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James Cook University Budget (Cairns and Townsville)

Posted on February 15, 2013

James Cook University (Cairns and Townsville)
Fall/Spring Semesters 2013-2014
The fees, charges, and expenses shown are estimates provided by James Cook University and are based on current information.

Program Costs to be paid to Wheaton College:

  • Wheaton Tuition
  • Wheaton Housing
  • Wheaton Board

Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or the student activities fee 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 and course fees
  • Housing
  • Board
  • Australian Health Insurance
  • JCU Orientation Fees
  • Course related excursions
  • Round-trip airfare from LA to program city

Other Expenses per semester: Students are responsible for all the following additional expenses. Refundable deposits are returned to students at the end of the semester minus any damage costs. These are estimates and may change depending on exchange rates, lifestyle, and other factors.

Refundable housing deposits
Cairns key deposit
$20 (paid upon arrival)

Townsville residence deposit

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

Transportation to meet group flight in L.A.

Visa Fees

Passport Fees (for first-time US Applicant)

Books & Academic Supplies (estimated)

Personal Expenses
$1,200 (varies per lifestyle)

Students are responsible for housing & board costs incurred during any scheduled program breaks during or in between semesters.

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

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