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CIEE St. Petersburg: Summer Russian Area Studies (1 Session)


Budget Sheet for Summer 2019

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $7,471

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 $4,875
Program Fee $326
Administrative Fee $250
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $5,451

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 $250
Housing $0
Visa/Residence Permit $0
Books/Supplies $75
Local Transportation $120
Personal Expenses $575
Airfare $1,000
Total Paid Out of Pocket $2,020

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: CIEE tuition (3 credits), housing (no meal plan for hostel housing; partial meal plan for the homestay), visa fees, 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 3 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The meals estimate given is for students living in a homestay. Students who choose the hostel option can expect to pay about $1800 for meals.
  • 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.

    CIEE St. Petersburg: Summer Russian Area Studies (2 Sessions)


    Budget Sheet for Summer 2019

    Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $13,040

    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 $9,750
    Program Fee $0
    Administrative Fee $250
    Total Paid to Vanderbilt $10,000

    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 $500
    Housing $0
    Visa/Residence Permit $0
    Books/Supplies $150
    Local Transportation $240
    Personal Expenses $1,150
    Airfare $1,000
    Total Paid Out of Pocket $3,040

    Key Details

    Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: CIEE tuition (6 credits), housing (no meal plan for hostel housing; partial meal plan for the homestay), visa fees, 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 6 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The meals estimate given is for students living in a homestay. Students who choose the hostel option can expect to pay about $1800 for meals.
  • 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.

    CIEE St. Petersburg: Summer Russian Area Studies (3 Sessions)


    Budget Sheet for Summer 2019

    Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $18,935

    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 $14,625
    Program Fee $0
    Administrative Fee $250
    Total Paid to Vanderbilt $14,875

    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 $750
    Housing $0
    Visa/Residence Permit $0
    Books/Supplies $225
    Local Transportation $360
    Personal Expenses $1,725
    Airfare $1,000
    Total Paid Out of Pocket $4,060

    Key Details

    Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: CIEE tuition (9 credits), housing (no meal plan for hostel housing; partial meal plan for the homestay), visa fees, 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 9 credits. If you undertake more than the standard load of credit hours, Vanderbilt will bill for any additional hours upon return.
  • The meals estimate given is for students living in a homestay. Students who choose the hostel option can expect to pay about $1800 for meals.
  • 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.