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CIEE Santiago, Dominican Republic: Summer Public Health

Budget Sheet for Summer 2020

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $19,000

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 $16,980
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $250
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $17,230

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 $200
Housing $0
Visa/Residence Permit $0
Books/Supplies $100
Local Transportation $170
Personal Expenses $700
Airfare $600
Total Paid Out of Pocket $1,770

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: CIEE tuition (10 credits), housing, full 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:

  • Vanderbilt summer tuition is billed by the credit hour (Vanderbilt fee posting). The tuition amount given here reflects this program's standard load of 10 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.
  • 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.
  • In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.