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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Academic Year Budget Sheet for PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo (AUC) - ALIN.
 

Academic Year Budget Sheet for PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo (AUC) - ALIN
Academic Year Budget Sheet for PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo (AUC) - ALIN
Budget Item PSU PSU - Out-of-State
Application Fee *   $50.00 $50.00
Tuition & Fees *   $9,445.50 $28,278.00
PSU Education Abroad Fee *   $1,500.00 $1,500.00
PSU Rec-Center Fee *   $132.00 $132.00
International Health Insurance *   $600.00 $600.00
Program Fee subtotal:  $11,727.50 $30,560.00
Room & Board   $6,000.00 $6,000.00
Estimated Airfare   $1,800.00 $1,800.00
Estimated Personal Expenses   $6,000.00 $6,000.00
Estimated expenses subtotal:  $13,800.00 $13,800.00
Estimated Total: $25,527.50 $44,360.00
Notes:
Application Fee:  This $50 fee is paid when a student applies for the Education Abroad program.
Tuition & Fees:  Is based on the latest PSU tuition rates, as listed online
Room & Board:  The housing cost can vary, as students can choose to live in a residence hall or off-campus in independently arranged housing.  The cost in this column represents living on-campus in a residence hall.  Students could likely spend more/less than this, depending on personal preferences/lifestyle choices.  Information on housing can be found here.
Education Abroad fee:  This $500 fee is charged by PSU each term a student is abroad.
Health Insurance:  The current daily cost for international health insurance is set at $2.00 per day.  The amount listed in this column is a rough estimate based on approximate program dates.  This coverage includes emergency evacuation, repatriation of remains, and much more.  Full details on coverage can be found here.
PSU Rec-Center fee:  This $44 fee is charged by the PSU Recreation Center each term a student is abroad.  The fee cannot be waived. 
Estimated Airfare:  Students find and purchase airfare on their own.  Airfare costs will range depending on dates traveled, when purchased, etc.  Some students use frequent flier miles and thus are able to save in this category.
Estimated Personal Expenses:  This category may include things like local transportation in the local area, books & course supplies, and other misc. personal expenses.  Depending on lifestyle choices, students can spend more/less.

Note:  Tuition & Fees, Education Abroad Fee, Health Insurance, and the PSU Rec-Center fee will be billed to your PSU student account in three installments, over fall, winter, and spring terms.
* Billed to PSU Student Account