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University College Roosevelt (Utrecht University)


Budget Sheet for Spring 2020

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $33,630

Cost to remain at Vanderbilt: $36,574

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 $2,944 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 $25,400
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $250
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $25,650

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 $1,540
Housing $2,530
Visa/Residence Permit $220
Books/Supplies $200
Local Transportation $390
Personal Expenses $2,010
Airfare $1,090
Total Paid Out of Pocket $7,980

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: University College Roosevelt tuition is covered by your Vanderbilt tuition payment. The administrative fee covers Vanderbilt's international health insurance. Housing and meals are not included in the fees paid to Vanderbilt and will be paid directly to UCR or to third parties.

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

  • Enrollment is offered via a direct exchange agreement. Students will pay housing, university fees, and meal costs directly to the host university or to third parties.
  • Housing estimate reflects the cost of rent and utilities in a shared room via UU's Reserved Accommodation Program.
  • The visa estimate above represents the cost of obtaining a resident permit, which most students will do after arriving in the Netherlands. US citizens do not require a visa to travel to the Netherlands.
  • 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.
  • Our local cost estimates are based on a rate of 1.12378365 Euros to the US dollar.
  • 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.
  • Airfare budget includes roundtrip train from Amsterdam to Middelburg.
In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.

University College Roosevelt (Utrecht University)


Budget Sheet for Fall 2019

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: $34,640

Cost to remain at Vanderbilt: $36,574

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 $1,934 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 $25,400
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $250
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $25,650

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 $1,910
Housing $2,700
Visa/Residence Permit $380
Books/Supplies $200
Local Transportation $390
Personal Expenses $2,310
Airfare $1,100
Total Paid Out of Pocket $8,990

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: University College Roosevelt tuition is covered by your Vanderbilt tuition payment. The administrative fee covers Vanderbilt's international health insurance. Housing and meals are not included in the fees paid to Vanderbilt and will be paid directly to UCR or to third parties.

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

  • Enrollment is offered via a direct exchange agreement. Students will pay housing, university fees, and meal costs directly to the host university or to third parties.
  • Housing estimate reflects the cost of rent and utilities in a shared room via UU's Reserved Accommodation Program.
  • The visa estimate above represents the cost of obtaining a resident permit, which most students will do after arriving in the Netherlands. US citizens do not require a visa to travel to the Netherlands.
  • Visa costs and requirements may vary depending on your nationality.
  • The estimate for personal expenses is based on the Vanderbilt campus activity/rec fee and personal costs estimate, 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.
  • Our local cost estimates are based on a rate of 1.19860125 Euros to the US dollar.
  • 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.
  • Airfare budget includes roundtrip train from Amsterdam to Middelburg.
In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.