Loyola University Chicago

Rule of Law for Development Institute

School of Law

Estimated Living Costs

The table below provides a general guideline for estimated basic living costs during the studies in Rome. Note that the estimate does not include costs for tuition and fees, travel to and from Italy, visa and application costs and any unforeseen or extraordinary cost items. Individual needs and choices will determine the budget required for living costs for each student.

Estimated Living Costs in Rome


Per Month

Rent (single room in shared apartment close to campus as per PROLAW housing list)


Food (campus canteen meals)


Local transport


Books and supplies


Personal expenses


Total living costs per month