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For a chart of some of the affordable programs Loyola offers, please click on Affordable Program Chart.

Exchange Programs - Students pay the same tuition ($16,905 per semester) to attend an Exchange University as they would during a typical semester or year at Loyola, plus an additional $1000 Loyola Study Abroad Fee for year and semester programs or $500 for summer programs. Room and board is paid directly to the host institution. Airfare is a separate expense, not included in the price of tuition.

Heidelberg University Program- Students pay the Heidelberg program fee, housing cost and OIP fee to attend the program. Visit the Heidelberg program page for information on 2013-2014 rates.

USAC Programs - Each USAC program has a designated tuition amount ($3,880–$11,980 per semester). Generally the tuition does not include room and board except on a few occasions. For a list of tuition ranges per semester and program fees for summer please visit the USAC Programs page. There is an additional $1,000 Loyola Study Abroad Fee added on to the cost of every yearlong and semester program. The summer Loyola Study Abroad Fee is $500. Airfare is a separate expense, not included in the tuition or fees.  NOTE:  USAC typically charges a $300 application fee/deposit as part of their application.  Due to USAC's direct billing agreement with Loyola, Loyola students do not need to pay this $300 deposit; however, USAC can charge a $100-$300 cancellation fee via LOCUS if a Loyola student applies to USAC and later withdraws.  USAC charges a larger $750 cancellation fee for students that withdraw within 45 days of the program start date.  For the most current information on USAC fees, visit the USAC withdrawal and refund page

IES Programs - Each IES program has a designated tuition amount ($12,500–$26,500 per semester), which replaces Loyola tuition. Tuition costs do not include room and board, health insurance, airfare, and other miscellaneous costs. For a list of tuition ranges per semester and summer please visit the IES Programs page. All IES programs have a $50 application fee but this can be waived if you fill out an online application. There is an additional $1,000 Loyola Study Abroad Fee added on to the cost of every semester and yearlong program, and the summer Loyola Study Abroad Fee is $500. Students attending the Australia & New Zealand programs are required to purchase IES insurance as well as Loyola's CISI. 

The John Felice Rome Center - Click on the program name to visit the Rome Center website for cost information.

The Beijing Center - The fall 2012 and spring 2013 program cost for Loyola University Chicago students is $19,090 per semester. (The breakdown is $16,880 for tuition and field trips, $2,110 for double housing, and $100 for the Loyola study abroad fee.)  The academic year program (August 2012-May 2013) cost is $38,180, which includes $33,760 for tuition, $4,220 for double housing, and $100 for the Loyola study abroad fee.  In addition to the program costs, is a $100 application fee.  Airfare and food are separate expenses, not included in the tuition or fees. 

Santiago, Chile (Affiliate Program) - The tuition for spring and fall 2012 is $13,200, which includes tuition, room, board, cultural trips, Spanish language immersion courses and a $100 Loyola Study Abroad Fee. Airfare is a separate expense, not included in the tuition or fee.

Casa de la Solidaridad (Affiliate Program) - The program cost for fall semester 2013 is $18,234 which includes tuition, shared housing, weekday meals, several cultural excursions and field trips, extended orientation and re-entry programs, and coverage on Santa Clara University's travel insurance coverage policy. There is a $100 Loyola Study Abroad Fee in addition to the cost of tuition for the program. Airfare and other incidentals are separate expenses not included in the tuition or fee.

Casa Bayanihan (Affiliate Program) - The tuition for 2013/2014 is $15,000 which includes tuition, housing, meals during the week, excursions and field trips, cultural activities, and extended orientation and re-entry programs. Estimated additional expenses are as follows:$300 for weekend meals, $100 for books and supplies, $1,100-$1,500 for round-trip airfare, $385 for a visa, and $100 for the OIP fee.

London Dramatic Academy Fordham University (Affiliate Program)The semester program cost for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 is $27,522.50 including tuition, housing and London Dramatic Academy activities. Food is not included in this amount. There is a $100 Loyola Study Abroad Fee in addition to the cost of  the program. Airfare and other incidentals are separate expenses not included in the tuition or fee.

Loyola's Own Summer Programs - The Office for International Programs sponsors short term undergraduate summer courses in several international locations and assists the Rome Center in the administration of its summer undergraduate program. For these summer programs students generally pay Loyola per credit hour rates for courses and a program fee adjusted to each location ($1,890–$3,780). There is a $100 application fee.

Cape Town, South Africa Service Learning Programs Marquette University (Affiliate Program) - Marquette University’s South Africa Service Learning Program located in Cape Town, South Africa has a program fee of $18,520 for spring 2012. This includes tuition, housing and in-country transportation. Airfare and food expenses are not included.

Madrid, Spain Marquette University (Affiliate Program) - The Marquette University Study Center has a program fee of $17,092 for spring 2012. This fee includes semester tuition, room and board, and orientation. The Madrid summer fee is $4,380 (which includes six Marquette University credits; housing in homestay accommodations with two meals/day; orientation; guided visits around Madrid; and health insurance)School for International Training (SIT) Semester and Academic Year Programs. Not included in either of the programs fees is airfare and additional food expenses. 

