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CIEE Seoul: Summer Korean Studies (2 courses)


Budget Sheet for Summer 2022

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $15,783

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 $10,998
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $285
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $11,283

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 $1,200
Housing $0
Visa/Residence Permit $0
Books/Supplies $350
Local Transportation $150
Personal Expenses $1,200
Airfare $1,600
Total Paid Out of Pocket $4,500

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: CIEE tuition (6 credits), housing (no meal plan), CIEE participation confirmation fee, and CIEE health insurance.

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:

  • This budget sheets assumes that you are considering taking two courses on the program. If you elect to take three courses, you will be responsible for Vanderbilt's summer tuition for the additional credits (generally 3 additional credits).
  • Vanderbilt summer tuition is billed by the credit hour (Vanderbilt fee posting). The tuition amount given here reflects this program's standard load of 6 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The CIEE application fee for this program is included in the tuition or program fee you pay to Vanderbilt.
  • The estimate for Books and Supplies includes $200 for COVID testing required to return to the United States (if necessary).
  • Visa/residence permit costs and requirements may vary depending on your nationality.
  • 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.

    CIEE Seoul: Summer Korean Studies (3 courses)


    Budget Sheet for Summer 2022

    Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $21,282

    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 $16,497
    Program Fee $0
    Administrative Fee $285
    Total Paid to Vanderbilt $16,782

    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 $1,200
    Housing $0
    Visa/Residence Permit $0
    Books/Supplies $350
    Local Transportation $150
    Personal Expenses $1,200
    Airfare $1,600
    Total Paid Out of Pocket $4,500

    Key Details

    Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: CIEE tuition (9 credits), housing (no meal plan), CIEE participation confirmation fee, and CIEE health insurance.

    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:

  • This budget sheets assumes that you are considering taking two courses on the program. If you elect to take three courses, you will be responsible for Vanderbilt's summer tuition for the additional credits (generally 3 additional credits).
  • Vanderbilt summer tuition is billed by the credit hour (Vanderbilt fee posting). The tuition amount given here reflects this program's standard load of 9 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The CIEE application fee for this program is included in the tuition or program fee you pay to Vanderbilt.
  • The estimate for Books and Supplies includes $200 for COVID testing required to return to the United States (if necessary).
  • Visa/residence permit costs and requirements may vary depending on your nationality.
  • 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.