Fees and Costs

Study Abroad Fees

Application Fee*

All students participating in an abroad program are required to pay an application fee.  

Tuition Costs

Students studying on FAU Faculty Led programs pay the cost of tuition directly to the Cashiers Office. Students must be enrolled for the minimum number of credits hours offered on the program. 

FAU Program Costs

Students studying on most FAU Faculty Led programs pay the required program fee to the Education Abroad Marketplace page by the deadline given upon acceptance. The program fee often includes housing and housing fees, some meals, in country transportation, museum fees and excursions fees. Airfare may or may not be included depending on the program.

Exchange Program Costs

Students studying on FAU sponsored exchange programs pay FAU tuition directly to the Cashier's Office. The additional costs of studying on an exchange are paid by the student, usually to the exchange partner directly. Students pay for their own housing, meals, transportation costs, airfare, living expenses and all incidentals.

Non-FAU Program, Affiliate, and Direct Enroll Costs

Students studying on Non-FAU programs or affiliates pay tuition and programs costs directly to the program provider.


CISI insurance is required for all students participating in study abroad programs. The cost of coverage is determined by the duration of the program. Students will be informed of their CISI financial responsibility upon acceptance into a program. Information regarding the cost and coverages provided by CISI may be obtained at the Education Abroad office.

* Education Abroad Application Fee

Education Abroad at Florida Atlantic University is charged with helping faculty, departments and colleges create and then manage study abroad programs for FAU students.  Education Abroad provides a broad range of support assistance for our campus customers, including program design, advertising and marketing, recruitment, student advising, financial planning, fee collection, account management, vendor payments, and grade recording and management.  All students going on programs managed by Education Abroad are eligible for Education Abroad study abroad scholarships (active when adequate funds are available for this purpose).

For these services Education Abroad charges a modest application processing fee.  The fee for this is $100 (for programs of less than 3 weeks in duration), $200 (for programs of 3 weeks or longer in duration), $250 for two semesters abroad, and $50 add on fee if someone extends a semester abroad for a second semester.

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