US Transferable Credit: Study Abroad Costs

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM COSTS 2019-2020

The following cost information applies to the LdM Italy Study Abroad Programs. For the one-year and two-year Certificate Program costs, as well as for the semester-long Certificate Programs costs, please click here.

We encourage students coming from an affiliate institution to contact their Study Abroad office regarding enrollment costs.

Please be sure to read carefully all conditions regarding your selections.

Study Abroad Tuition Fees 2019-2020

Florence

 

 Academic Sessions  Dates (arrival/departure) Program Tuition Cost
Fall 2019
Academic  Semester
8/27 – 12/14 12-16 credits $8,700
Fall 2019
Academic Semester / Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
8/27 – 11/28 15 credits $8,800
Academic Year 2019-2020
(Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Semesters)
8/27 – 5/16 12-16 credits
per semester
$16,950
(Discount applied to
2nd semester tuition)
January Intersession 2020 1/2 – 1/22 3 credit elective
or 4 credit Italian
$1,850
6-7 credits
(two courses)
$3,100
Spring 2020
Academic Semester
1/28 – 5/16 12-16 credits $8,700
Spring 2020 Academic Semester / Three Cities (Tuscania, Rome and Florence) 1/28 – 5/1 15 credits $8,800

Summer I 2020 (June)

Summer II 2020 (July)

5/28 – 6/26

7/2 – 7/30

3 credit elective
or 4 credit Italian
$2,150
6-7 credits
(two courses)
$3,500

Rome

 Academic Sessions
 Dates (arrival/departure) Program Tuition Cost
Fall 2019
Academic  Semester
8/27 – 12/14 12-16 credits $8,700
Rome STEM Program
(12-16 credits)
$8,700
Fall 2019
Academic Semester / Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
8/27 – 11/28 15 credits $8,800
Academic Year 2019-2020
(Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Semesters)
8/27 – 5/16 12-16 credits
per semester
$16,950
(Discount applied
to 2nd semester tuition)
Spring 2020
Academic Semester
1/28 – 5/16 12-16 credits $8,700
Rome STEM Program
12-16 credits
$8,700
Spring 2020
Academic Semester / Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
1/28 – 5/1 15 credits $8,800

Summer I 2020 (June)

Summer II 2020 (July)

5/28 – 6/26

7/2 – 7/30

3 credit elective
or 4 credit Italian
$2,150
6-7 credits
(two courses)
$3,500

Tuscania

 Academic Sessions  Dates (arrival/departure) Program Tuition Cost
Fall 2019
Academic  Semester
8/27 – 12/14 12-16 credits $7,850
Fall 2019
Academic Semester / Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
8/27 – 11/28 15 credits $8,800
Academic Year 2019-2020
(Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Semesters)
8/27 – 5/16 12-16 credits
per semester
$15,300
(Discount applied
to 2nd semester tuition)
Spring 2020
Academic Semester
1/28 – 5/16 12-16 credits $7,850
Spring 2020
Academic Semester / Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
1/28 – 5/1 15 credits $8,800

Summer I 2020 (June)

Summer II 2020 (July)

5/28 – 6/26

7/2 – 7/30

3 credit elective
or 4 credit Italian
$2,000
6-7 credits
(two courses)
$3,050

Summer I 2020 (June)

Summer II 2020 (July)

5/28 – 6/26

7/2 – 7/30

3 credit elective
or 4 credit Italian
$2,000
6-7 credits
(two courses)
$3,050
* Students who enroll in the same program for the Academic Year will receive a tuition discount for the second semester.
* Students enrolling in 2 summer programs will receive a 5% discount on tuition cost.
* Academic grants are available for semester study abroad programs. Please inquire with LdM Academic Relations + Student Services.

Three Cities Program

 Academic Sessions  Dates (arrival / departure)  Program  Tuition Cost
Fall 2019 Academic Semester
Tuscania, Rome and Florence
8/27 – 11/28 15 credits $8,800
Spring 2020 Academic Semester
Tuscania, Rome and Florence
1/28 – 5/1 15 credits $8,800


Summer Workshops and Field School

The workshops and field school are short-term programs that provide 6 credits. Please refer to the course schedules and syllabi for detailed descriptions of the programs.

