Princeton Program: University College London
Fees at UCL are set in pounds(GDP) and are therefore subject to fluctuations in the currency. The estimates below do not include funds required for personal travel outside of London and for major purchases. UCL also provides estimates for living expenses.
Tuition Fee: for 2013-14: 14,750 GBP for arts/humanities-related subjects, plus economics and mathematics; 19,500 GDP for science and engineering-related subjects, plus anthropology, archaeology, fine art, geography, and psychology.
If you are admitted for the First Term (fall), you will be charged 45% of the appropriate yearly tuition fee, and if you are admitted for the Second and Third Terms (winter, spring), you will be charged 55%. If you are jointly admitted to two departments, the tuition fee is charged based on the first-named department of admission.
Living Expenses: In addition to the tuition fees stated above, your main costs as a student will be living expenses, including accommodations, travel, entertainment, books, and food. Estimates vary as to how much these costs might be, as they depend in part on personal taste and circumstancesA total of 285 GBP per week is considered to be a reasonable average by UCL. The biggest weekely expenses are accommodations (100 GBP-150 GBP); food, toiletries, etc. (50 GBP); entertainment (50 GBP); local travel (10 GBP); and books and equipment (15 GBP).
These estimates do not include funds required for personal travel outside of London and for major purchases.
Travel: Students will be responsible for arranging their own travel to and from London. Round trip airfare from New York is usually about $1,100.
Insurance: All students are required to carry health insurance. Student health insurance that is valid overseas may be purchased through Princeton University for $950 per semester (2013-14 rate). Students who are covered by other insurance plans must confirm that they will be covered while studying abroad..
Princeton financial aid travels with you if you study abroad during the academic year. For information on how financial aid works with study abroad, required forms you must submit, and deadlines, visit http://www.princeton.edu/oip/sap/finances/academic-year/financial-aid/.