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Program Budget Sheets

Politecnico di Torino

Budget Sheet for Spring 2023

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $39,756

Cost to remain at Vanderbilt: $42,196

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.

This program is estimated to cost $2,440 less than a semester on campus at Vanderbilt.

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 financial aid you normally receive will be automatically applied to your account, as it is when you are on campus (except for work study, which cannot be used abroad).

Tuition $29,065
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $285
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $29,350

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 $2,780
Housing $3,270
Visa/Residence Permit $500
Books/Supplies $440
Local Transportation $110
Personal Expenses $1,676
Airfare $1,630
Total Paid Out of Pocket $10,406

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: Politecnico di Torino tuition, housing (no meals), and international health insurance.

Please note the following regarding the estimated out-of-pocket costs listed above:

  • Program available only for the full academic year or in the spring; not available for the fall term alone.
  • Enrollment at Politecnico di Torino is offered via a direct exchange agreement. Students will pay housing directly to the housing provider, Colegio Einaudi. Students will pay any university fees and meal costs directly to the host university or to third parties.
  • Housing estimate is based on a rate of 1.1 Euros to the US dollar.
  • Visa costs and requirements may vary depending on your nationality.
  • The estimate for personal expenses is based on the Vanderbilt campus Student Service Fees and Personal Costs estimates, with adjustments based on local cost of living, length of program, and exchange rates. This amount is expected to allow for entertainment and participation in cultural activities, but does not include extensive personal travel. Also included in GEO's personal expenses estimate is VU's standard estimate for maintaining health insurance in your home country in case of medical emergency.
  • Sites like can be useful for getting a sense of what common items and services cost in cities around the globe.
  • 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.