US Transferable Credits: Certificate Program Costs 2022-2023

The following cost information applies to the Certificate Program, including Semester Certificates, One-Year Certificates, and One-Year Professional/Advanced Certificates. For the LdM Italy Study Abroad Program costs, please click here.

Costs are dependent upon program and housing selection. 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. Dates refer to arrival/departure, for more information please consult the academic calendar.

Certificate Programs (Year 1) are for students with no prior knowledge in the selected field. Professional/Advanced Certificate Programs (Year 2) are for students with a solid background in the selected field.

Certificate Programs Tuition Fees 2022-2023

Payment and Cancellation Policies

Payment and Cancellation Policies

Study Abroad Payment Policies 2022 2023

Upon acceptance to LdM, students should expect to pay the following: *

  • $500 Initial Program Payment (toward tuition)

PLUS:

  • Semester/Academic Year:
    • If requesting student apartment through LdM, $1500 Housing Advance ($300 housing deposit and $1200 advance rent payment)
    • If requesting home stay through LdM, 1000 Euro reservation payment
  • Summer/Intersession:
    • If requesting student apartment through LdM, Housing Payment ($300 housing deposit plus full rent for session)**
    • If requesting home stay through LdM, full rent payment in Euro**
  • Half of program cost by the application deadline.
  • Final half of program cost by the final program payment deadline.

 Note:

  • 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 any applicable housing payments, upon acceptance to the program.
  • If students apply on or after the program payment deadline, they must submit the program cost in full, including any applicable housing payments, upon acceptance to the program.
  • 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. (Students requesting home stay through LdM must pay their housing balance in full according to the home stay payment deadline specified, however.)
  • 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.

*This payment schedule applies to students enrolling through LdM Academic Relations + Student Services and may vary according to the billing arrangement with the student’s home institution. Applicants will receive specific payment instructions upon acceptance to the program.

**See Housing Costs for costs per site and session.



TUITION CANCELLATION POLICY

IF AN OFFICIAL CANCELLATION NOTICE IS RECEIVED BY LdM:

  • 45-31 days prior to the beginning of the term, the student will be liable for $500 tuition.
  • 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 46 days or MORE prior to the check-in date, the $300 security deposit and $1200 of the rent payment will be refunded.
  • If a student cancels 45-31 days preceding the check-in date, the student will lose the security deposit (US$300) but will be refunded $1200 of the rent payment.
  • 30-11 days preceding the check-in date, the student is liable for the $300 security deposit and $1200 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 and the security deposit 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.

Given the costs paid to external housing providers on behalf of the students are non-recoverable, refunds beyond those outlined above are not possible, regardless of reason.


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

  • 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 46 days or MORE prior to the Housing Check-In date, the $300 security deposit and full rent payment will be refunded.
  • If a student cancels 45-15 days preceding the Housing 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 Housing Check-In date – or fails to check-in to his or her Housing assignment – the student is responsible for the full rental amount and the security deposit of the accommodation for the entire academic term.
  • The student will be fully liable for the total Housing cost and security deposit if no official notice of the student’s cancellation is received by LdM before Housing Check-In.

Given the costs paid to external housing providers on behalf of the students are non-recoverable, refunds beyond those outlined above are not possible, regardless of reason.