00
Billable subtotal:  $5,675.00 $6,317.00
Airfare   $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Course materials   $100.00 $100.00
Meals   $600.00 $600.00
Personal expenses   $100.00 $100.00
Local Transportation   $50.00 $50.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $2,350.00 $2,350.00
Total: $8,025.00 $8,667.00

Costs listed above are for Summer 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 . 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
  • Accommodations in shared rooms in hotels and upscale hostels
  • Breakfast on most days
  • Ground transportation while in country
  • Entry fees to program-related cultural site visits
  • Several group lunches and dinners
  • Entry visa 
  • Health and Emergency Assistance Insurance through CISI. The ISO will enroll students in the insurance policy.

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 to meet dietary needs.   Program participants are responsible for ensuring their dietary needs can be met for their chosen program itinerary.
Non-billable, Estimated Expenses:
Non-billable items posted above and described below 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 cost of airfare will be affected by availability and routing.

  • Round-Trip airfare to program destination (estimate based on fares provided online in December, 2018, with departure from Dulles International Airport (IAD) arriving Shanghai (PVG) and returning to IAD from Hong Kong (HKG)
  • Airport transfers (transportation between your home and/or hotel and airports)
  • Most Meals (non-billable meals estimated on average of $19 [RMB 130] per day
  • Phone Service and internet service
  • Course Materials
  • Laundry
  • Incidentals 

Other Expenses to consider: 
There are possible costs that have not been included in this budget because they 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
  • Health and Emergency insurance coverage beyond program dates
  • Passport fees 

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