Cost & Scholarships
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.
USAC Programs - Each USAC program has a designated tuition amount. 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 $1000 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.
IES Programs - Each IES program has a designated tuition amount, which is different from 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 $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 John Felice Rome Center - Click on the program name to visit the Rome Center Web site for cost information.
The Beijing Center - The fall 2012 and spring 2012 program cost for Loyola University Chicago students is $18,530 per semester. (The breakdown is $16,420 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 $37,060, which includes $32,840 for tuition, $4,220 for double housing, and $100 for the Loyola study abroad fee. In addition to the program costs is a $50 application fee. Airfare and food are separate expenses, not included in the tuition or fees.
Santiago, Chile (Affiliate Program) - The tuition (for spring 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 2011 is $17,368 and $4,600 for the summer 2012, which includes tuition, shared housing, complete 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.
London Dramatic Academy Fordham University (Affiliate Program)- The semester program cost for Fall 2011 is $23,218 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. There is a $100 application fee.
SIT Programs - Each SIT program has a designated tuition amount. 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.
Loyola Study Abroad 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
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
Approved Petition Programs: $1000 Semester and Full year
SIT Programs: $1000.000 Semester and Full year, $500.00 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 and The Beijing Center programs. 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.
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 (email@example.com).
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.
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
For more detailed information about financial aid transfer, contact the Financial Assistance Office at 773.508.7704 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please visit our scholarship page here.
A variety of study abroad scholarships are available to Loyola students. Loyola University Chicago grants and scholarships apply only to exchange programs, the Rome Center, the Beijing Center, and the Vietnam Center. Also, there are a number of scholarships that are funded by independent organizations with a dedicated interest in fostering international education. Past Loyola students have been recipients of such scholarships as the Freeman-Asia Scholarship and the Gilman Scholarship.
List of scholarships: (This list is not exhaustive)
Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan
The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project awards 20 scholarships annually for American students participating in study abroad programs in Japan. For more information, click here .
British Transatlantic Exchange Association (BUTEX) Scholarship
This award is open to students studying abroad at select universities in the UK. Visit www.butex.ac.uk for more details.
Diversity Abroad, in cooperation with AIFS, will offer ten, $500 scholarships for full-time undergraduate (both community college and university level) students studying abroad during spring 2012 and fall 2012. Five scholarships are available for the fall and five for the spring. Applicants must be full-time undergraduates at a university or community college based in the Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom or the United States. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Multiracial/ethnic or Indigenous/Native-American, students with disabilities and first generation college undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply. For information click here.
Diversity Abroad / AIFS Achievement Scholarship
Each semester, AIFS offers up to 10 semester scholarships of $1000 to outstanding students from under-represented groups. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement and/or participate in community service activities. For more information click here.
Freeman Award for Study in Asia
The Freeman-ASIA Program aims to increase the number of U.S. undergraduates who study in East and Southeast Asia. Award amounts vary from $3,000 for a summer program to $5,000 for a semester/quarter program to $7,000 for an academic year program. For additional information, click here.
Fund for Education Abroad
The Fund for Education Abroad is committed to increasing the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in study abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of scholarships. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled as undergraduates in US universities/colleges who plan to study abroad for at least four weeks between September 2012 and August 2013. FEA offers up tp 10 annual scholarships up to $10,000 for students studying in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs for a minimum of 4 weeks. For more information, click here.
Fund for International Service Learning (FISL) Scholarship.
This is an award of $500 for students participating in a credit-bearing service learning experience in another country. Visit www.fisl.org/home.php
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Provides grants and scholarships for highly qualified students for study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. This program supports study abroad in Germany and German universities. Visit www.daad.org
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship
This scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 to U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. For more information, visit: www.iie.org/gilman
Illinois St. Andrew Society (ISAS) Harper Brown Memorial Scholarship (for study in Scotland)
ISAS awards a scholarship for fall semester or yearlong students to help defray the cost of a U.S. student studying in Scotland. To be eligible, applicants (or one of their family members) should join ISAS (minimum $45 for annual individual membership.) Applicants should also preferably live in the Chicago area. Past awards have been approximately $3000. The application deadline is usually in late March. Contact the Office for International Programs for more information.
Japan Monbukagakusho Scholarship
For students interested in studying in Japan. Visit www.chicago.us.emb-japan.go.jp/JIC/monbusho.html
John Felice Rome Center Scholarships
The Rome Center offers several awards exclusively for Rome Center students, thanks to generous Rome Center alumni benefactors. Click here for further information.
Senator David L. Boren Scholarships
This is a federal scholarship competition for study abroad through the National Security Education Program (NSEP). It provides funding (up to $20,000) for students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. For more information, visit: www.iie.org/nsep
SIT Study Abroad Scholarships
SIT has numerous awards available for students participating in SIT programs About one-half of SIT scholarship applicants receive some sort of SIT financial assistance. Awards generally range from $500 to $5,000 for semester programs, and $300 to $3,000 for summer programs. For students who are federal Pell grant recipients this includes an automatic match of semester Pell awards for participation at many SIT sites. For more information about SIT scholarships, click here
USAC Scholarship Award
This scholarship is offered by the Loyola Office for International Programs. It is awarded to Loyola students participating in spring and fall USAC programs. For an application, please visit the following link:USAC Scholarship Application- Spring 2013 .
Vietnam Center Scholarship
This NEW scholarship is now available for Loyola and visiting students, starting with the the spring 2013 program. There are 10 awards of $5,000 every semester. Applicants must be Pell grant recipients, in the ACE program or ACE eligible in order to be considered. To find out more information, please refer to the Vietnam Scholarship Flyer