Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

Cost

Cost & Financial Aid Chart

Estimated Program Costs & Financial Aid

Please see the chart below for estimated program costs for the current academic year.  Please note that these costs are subject to change at any time; please check the program website for specific information about all costs and fees. 

*$100 of the OIP fee is paid upon submission of the application; any remaining balance will be posted to the student’s account, when applicable

ProgramsEstimated TuitionEstimated Room & BoardFinancial Aid That AppliesOIP Administrative Fee*
Rome, Italy
Semester: same as LUC tuition
Summer: $4,230 (for 6 credit hours)
Semester: $6,288
Summer: $1,400-$1,700
Loyola, federal, state 
$100
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Semester: $14,000
Housing: $985
Meals not included
Loyola, federal, state
$100
Various locations
Summer: $2,115 (for 3 credit hours)
Varies by program, $950-$1900
Federal (summer)
$100
Australia, France, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Same as LUC semester tuition
Varies by program; paid directly to host institution
Loyola, federal, state
$100
Jesuit University Programs
China, El Salvador, England (London), Spain, South Africa
Semester: $13,000 - $23,000
Summer: $3,500 – $5,200
Generally included in tuition price
Beijing Center: $2,500 (meals not included)
Loyola, federal, state
$100
Jesuit University Programs
Chile, Sweden, England (Newcastle)
Semester: $13,000 - $23,000
Summer: $3,500 - $5,200
Generally included in tuition price
Federal, state
$100
Asia, Europe, Latin America
Semester: $11,300 - $17,300
Summer: $3,890 - $6,750
Generally included in tuition price
Federal, state, program scholarships
Semester: $1,000
Summer: $500
Summer Internships in:
Australia/NZ, Europe, & Latin America
Summer: $3,090 - $9,690
Generally included in tuition price
Federal, state, program scholarships
Summer: $500
Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, Latin America
Semester: $15,435 - $25,875
Summer: $5,050 - $8,570
Housing included; meals not included
Federal, state, program scholarships
Semester: $1,000
Summer: $500
Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, Latin America
Semester: $14,750 – $23,500
Summer: $5,770 – $9,950
Included in tuition price
Federal, state, program scholarships
Semester: $1,000
Summer: $500
Russia and Eurasia
Semester: $8,995 - $12,950
Summer: $2,795 - $7,390
Additional cost; varies by program
Federal, state, program scholarships
Semester: $1,000
Summer: $500
Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe, Latin America
Semester: $4,705 - $14,800
Summer: $2,180 - $4,580
Generally included in tuition price
Federal, state, program scholarships
Semester: $1,000
Summer: $500
Petition Programs
Varies by program
Varies by program
Federal, state, program scholarships (if available)
Semester: $1,000
Summer: $500

Affordable Programs

The estimated cost for a semester at Loyola is approximately $26,500. This includes tuition, housing, meals, personal spending and mandatory fees such as transportation, health insurance, technology, student activity, and textbooks.

Visit the Affordable Programs Chart for a selection of affordable study abroad programs that are equal or less than a semester at Loyola. Do not allow misconceptions about financing study abroad to deter you from exploring this opportunity. Once you select a program, you can get started and complete our Go Global Worksheet to apply your financial aid and see a more accurate depiction of your personal program costs.

Installment Plans

Students who study abroad on semester or year-long Global Center, Global Exchange or Jesuit University Partner programs, can set up a payment plan through the Office of the Bursar. To arrange this option, please contact the Office of the Bursar at iplan@luc.edu or 773-508-7705.

Students attending Global Partner programs, through approved providers (API, CIS, IES, USAC, SIT, and SRAS) may work with the billing department of the providers to set up payment plans if the option is available.

Financial Aid

The chart above explains what financial aid applies to each type of study abroad program. For more details or information about how financial aid may need to be re-packaged for study abroad, please contact the Office for Student Financial Assistance at abroadfinaid@luc.edu, 773-508-7704 or visit the Student Services HUB at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. 

Scholarships

The Office for International Programs encourages students to research and apply for awards that can help to cover the cost of a study abroad experience. For further information about study abroad scholarships, please visit the study abroad Scholarships page. The Loyola Fellowship Office is also a good resources for researching study abroad awards and preparing scholarship application materials. They hold information session regularly and are able to meet with students individually.

Map Grant and Study Abroad Enrollment

Students who currently receive a MAP grant from the state of Illinois and are planning to study abroad for a semester or year of a Global Partnership (link to program description) program, should email the Office for International Programs at studyabroad@luc.edu with the exact number of credits they are planning to take abroad. This will help to ensure that students receive accurate award funding.

 Billing

Program Type Pay Loyola Pay Provider/Host University
Global Centers OIP Fee, CISI, Tuition, Room & Board, Deposits n/a
Faculty-Led Programs OIP Fee, CISI, Tuition, Room & Board, Deposits n/a
Global Exchanges OIP Fee, CISI, Tuition Room & Board, Housing Deposits
Global Partners- Jesuit Universities OIP Fee, CISI, Tuition, Room & Board Deposits 
Global Partners- IES, USAC, API, SRAS, SIT, CIS OIP Fee, CISI (except API)  Tuition, Room & Board, Deposits, Other Charges
Petition Program OIP Fee, CISI Tuition, Room & Board, Deposits, Other Charges

Billing Timelines  

Fall Semester Programs- July 15th charges posted in LOCUS, August 5th payment deadline

Spring Semester Programs- December 15th charges posted in LOCUS, January 5th payment deadline

J-Term and Spring Break Programs- December 15th charges posted in LOCUS, January 5th payment deadline

Summer Programs- April 15th charges posted in LOCUS, May 5th payment deadline

Summer Global Partners Programs- May 15th charges posted in LOCUS, June 5th payment deadline

OIP Administrative Fee/ Study Abroad Fee

The Office for International Programs charges all Loyola students a fee when they study abroad. It covers the university’s administrative cost for sending students abroad. The fee ranges from $100-$1,000 based on the program type and length. Please refer to the Cost and Financial Aid Chart for further information.

Deposits

Once accepted to study abroad, it is common for many programs to ask students to pay a deposit to confirm their spot on a program. The John Felice Rome Center requires a $500 deposit and Global Faculty-Led programs require a $300 deposit. Also, some Global Partner programs may also require deposit.

CISI Health Insurance

In accordance with the university’s Travel Policy, all students must be enrolled in international health insurance while abroad. The provider for Loyola’s study abroad insurance is Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI). The Office for International Programs will enroll and bill all Loyola students for the cost of CISI. For an overview of the plan and prices click here.