Loyola University Chicago

John Felice Rome Center

Program Costs

Getting to Rome shouldn't be a problem. In fact, with our affordable payment plan, scholarships, and discounts, a semester at the JFRC may actually cost less than staying home.

JFRC Semester Costs 2021-2022 for most Loyola University Chicago students

  • Tuition (12-18 credits) - $23,205 
    • Nursing - $23,720
  • Room and board
    • Fall (including breakfast plan)- $5,216
    • Spring- TBD
  • OIP Administrative Fee
  • Student Activity Fee- $300
  • Technology Fee - $125
  • Permesso di soggiorno fee - $180
  • Study abroad insurance
    • Fall- $200
    • Spring- $300

Semester Costs for Visiting Students to the JFRC may vary significantly from those above.  Contact rome@luc.edu for details.

  • Students can choose the five-week session, a four-week fusion experience, or do them both (as the fusion experiences begin right after summer Session I). 
  • Day-long excursions are included in the five week session; the four-week experiences are traveling or on-site for more than half of the time.
Tuition for JFRC 2020 Summer Classes$700 per credit hour
Five-Week Session I (includes tuition): May 15-June 19 $7,449.00
Four-Week Sicily Fusion Experience (includes tuition): June 20-July 18 $7,776.00
Four-Week Abruzzo Fusion Experience (includes tuition): June 20-July 18 $7,207.00 
Four-Week Umbria (Perugia) Fusion Experience (includes tuition): June 20-July 18 $7,801.00 


Terme-Bill GeneratedTuition Due Date
Fall July 15th August 5th
Spring December 15th January 5th
Summer April 15th May 5th

To review a summary of your account activity online, please refer to your LOCUS Account Summary at www.luc.edu/locus.

Loyola students

  • Tuition and fees at the JFRC are comparable to, and may cost less than, a semester in Chicago.
  • All federal, state, and Loyola aid will apply (federal work study does not).
  • For more information please visit the Bursar's website.

Visiting students

  • Consult your home institution's study abroad advisor to confirm costs of the JFRC and what aid may apply.

Still have questions? To learn more about the John Felice Rome Center please contact a JFRC Representative. Also visit  the JFRC scholarship page to see if you may be eligible for a scholarship.