Program Budget Sheets

University of Stirling - summer (IFSA-Butler): Session 1


Budget Sheet for Summer 2019

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $10,530

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 $8,125
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $250
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $8,375

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 $430
Housing $0
Visa/Residence Permit $0
Books/Supplies $70
Local Transportation $55
Personal Expenses $400
Airfare $1,200
Total Paid Out of Pocket $2,155

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: IFSA-Butler tuition (5 credits), housing (no meal plan), and IFSA-Butler 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 5 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • 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 $500).
  • 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.

    University of Stirling - summer (IFSA-Butler): Session 1 + 2


    Budget Sheet for Summer 2019

    Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $16,200

    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 $13,000
    Program Fee $0
    Administrative Fee $250
    Total Paid to Vanderbilt $13,250

    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 $870
    Housing $0
    Visa/Residence Permit $0
    Books/Supplies $70
    Local Transportation $110
    Personal Expenses $700
    Airfare $1,200
    Total Paid Out of Pocket $2,950

    Key Details

    Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: IFSA-Butler tuition (8 credits), housing (no meal plan), and IFSA-Butler 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 8 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • 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 $500).
  • 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.