Workshop Site Dates (arrival / departure) Cost
Restoration Workshop
(4 weeks, 6 credits)
Summer I 2020 (June)
Summer II 2020 (July)
Florence
and Southern Italy

5/28 – 6/26

7/2 – 7/30

$4,950
(includes accommodation at the field location
and transportation from Florence to the field location and back)
Tuscania Archaeology Field School
(4 weeks, 6 credits)
Summer II 2020 (July)
Tuscania 7/2 – 7/30 $5,960
(includes accommodation in B&B
and two-way group transfer
Rome Fiumicino Airport – Tuscania)

Study Abroad Housing Costs 2019-2020

Student Apartment Housing

Housing costs include coverage of utility costs up to $75. Utility expenses above $75 will be charged to student residents.
Please note: a $300 housing safety deposit is to be added and will be refunded to students after the students’ departure, if no damages are found to the apartment.


FLORENCE

Academic Sessions Dates (arrival/departure) Room Type Cost
Fall 2019
Academic Semester
8/27 – 12/14 Double $3,800
Single $4,550
Fall 2019
Academic Semester – Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
8/27 – 11/28 Double $3,900
Academic Year* 2019-2020
(Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Semesters)
8/27 – 5/16 Double $7,600
Single $9,100
January Intersession 2020
(3 weeks)
1/2 – 1/22 Double $1,190
Single $1,380
Spring 2020
Academic Semester
1/28 – 5/16 Double $3,800
Single $4,550
Spring 2020
Academic Semester – Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
1/28 – 5/1 Double $3,900
Summer I – June 2020
(4 weeks)
5/28 – 6/26 Double $1,190
 Single $1,380
Summer II – July 2020
(4 weeks)
7/2 – 7/30  Double $1,190
 Single $1,380

 

ROME

Academic Sessions Dates (arrival/departure) Room Type Cost
Fall 2019
Academic Semester
8/27 – 12/14 Double $4,250
Single $5,150
Fall 2019
Academic Semester – Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
8/27 – 11/28 Double $3,900
Academic Year* 2019-2020
(Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Semesters)
8/27 – 5/16 Double $8,500
Single $10,300
Spring 2020
Academic Semester
1/28 – 5/16 Double $4,250
Single $5,150
Spring 2020
Academic Semester – Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
1/28 – 5/1 Double $3,900
Summer I – June 2020
(4 weeks)
5/28 – 6/26 Double $1,430
 Single $1,750
Summer II – July 2020
(4 weeks)
7/2 – 7/30  Double $1,430
 Single $1,750

Tuscania

Academic Sessions Dates (arrival/departure) Room Type Cost
Fall 2019
Academic Semester
8/27 – 12/14 Double $2,750
Single $3,170
Fall 2019
Academic Semester – Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
8/27 – 11/28 Double $3,900
Academic Year* 2019-2020
(Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 Semesters)
8/27 – 5/16 Double $5,500
Single $6,340
Spring 2020
Academic Semester
1/28 – 5/16 Double $2,750
Single $3,170
Spring 2020
Academic Semester – Three Cities
(Tuscania, Rome and Florence)
1/28 – 5/16 Double $3,900
Summer I – June 2020
(4 weeks)
5/28 – 6/26 Double $850
 Single $1,050
Summer II – July 2020
(4 weeks)
7/2 – 7/30  Double $850
 Single $1.050

 

* Academic Year housing placement is for exact dates of the programs. Students must vacate between program sessions. Students who are enrolled for the Academic Year may store luggage/belongings between sessions. LdM will assist students in finding storage and students will pay storage provider directly on site.

Home Stay

Please note that for Home Stay costs are only in EURO. To request information about the home stay costs and the specific home stay form you can contact [email protected] 
Housing with a host is available on a very limited basis.

