Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Center for Global Education


College Year in Athens Budget

Posted on July 9, 2013

College Year in Athens
Fall/Spring Semesters 2013-2014
The fees, charges, and expenses shown are estimates provided by the CYA program and are based on current information.

Program Costs to be paid to Wheaton College:

  • Wheaton Tuition

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 & Fees
  • Program-related field trips
  • Greek health insurance (required)
  • Orientation
  • Mobile phone (students are responsible for usage fees)
  • Round-trip airfare on group flight from Boston or New York to Athens

Other Expenses per semester: Students are responsible for the following additional expenses. These are estimates and may change depending on exchange rates, lifestyle, and other factors.

Passport Fees (first time U.S. applicant)

Consular Fees
$60 (fluctuates with the exchange rate), plus $150 after arrival for extension


Board (lunch at Academic Center Monday-Friday)

Meals (not provided by CYA)
$1,600 (estimate)

Supplemental Study Abroad Health Insurance (if not on Wheaton's health insurance coverage through Koster)$40 per month

Personal Expenses
$1,600 (variable per lifestyle)

Books & Academic Supplies
Only need to purchase for Modern Greek Language course; other books are borrowed from CYA and returned at the end of the semester

Local Transportation
A packet of bus/metro tickets are provided by CYA but all additional tickets are at your expense. Most students walk to class; apartments are within walking distance of the Academic Center


Students are responsible for housing and board costs incurred during any scheduled university breaks during or between Semesters.

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

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