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Budget Calculator

This budget calculator is provided to give you a general idea of how much studying abroad is going to cost.

For 2013/14, undergraduate in-state students will pay $13,548 per semester to go to school in Austin, Texas.

UT Tuition

You will pay UT tuition on a reciprocal exchange program. If you are going on an affiliated program leave blank.
Reciprocal Program Fee

If you are going on an exchange program with a supplemental fee. If you are not going on an exchange program leave blank.
Affiliated Program Fee

If you are going on an affiliated program you pay a $400 fee per semester. If you are not going on an affiliated program leave blank.
Additional Program Fee

If you are going on an affiliated or faculty led program you will pay a program fee.
Books/Materials

Housing

Cost per month x number of months abroad. Check to see if your affiliated or additional program fee includes housing.
Food

Check to see if your affiliated or additional program fee includes food.
Airfare

Search the web or consult a travel agent for prices.
Local transportation

Local transportation could include bus fare, trains, taxis, other. Check to see if your affiliated or additional program fee includes local transportation.
Personal Items

Personal items depend on your lifestyle. Include toiletries, clothing, nights out, souvenirs, etc.
Overseas Insurance

The cost of overseas insurance is $19 per week.
Passport

$ 135.00
Visa

Cost of visa plus necessary photos and other documents. If your host country does not require a visa leave blank.
Travel

Additional cost for recreational travel and sight seeing. This is independent travel from your program.
Emergency funds

We recommend $500 be estimated for emergencies.
TOTAL cost of your program:

Your Study Abroad Program Coordinator can help you refine your budget.

UT Austin costs for the 2013-2014:

Undergraduate Resident (in-state): $13,548 per semester

Undergraduate Non-resident (out-of-state): $26,377 per semester

Data taken from the UT Office of Student Financial Services Website: http://finaid.utexas.edu/costs/130undergradcosts.html

 

Updated: August 2013 HMT