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University of Edinburgh & Parliamentary Internship Program Budget

Posted on January 25, 2013

U Edinburgh & Parliamentary Internship Program

Fall/Spring Semesters 2013-2014

The fees, charges and expenses shown are estimates provided by Boston University and are based on current information only and are subject to change. Estimates are indicative of a single semester's costs.

Program Costs to be Paid to Wheaton College:

  • Wheaton Tuition Only

Students are not charged the technology, laundry, and student activities fees while on a study abroad program. Fees will be billed to students on their regular Wheaton College student account during regular billing cycles (July for Fall Semester & December for Spring Semester).

Wheaton Confirmation Fee:
All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation.

Program Includes:

  • Tuition & Fees
  • Round-trip airfare from New York or Boston

Other Expenses per semester: Students are responsible for all expenses during any scheduled university breaks during or between Semesters. Students will be making their own arrangements for Accommodations (Housing) and Board. These are estimates and may change depending on exchange rates, lifestyle, and other factors. Options vary from dormitory-style living, with a meal plan, to university apartments and “self-catered” meals. They can be explored further by going to: www.accom.ed.ac.uk

Housing Fees (range from £912- £2,160)
$1,465. to 3,465

Meals- self-catered (estimated)
$1,250- 1,400

Books & Supplies (estimated)

Local Transportation (estimated)

Personal Expenses (variable expense per lifestyle)

Required Supplemental Study Abroad Insurance [not required if on Wheaton’s health coverage (Koster)]

Passport Fees (first time U.S. applicants)

UK Student Visa (required for year-long University student and Edinburgh Parliamentary Interns; £145)
$475.00 (Excludes postage and expediting fees, if incurred)
Non-intern, semester students whose stay does not exceed 6 months do not need the visa.

Personal Travel Expenses

Currency Exchange: Students should be aware that exchange rates are constantly fluctuating. For the most current exchange rate check the Website: http://www.exchangerate.com.

Program details are subject to change at the discretion of the Center for Global Education.


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