Petition Programs - Each petition program has a designated tuition amount in addition to a $1000 study abroad fee.

SIT Programs - Each SIT program has a designated tuition amount ($13,465–$15,039 per semester). There will also be a room and board fee, which varies by program.  For a list of the tuition ranges per a semester and summer please visit the SIT Programs page. There is an additional $1000 Loyola Study Abroad Fee added on to the cost of every semester and yearlong program, and the summer Loyola Study Abroad Fee is $500.  

The Vietnam Center -  The program cost for fall 2012 and spring 2013 is $16,840. (The breakdown is $15,865 for tuition and four academic excursions and a $975 program fee for housing, group outings, and on-site program support). Additional costs include a $100 Loyola study abroad fee that is paid at the time of application. Food and airfare expenses are not included.  

 

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Loyola Study Abroad (OIP) Fees

Loyola will bill students for a Study Abroad Fee in addition to the other billable program costs.  The fees are as follows:

USAC Programs: $1000.00 Semester and Full year                                                                                 $500.00 Summer

IES Programs: $1000.00 Semester and Full year
$500 Summer

Heidelberg University Program: $1000.00 Semester and Full year
$500 Summer

Rome Center: $100 Summer, Semester and Full year (Fee will be collected as a portion of the $500 deposit rather than billed.)

The Beijing Center: $100 Summer, Semester and Full year

Loyola Exchange Programs: $1000.00 Semester and Full year $500.00 Summer

Loyola Affiliate Programs: $100.00 Summer, Semester and Full year

Petition Programs: $1000 Semester and Full year, $500 Summer

SIT Programs: $1000.000 Semester and Full year, $500.00 Summer

The Vietnam Center: $100 Semester

Generally, students who participate in more than one study abroad program will be assessed the fee for each program.  However, the maximum amount in study abroad fees a student will be charged is $1000 with the exception of the Rome Center, The Beijing Center, The Vietnam Center and LUC summer programs (i.e. Aix-en-Provence, Cordoba, Tunisia).  For example, a student going on an Exchange program sophomore year and a Beijing Center program junior year will be billed $100 and $1000.  A student going on an Affiliate program Fall semester and an IES program Spring semester will be billed $100 in the Fall and $900 in the Spring.

Study abroad fees are generally not refundable once they are charged to the student's account (prior to departure).  Exceptions may be possible on a case by case basis.

The $100 non-refundable application fee paid as part of the online application will count towards the fees listed above.

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Transfer of Financial Assistance

Loyola Exchange Programs - Federal Grants and Loans and Alternative loans. Loyola Grants and Scholarships apply to semester and year programs; for information about institutional aid transfer to summer programs, see the Financial Aid Officer in the Financial Assistance office (abroadfinaid@luc.edu).

The Beijing Center - For Loyola University Chicago Students: Federal Grants and Loans and Alternative loans, Loyola Grants and Scholarships.  Non-Loyola University Chicago students should check with their home schools.

Heidelberg University Program- For Loyola University Chicago Students: Federal Grants and Loans and Alternative loans, Loyola Grants and Scholarships. Note: Loyola scholarships and grants are limited to two students a semester and will be given to the individuals who complete their Loyola study abroad application first.

The Rome Center - For Loyola University Chicago Students: Federal Grants and Loans and Alternative loans, Loyola Grants and Scholarships.  Non-Loyola University Chicago students should check with their home schools.

Loyola Vietnam Program - For Loyola University Chicago Students: Federal Grants and Loans and Alternative loans, Loyola Grants and Scholarships.  Non-Loyola University Chicago students should check with their home schools.

London Dramatic Academy Fordham University - For Loyola University Chicago Students: Federal Grants and Loans and Alternative loans, Loyola Grants and Scholarships.  Non-Loyola University Chicago students should check with their home schools. Limit 3 students per semester.

USAC Programs - State and Federal loans, MAP and Pell Grants

IES Programs - State and Federal loans, MAP and Pell Grants  

SIT Programs- State and Federal loans, MAP and Pell Grants

Petition Programs - State and Federal loans, MAP and Pell Grants

Affiliate Programs
- State and Federal loans, MAP and Pell Grants

Loyola's Own Summer and J-Term Programs - Contact the Financial Assistance Office at 773.508.7704 or abroadfinaid@luc.edu .

For more detailed information about financial aid transfer, contact the Financial Assistance Office at 773.508.7704 or abroadfinaid@luc.edu .

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I-Plan

Make the cost of your study abroad more affordable by spreading payments over a number of monthly installments instead of making one payment each semester. For more information, click here, or contact Tobyn Friar (tfriar@luc.edu) or Lynn Graves (lgraves@luc.edu) in the Office of the Bursar.

Loyola

Office for International Programs · Sullivan Center, 6339 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60660
Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
773.508.7706 · studyabroad@luc.edu

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