Loyola University Chicago

Study Abroad

Cost

Program Costs

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

API—Each API program has a designated program cost ($4,680–31,480 per semester). Generally the program cost includes room and board, airport pickup, and a mobile phone. 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. An additional $250 security deposit is required for all API programs. A fee of $75 will be retained from all security deposits to cover standard cleaning fees and general maintenance fees, including minor repairs and standard touch-up painting. The remaining $175 is refundable provided that: 1) no additional fees are assessed on-site for incidentals, damages, or excessive utility usage; and 2) the API program fee has been paid in full. API charges 50% of the program costs, plus the application and confirmation deposits if the student cancels within 60 days prior to the program start. The student will not receive any refund for cancellations after the program start. For the most current information on API fees, visit the API withdrawal page.

CIS—A semester in Oman through CIS costs $15,700 for the fall or spring semester, and $2,730–6,370 for the summer semester. The fees include housing, insurance, and airport pickup. Interning through CIS costs between $2,990 and $8,190. 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. An additional $200 security deposit is required for all CIS programs. For more information, visit the CIS finances page.

IES Programs—Each IES program has a designated tuition amount ($11,380–26,500 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.

SIT Programs—Each SIT program has a designated tuition amount ($12,160–16,600 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.

School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS)—Each SRAS program has a designated program cost ($2,395–12,950 per semester). Generally the program costs do not include room and board, with a few exceptions. Health insurance, airport pickup, and a mobile phone are typically included. 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. An additional $250 non-refundable security deposit is required for all SRAS programs. Application refunds are not available. Deposit refunds are available before the student receives an acceptance letter. Tuition (less deposit) is fully refundable if we are notified in writing at least 30 days before your departure date. For more information on SRAS fees, visit the SRAS FAQ Page.

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.

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

The Beijing Center—Click on the program name to visit the Beijing Center website for cost information.

The Vietnam Center —Click on the program name to visit the Vietnam Center website for cost information.

Exchange Programs—Students pay the same tuition 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.

Santiago, Chile (Jesuit University)—The tuition for spring and fall 2014–2015 is $13,600, 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 (Jesuit University)—The program cost for the fall 2014 or spring 2015 program is $18,911 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 (Jesuit University)—The semester tuition for 2014–2015 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 (Jesuit University)—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.

Cape Town, South Africa Service Learning Programs Marquette University (Jesuit University)—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.

Saint Louis University Madrid (Jesuit University)—SLU Madrid has a program fee of 11,000 € for fall and spring semesters and 475 € (per credit) for the summer sessions. This does not include housing, airfare, or food expenses.  Loyola State Federal Aid applies.

Global Faculty-Led 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.

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

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:

API, CIS, IES, SIT, SRAS, and USAC Programs: $1000 Semester and Full year, $500 Summer

John Felice 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

The Vietnam Center: $100 Semester

Global Exchange Programs: $1000 Semester and Full year $500 Summer

Jesuit University Programs: $100 Summer, Semester and Full year

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

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.


Transfer of Financial Assistance

API, CIS, IES, SIT, SRAS, and USAC Programs—State and Federal loans, MAP and Pell Grants

Global 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.

John Felice 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.

The Vietnam 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.

Global Partner—Jesuit University Programs—State and Federal loans, MAP, Pell Grants, and Loyola State Federal Aid applies to Fordham London, Casa de la Solidaridad, Casa Baynihan, and Saint Louis University Madrid.

Global Faculty-Led Summer and J-Term Programs—Contact the Financial Assistance Office at 773.508.7704 or abroadfinaid@luc.edu.

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

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

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.