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OTS South Africa Budget

Posted on July 9, 2013

Organization for Tropical Studies - South Africa
Fall/Spring Semesters 2013-2014
The fees, charges, and expenses shown are estimates provided by the OTS South Africa program 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 & Fees
  • Housing
  • Board
  • Local Transportation
  • Some Recreational Activities
  • Field and Office Equipment
  • Round-trip airfare on group flight from Boston or New York to South Africa

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)

Visa Fees

Books & Academic Supplies (estimated)

Laundry Fees

Lifetime Transcript Fee

Personal Expenses
$1,000 (variable expense per lifestyle)


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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