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The following listing represents the Summer Budget Sheet for UVA in South Africa: Cape Town: Public Health Sciences.

Summer Budget Sheet for UVA in South Africa: Cape Town: Public Health Sciences
Summer Budget Sheet for UVA in South Africa: Cape Town: Public Health Sciences
Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Tuition *   $2,232.00 $2,874.00
Non-Refundable Program Fee *   $500.00 $500.00
Housing- Billable by UVa *   $843.00 $843.00
Billable subtotal:  $3,575.00 $4,217.00
Airfare   $1,850.00 $1,850.00
Meals   $330.00 $330.00
Personal expenses   $125.00 $125.00
Local Transportation   $260.00 $260.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $2,565.00 $2,565.00
Total: $6,140.00 $6,782.00


Costs listed above are for Summer 2019

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
  • Shared accommodation in Cape Town hostel
  • Homestay accommodation for two nights in Worcester
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Some group lunches and dinners
  • Ground transportation to study sites and applicable entrance fees
  • Arrival and departure transportation based on most common arrival/departure time
  • 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 to and from Cape Town
  • Most lunches and dinners
  • Local transportation in Cape Town
  • Laundry, Internet,  and phone service (designated as personal expenses)
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 2018, with departure from Dulles International Airport (IAD) arriving in Cape Town (CPT).  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 $9 per day; local transportation is the estimated cost of cabs and public transit use in Cape Town
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