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Program Budget Sheets

CET Florence - Summer

Budget Sheet for Summer 2023

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $15,603

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 $11,658
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $285
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $11,943

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 $650
Housing $0
Visa/Residence Permit $0
Books/Supplies $10
Local Transportation $0
Personal Expenses $1,500
Airfare $1,500
Total Paid Out of Pocket $3,660

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: CET tuition (6 credits), apartment housing (no meal plan), and CET 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 6 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The cost of the homestay is included in the Vanderbilt tuition you will pay for this program. If you choose to live in an apartment, you can expect to pay $600 more than the estimate provided for meals.
  • 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.