Estimated Student Expenses
The one term at the London Centre is as follows:
Fixed/Billed - 2021-22
|International Insurance (estimate)||$141|
1Program fee includes: housing, group theatre tickets, course field trips, most books and academic materials, student services and programming, and travel card for Tube and bus travel
Out-of-Pocket Expenses - Estimates
|Student Visa (if needed)3||$0-486|
Note: Some out-of-pocket costs such as airfare, passport, and visa fees (if applicable) are incurred well before the start of the participation term and financial aid funding is unlikely to be available for these costs.
2 Estimated personal expenses anticipates costs for participating in the life of London, independent travel periodically on weekends and during the mid-term break, personal costs, and costs for having a mobile phone able to make and receive calls and texts in the UK and during travel. These out-of-pocket estimates are intended only as guidelines as these costs can vary greatly depending on individual spending habits, the amount of additional travel one chooses to pursue, and currency exchange rates.
3 Please see charts at the bottom of this page to determine which visa, if any, you will need to apply for before traveling to the London Centre. Then read the bullet points below to learn more about your particular status.
- UK Standard Visitor Visa - On Arrival / No Advance Application. Students with a US passport who will be at the London Centre for only one term and will not be doing an internship (most students) will NOT need to apply for any visa in advance. They will receive their standard visitor visa upon arrival at the airport in the UK.
- UK Student Visa - Advance Application. Some students will need to apply for a UK Student Visa (please see charts below). As of Spring Term 2021, the application fee for this visa is £348 - this roughly converts to about $486, excluding costs for post and packing.
- UK Standard Visitor Visa - Advance Application. Some students who have a passport from a country other than the US may need to apply in advance for a Standard Visitor Visa (please see charts below) before traveling to the UK. As of Spring Term 2021, the application fee for this visa is £95 - this roughly converts to about $133, excluding costs for post and packing.