 Florence Double Occupancy / January Intersession / Summer (per session)  €1,110
Single Occupancy / Summer  €1,320
Double Occupancy / Semester  €3,500
Single Occupancy / Semester  €4,030
 Rome Double Occupancy / Summer (per session)  €1,250
Single Occupancy / Summer (per session)  €1,480
Double Occupancy / Semester  €3,620
Single Occupancy / Semester  €4,330
 Tuscania Double Occupancy / Summer (per session)  €750
Single Occupancy / Summer (per session)  €950
Double Occupancy / Semester  €2,300
Double Occupancy / Semester (per session)  €2,630

Study Abroad Health Insurance 2019-2020

This supplemental insurance through GeoBlue is required of students who do not have alternate, comparable coverage. Although it is not included in the Tuition Cost, it is included in the Total Program Cost below. Please contact LdM Academic Relations + Student Services for questions regarding coverage and policy information.
Session Cost
January Intersession $75
Semester $285
Semester – Three Cities $265
Summer (per four-week session) $90
Academic Year $680

Total Program Costs: Study Abroad 2019-2020

These costs are based on standard course selection*, double occupancy student apartment housing, and student insurance.
*Standard course selection is 3-4 credits for Intersession and summer programs, and 15-16 credits for semester programs.
Site Fall 2019 Academic Year 2019/20 January Intersession 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
(per session)
Florence $12,785 $25,230 $3,115 $12,785  $3,430
Rome  $13,235  $26,130  NA  $13,235  $3,670
Tuscania  $10,885  $21,480  NA  $10,885  $2,940

One Semester – 3 Cities

(Tuscania, Rome,
and Florence)

 $12,965  NA  NA  $12,965  NA

          

Total Program Cost Description 

The following description details items and services included in your LdM program, as well as costs associated with your time abroad.

Items and services included:

Tuition
Housing in double occupancy student apartment
Utilities up to $75/month
Student medical insurance and international assistance, unless otherwise stated 24 hour emergency line to advisors (health/safety issues)
Grade report from LdM and if necessary, a United States accredited university transcript from Marist College
Welcome and farewell receptions
Free mobile telephone or international SIM card
Internet access (on-campus and in LdM apts.)
Pre-departure guide
On-site orientation
Student services incl. some cultural/social events
Special interest clubs (some require additional fees)
On-campus library facilities
Post-program evaluation
Access to an LdM Advisor
Revenue stamp and assistance in preparing documents for Permit of Stay or Declaration of Presence
Advice on acquiring a visa
For 3 Cities Program, group transfers from Rome-Fiumicino airport to Tuscania on arrival day, from Tuscania to Rome, and from Rome to Florence or Venice
For Tuscania Program, group transfer from Rome-Fiumicino airport to Tuscania on arrival day

What additional costs can I expect?

Airfare
Visa application fee
Permit of Stay/Declaration of Presence application fee and services through EduItalia
Books, labs, material fees, academic field trips, cultural events
Transportation in Italy, including from airport to LdM campuses (except for 3 Cities and Tuscania arrival)
Meals
Phone service/calls
$300 Housing Deposit (refundable)
Housing between academic sessions (consecutive summer sessions excluded)
Luggage storage fees
Payment plan fee (semester/AY only)
Extra Course Fee: $1,400

What other fees might be associated with my enrollment?

Students attending Summer Programs may wish to enroll in non-credit Italian wine or cuisine courses for an additional fee.

Extra Non-credit Course Fees for Summer Programs 2020 in Florence:

Cuisine (2hrs./wk. = 8 hrs. total): $520
Wine Tasting (2 hrs./wk. = 8 hrs. total): $550
The items and services included are subject to change depending on pre-registration for excursions or other program changes (i.e. extra courses or alternate housing request).

Study Abroad Payment Policies 2019-2020

All payments are payable to “Lorenzo de’ Medici, Inc.” and mailed to:

 LdM Academic Relations + Student Services

3600 Bee Caves Road, Suite 205 B

Austin, TX 78746 USA

Upon acceptance to LdM, students must pay:

• $500 Initial Program Payment (toward tuition/insurance)

PLUS

• Semester/Academic Year: $1500 Housing Advance ($300 housing deposit and $1200 advance rent payment) if securing student apartment through LdM

• Summer/Intersession: Housing Payment ($300 housing deposit plus full rent for session, if securing student apartment through LdM). See Housing Booklet for specific costs per site.

• Half of program cost due by application deadline.

• Final half of program cost due on final program  payment deadline.

• If students apply on or after the application deadline but before the final program payment deadline, they must pay half of the program cost, including Housing Advance-Semester/Academic Year or Housing Payment-Summer/Intersession, if securing student apartment through LdM, upon application.

