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London School of Economics - Summer (1 session)


Budget Sheet for Summer 2022

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $11,021

The estimated total cost includes all aspects of the study abroad experience. Tuition, housing, meals, airfare, visa fees, books/supplies, local transportation, and personal expenses are included in this estimate. These fees may be paid to Vanderbilt or to third parties; see the estimates for each of these categories below.

Fees Paid to Vanderbilt University

Students pay Vanderbilt tuition for each term abroad (read more). Fees paid to Vanderbilt University will be typically be billed according to the Office of Student Account's regular schedule for the term. Any Vanderbilt summer funding you have been awarded will be automatically applied to your account.

Tuition $6,874
Program Fee $1,622
Administrative Fee $285
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $8,781

Estimated Out of Pocket Costs

These are the fees GEO estimates you will pay to parties other than Vanderbilt. These may be paid to the program partner, to airlines, foreign governments, retailers, and/or other parties.

Meals $350
Housing $0
Visa/Residence Permit $0
Books/Supplies $190
Local Transportation $150
Personal Expenses $350
Airfare $1,200
Total Paid Out of Pocket $2,240

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: IFSA-Butler/LSE tuition (3.75 credits), housing, partial meal plan, and IFSA-Butler health insurance. Supplemental housing fees may apply.

This is a summer program. Wherever possible, summer Vanderbilt tuition will be used to cover all costs of the program, including housing and other standard costs billable by GEO's overseas partners. Fees due to individual circumstance, such as additional course fees, housing cleanup fees, visa fees, and other fees not included in our partners' standard billing cannot be included. Please note the following about the out-of-pocket costs listed above:

  • Vanderbilt summer tuition is billed by the credit hour (Vanderbilt fee posting). The tuition amount given here reflects this program's standard load of 3.75 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The estimate for Books and Supplies includes $20 for COVID testing required to return to the United States (if necessary).
  • Visa/residence permit costs and requirements may vary depending on your nationality.
  • Students planning to engage in certain activities (e.g., an internship) will require a Tier IV visa to enter the UK (approximate cost $660).
  • Airfare costs are highly variable and influenced by a number of factors, so we recommend making your own estimates based on your personal travel plans.
  • There may be predeparture costs associated with health checks, vaccination, prescriptions, etc. These costs will vary individually and are not estimated here.
  • In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.

    London School of Economics - Summer (2 sessions)


    Budget Sheet for Summer 2022

    Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $17,043

    The estimated total cost includes all aspects of the study abroad experience. Tuition, housing, meals, airfare, visa fees, books/supplies, local transportation, and personal expenses are included in this estimate. These fees may be paid to Vanderbilt or to third parties; see the estimates for each of these categories below.

    Fees Paid to Vanderbilt University

    Students pay Vanderbilt tuition for each term abroad (read more). Fees paid to Vanderbilt University will be typically be billed according to the Office of Student Account's regular schedule for the term. Any Vanderbilt summer funding you have been awarded will be automatically applied to your account.

    Tuition $13,748
    Program Fee $0
    Administrative Fee $285
    Total Paid to Vanderbilt $14,033

    Estimated Out of Pocket Costs

    These are the fees GEO estimates you will pay to parties other than Vanderbilt. These may be paid to the program partner, to airlines, foreign governments, retailers, and/or other parties.

    Meals $690
    Housing $0
    Visa/Residence Permit $0
    Books/Supplies $210
    Local Transportation $290
    Personal Expenses $620
    Airfare $1,200
    Total Paid Out of Pocket $3,010

    Key Details

    Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: IFSA-Butler/LSE tuition (7.5 credits), housing, partial meal plan, and IFSA-Butler health insurance. Supplemental housing fees may apply.

    This is a summer program. Wherever possible, summer Vanderbilt tuition will be used to cover all costs of the program, including housing and other standard costs billable by GEO's overseas partners. Fees due to individual circumstance, such as additional course fees, housing cleanup fees, visa fees, and other fees not included in our partners' standard billing cannot be included. Please note the following about the out-of-pocket costs listed above:

  • Vanderbilt summer tuition is billed by the credit hour (Vanderbilt fee posting). The tuition amount given here reflects this program's standard load of 7.5 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The estimate for Books and Supplies includes $20 for COVID testing required to return to the United States (if necessary).
  • Visa/residence permit costs and requirements may vary depending on your nationality.
  • Students planning to engage in certain activities (e.g., an internship) will require a Tier IV visa to enter the UK (approximate cost $660).
  • Airfare costs are highly variable and influenced by a number of factors, so we recommend making your own estimates based on your personal travel plans.
  • There may be predeparture costs associated with health checks, vaccination, prescriptions, etc. These costs will vary individually and are not estimated here.
  • In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.

    London School of Economics - Summer (3 sessions)


    Budget Sheet for Summer 2022

    Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $25,016

    The estimated total cost includes all aspects of the study abroad experience. Tuition, housing, meals, airfare, visa fees, books/supplies, local transportation, and personal expenses are included in this estimate. These fees may be paid to Vanderbilt or to third parties; see the estimates for each of these categories below.

    Fees Paid to Vanderbilt University

    Students pay Vanderbilt tuition for each term abroad (read more). Fees paid to Vanderbilt University will be typically be billed according to the Office of Student Account's regular schedule for the term. Any Vanderbilt summer funding you have been awarded will be automatically applied to your account.

    Tuition $20,621
    Program Fee $0
    Administrative Fee $285
    Total Paid to Vanderbilt $20,906

    Estimated Out of Pocket Costs

    These are the fees GEO estimates you will pay to parties other than Vanderbilt. These may be paid to the program partner, to airlines, foreign governments, retailers, and/or other parties.

    Meals $1,050
    Housing $0
    Visa/Residence Permit $10
    Books/Supplies $220
    Local Transportation $430
    Personal Expenses $1,200
    Airfare $1,200
    Total Paid Out of Pocket $4,110

    Key Details

    Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: IFSA-Butler/LSE tuition (11.25 credits), housing, partial meal plan, and IFSA-Butler health insurance. Supplemental housing fees may apply.

    This is a summer program. Wherever possible, summer Vanderbilt tuition will be used to cover all costs of the program, including housing and other standard costs billable by GEO's overseas partners. Fees due to individual circumstance, such as additional course fees, housing cleanup fees, visa fees, and other fees not included in our partners' standard billing cannot be included. Please note the following about the out-of-pocket costs listed above:

  • Vanderbilt summer tuition is billed by the credit hour (Vanderbilt fee posting). The tuition amount given here reflects this program's standard load of 11.25 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The estimate for Books and Supplies includes $20 for COVID testing required to return to the United States (if necessary).
  • Visa/residence permit costs and requirements may vary depending on your nationality.
  • Students planning to engage in certain activities (e.g., an internship) will require a Tier IV visa to enter the UK (approximate cost $660).
  • Airfare costs are highly variable and influenced by a number of factors, so we recommend making your own estimates based on your personal travel plans.
  • There may be predeparture costs associated with health checks, vaccination, prescriptions, etc. These costs will vary individually and are not estimated here.
  • In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.