Cost Comparisons

How much does it cost to study abroad?

Use the tables below as a reference for comparing the general costs of studying abroad with the costs of taking classes on campus. For a specific budget for a particular location, please contact the Study Abroad Office.  All exchange programs are based on in-state tuition rates (if you are an out-of-state student, you will will receive in-state rates during your time abroad).

  • Semester in Asia Example

    Semester at Chung Ang University- Seoul, South Korea (2023-2024)

    Semester at Tech (2023-2024)                                                             

    Tuition $5415 Tuition $5415
    Housing $1300 Housing $3084
    Meals $700 Meal Plan $2968
    Books $200 Books $500
    Transportation $600 Transportation $500
    Personal Expenses $1500 Personal Expenses $2000
    Airfare $1700    
    Passport $165    
    Visa $50    
    Health Insurance $200    

    Tech pays up to $1000 for airfare

    -$1000

       

    Total

    $10,830

    Total

    $14,467

    Difference $3637 less

  • Semester in Europe Example

    Semester at Radboud University- Netherlands (2023-2024)

    Semester at Tech (2023-2024)                                                

    Tuition $5415 Tuition $5415
    Housing $3000 Housing $3084
    Meals $1000 Meal Plan $2968
    Books $245 Books $500
    Transportation $360 Transportation $500
    Personal Expenses $1500 Personal Expenses $2000
    Airfare (Tech pays up to $1000) $1200    
    Passport $165    
    Visa $200    
    Health Insurance $300    

    Tech pays up to $1000 for airfare

    -$1000

       

    Total

    $12,385

    Total

    $14,467

    Difference $2082 less

  • Semester in Americas Example

    Semester at University of Monterrey- Mexico (2023-2024)

    Semester at Tech (2023-2024).                                            

    Tuition $5415 Tuition $5415
    Housing $2000 Housing $3084
    Meals $1000 Meal Plan $2968
    Books $200 Books $500
    Transportation $500 Transportation $500
    Personal Expenses $1500 Personal Expenses $2000
    Airfare (Tech pays up to $1000) $550    
    Passport $165    
    Visa $0    
    Health Insurance $250    
    Magellan app fee $165    

    Tech pays up to $1000 for airfare

    -$1000

       

    Total

    $10,745

    Total

    $14,467

    Difference $3722 less

  • Summer in Europe Example

    4-Week Summer Program in Valencia, Spain (6 credit hours) (2021-2022)

    4-Week Summer Term at Tech (6 credit hours) (2021-2022)              

    Tuition $1304 Tuition $2634
    Housing $791 Housing $883
    Meals $264 Meal Plan $1058
    Books $0 Books $200
    Transportation $300 Transportation $100
    Personal Expenses $400 Personal Expenses $400
    Airfare (Tech pays up to $1000) $1100    
    Passport $165    
    Visa $0    
    Health Insurance $0 (included)    

    Tech pays up to $1000 for airfare

    -$1000

       

    Total

    $3324

    Total

    $5275

    Difference $1951 less

  • Summer in Asia Example

    4-Week Summer Program in Japan (6 credit hours) (2023-2024)

    4-Week Summer Term at Tech (6 credit hours) (2023-2024)  

    Tuition $2772 Tuition $2634
    Housing $984 Housing $883
    Meals $328 Meal Plan $1058
    Books $0 Books $200
    Transportation $300 Transportation $100
    Personal Expenses $400 Personal Expenses $400
    Airfare (Tech pays up to $1000) $1700    
    Passport $165    
    Visa $0    
    Health Insurance $0 (included)    

    Tech pays up to $1000 for airfare

    -$1000

       

    Total

    $5649

    Total

    $5275

    Difference $374 more

These prices do not include your financial aid.  If you receive financial aid or scholarships, you can subtract that amount from the total. Please see Financial Matters for more information.

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