Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

Financial Aid


Comparing Costs

Studying abroad is a good investment. It not only enriches you culturally, it separates you from other professionals and it does not need to be more expensive than your tuition here at WIU. In fact, studying abroad makes economic sense.

Costs & Different Programs

What would happen if you go to Ewha Womans University in South Korea for a semester?

ITEMS WIU Ewha
Tuition 12 semester hours, plan Q 4,603.44 4,603.44
Application Fee   60.00
International Required Insurance   200.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 4,790.00 2,500.00
Books and Supplies 400.00 200.00
Total 9,793.44 7,733.44*

    * Total cost does not include airfare. 

What would it be if you selected to study a semester in England at Birmingham City University:

ITEMS WIU Birmingham
Tuition 12 semester hours, plan Q 4,603.44 4,603.44
Application Fee   60.00
International Required Insurance   200.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 4,790.00 4,700.00
Student Visa   123.00
Books and Supplies 400.00 200.00
Total 9,793.44 10,056.44*

   * Total cost does not include airfare. 

Another comparison, this time for summer classes in Germany at the University of Mannheim:

ITEMS WIU Mannheim
Tuition 6 semester hours, plan Q 2,301.72 2,301.72
Application Fee   60.00
International Required Insurance   200.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 1,260.00 800.00
Books and Supplies 400.00 200.00
Enrollment Fee   165.00
Total 3,761.72 3,756.72*

* Total cost does not include airfare.  

 

 


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Upcoming Events

FEB5

February 5, 2018

Study Abroad Fair

Horrabin Hall 1, 11:00-3:00 pm

 

FEB11

February 11, 2018

Summer Faculty-Led Programs

Application Deadline, 3:00 pm

 

MAR1

March 1, 2018

Summer/Fall Semester Programs

Application Deadline, 3:00 pm

 

 

Contact Us

Dawn Gray
For Questions

dm-gray@wiu.edu

Horrabin Room 8

309-298-2504