Budget Worksheet


To help you plan your budget, we suggest you complete this worksheet. Refer to the "Planning a Personal Budget" section of your program's pre-departure information to help you estimate your expenses. If your family is helping to pay for your program abroad, you should go over these figures with them, too.

  • Academic year = 30 weeks plus 8 vacation weeks (4 at Christmas, 4 at Easter)
  • Single term= 10-12 weeks
  • Semester = 12-15 weeks plus 3 or 4 weeks spring break
  • Spring two term = 20 weeks plus 3 or 4 weeks spring break
  • Fall two term = 20 weeks plus 3 or 4 weeks for winter break

Expenses

Full program fee (including $500 deposit) $
Orientation expenses $
Meals (# program weeks ___ x $ ___ per week) $
Special courses fee (if applicable) $
Books/photocopies/art supplies $
Local commuting/transportation $
Personal expenses (# program weeks ___ x $ ___ per week) $
Vacation expenses (# program weeks ___ x $ ___ per week) $
Airfare $

Total Expenses Anticipated:

$ 
 

Resources 

Family contribution $
Your summer earnings $
Your savings $
Stafford Loan (deduct 5% for origination fees) $
Other financial aid $
Other resources $

Total Resources Anticipated

$