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Cost Information

Our office understands that cost is a major factor when deciding to study abroad. We keep this in mind when researching and developing new program opportunities, making sure to always have a variety of options to choose from.

Estimated program budgets are provided for each study abroad opportunity. View the program budgets below to easily compare program costs. Exchange programs are also available and tend to have lower overall costs associated.

You may also be interested in exploring the following resources pertaining to cost and study abroad:

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  • Financial Aid and College Illinois! Abroad

    Most Financial Aid and College Illinois! may be applied to the cost of OIE-sponsored study abroad programs.

  • Study Abroad Program Billing

    An explanation of study abroad charges you can expect to see reflected on your bill within your ISU student account.

  • Study Abroad Scholarships

    There are various scholarships available to help fund study abroad experiences.

  • Withdrawal and Refund Policy

    Review our policies on study abroad program withdrawal, cancellation, or interruption.

  • Program Budgets

    When creating an estimated program budget, the Study Abroad Team aims to include every foreseeable expense.

  • Exchange Programs

    An Exchange Program is a program in which ISU has made an agreement with a host institution abroad to exchange students between the universities without paying additional tuition.