Costs and Financial Aid
2014 Program cost per student (2015 program costs will be available by mid November 2015)
US $ Tuition and registration fees $1,600 Hostel accommodations ($35 per day for 30 days) $1,050 Home stay ($160 per week x 4 weeks) $640 Cultural trip to Zanzibar Island (3 days, 2 nights – transportation, lodging, entry permits, guided tours of cultural heritage sites) $600 Trip to Arusha/Ngorongoro Game Park (3 days, 2 nights - transportation, lodging, guided safari) $600 Shuttle transportation for 8 weeks (airport pick-up/drop-off, daily commute from hostel to class, and to Mwenge Youth Center, incidental local travel). $250 TOTAL $4,740
Students are responsible for round-trip airfare ($1,500-$2,000), their own living expenses/meals (about $10 per day), pre-travel vaccinations (about $500), and travel visa fees (about $145).
Eligible students may apply for funding from the Dean’s Fund for Summer Study Abroad (students must be on financial aid) and other campus sources. Students on financial aid may take out a loan to cover expenses that are part of the overall budget. For more information, please visit the Office of International Programs website.
Students who withdraw from a Princeton program after accepting a place but before the program begins will lose the nonrefundable deposit and any unrecoverable costs. There are no refunds after the start of the program.