• If students apply on or after the program payment deadline, they must submit the program cost in full upon application, including Housing Deposit/Payment if securing student apartment through LdM.

• All students must submit the initial program payment and housing advance (if applicable), but program balances (or a portion thereof) may be paid upon disbursement of financial aid, provided LdM has received both verification of anticipated aid from the home institution and a personal guaranty.

• Payment plans for semester and academic year programs may be established for a fee of $130. An approved payment plan may extend the final payment deadline to mid-term or earlier specified date.

• If a student’s application is denied, all deposit and payments will be refunded in full.

TUITION CANCELLATION POLICY FOR ALL TERMS

IF AN OFFICIAL CANCELLATION NOTICE IS RECEIVED BY LdM:

• Prior to the 45 days preceding the program start date, the $500 initial tuition payment can be refunded net of bank fees.

• 45-31 days prior to the beginning of the term, the student will be liable for the $500 initial tuition payment.

• 30-0 days prior to the beginning of the term, the student will be liable for half of the tuition cost.

• If the student withdraws after the start of the program, liability amounts to full tuition and no refund will be made.

• The student will be fully liable for the total tuition cost if no official notice of the student’s cancellation is received by LdM before the start of the program.

HOUSING CANCELLATION POLICY FOR SEMESTER PROGRAMS

• Any cancellation must be communicated in a written withdrawal form which can be requested. Please remember that once the student arrives in Italy, no refund will be made for any reason whatsoever in the event of a student deciding to cancel change or vacate an assigned apartment.

• If a student cancels 45 days or MORE prior to the check-in date, the $300 security deposit and $1200 advance of the rent payment will be refunded.

• If a student cancels 44-31 days preceding the check-in date, the student will lose the security deposit (US$300) but will be refunded the $1200 advance of the rent payment.

• 30-11 days preceding the check-in date, the student is liable for the $300 security deposit and $1200 advance of the rent payment.

• If a student cancels 10-0 days preceding the check-in date – or fails to check-in to his or her housing assignment – the student is responsible for the full rental amount of the accommodation for the entire academic term.

• The student will be fully liable for the total housing cost and housing deposit if no official notice of the student’s cancellation is received by LdM before check-in.

Please be aware that the $300 security deposit and housing rent are not kept by LdM but retained by the landlord to partially cover the loss of the occupant.

Housing cancellation policy above applies to the student’s apartment option. Please refer to the LdM Housing Booklet for policies applicable to alternate housing options.

HOUSING CANCELLATION POLICY FOR SHORT-TERM PROGRAMS (SUMMER AND JANUARY INTERSESSION)

• Any cancellation must be communicated in a written withdrawal form which can be requested. Please remember that once the student arrives in Italy, no refund will be made for any reason whatsoever in the event of a student deciding to cancel change or vacate an assigned apartment.

• If a student cancels 45 days or MORE prior to the check-in date, the $300 security deposit and full rent payment will be refunded.

• If a student cancels 44-15 days preceding the check-in date, the student will lose the security deposit (US$300) but will be refunded the full rent payment.

• If a student cancels 14-0 days preceding the check-in date – or fails to check-in to his or her housing assignment – the student is responsible for the full rental amount of the accommodation for the entire academic term.

• The student will be fully liable for the total housing cost and housing deposit if no official notice of the student’s cancellation is received by LdM before check-in.

Please be aware that the $300 security deposit and housing rent are not kept by LdM but retained by the landlord to partially cover the loss of the occupant.

Housing cancellation policy above applies to the student’s apartment option. Please refer to the LdM Housing Booklet for policies applicable to alternate housing options.

LdM HOUSING WITHDRAWAL POLICY

Students deciding to withdraw from their housing assignment during the academic term are eligible to receive a housing deposit refund following a checkout inspection of their housing accommodation. Housing deposit refunds are processed 45-days following the end of the academic term.

• The student will be required to vacate his or her LdM housing assignment within 24-hours of completing the LdM Withdrawal Form.

• The student is required to follow LdM check out procedures.

• The student is responsible for paying all housing debts and will be eligible to receive a refund of his/her housing deposit 45-days following the end of the academic term.

• Eligibility for housing deposit refund will be based on inspection of the apartment at time of check out.

• LdM reserves the right to withhold the release of transcripts until all debts (if any) are paid.