UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Cost

The Experience Scotland program remains one of the most cost-effective education abroad options available. Its semester program fee of $8,500*, or short-term options beginning at $2,150* are about half the cost of similar education abroad programs in the United Kingdom.

Semester Program

The semester program fee of $8,500 includes:

  • 12-18 credits of tuition
  • Accommodation in a shared room
  • Breakfast Sunday-Saturday while classes are in session
  • Lunch and dinner Monday-Thursday while classes are in session
  • Bus pass
  • Use of a basic mobile phone 
  • Class field trips and activities
  • Opportunities to participate in free day long trips in the region
  • CISI health insurance
  • 24 hour staff support

The program fee does not include airfare, passport fees, campus administrative fees, damage and work deposits, required textbooks, supplementary textbooks and supplies, special class fees and/or other personal expenses. Please reference the fall budget sheet or spring budget sheet for a breakdown of the estimated total program cost for the term you are interested in. It should be noted that personal expenses are influenced by individual student tastes and thus vary greatly from student to student. The amounts included in the budget sheets are averages based on feedback from previous program participants.

Summer Program

The summer program fee is dependent on the number of modules you enroll in. The breakdown is as follows:

  • One module: $2,150
  • Two modules: $3,500
  • Three modules: $4,750

This program fee includes:

  • 3-9 credits of tuition
  • Accommodation in a shared room
  • Breakfast Sunday-Saturday while classes are in session
  • Lunch Monday-Thursday while classes are in session
  • Bus pass
  • Use of a basic mobile phone
  • Class field trips and activities
  • Opportunities to participate in free day long field trips in the region
  • CISI health insurance
  • 24 hour staff support

The program fee does not include airfare, passport fees, campus administrative fees, damage and work deposits, required textbooks, supplementary textbooks and supplies, special class fees and/or other personal expenses. Please reference the summer budget sheet for a breakdown of the estimated total program cost. It should be noted that personal expenses are influenced by individual student tastes and thus vary greatly from student to student. The amounts included in the budget sheets are averages based on feedback from previous participants.

 

*The program fee is for Wisconsin residents only; out-of-state students are responsible for their additional tuition. For the 2016-17 academic year, this amount is approximately $350 for semester students, and $100-$300 for summer students, dependent on the number of modules enrolled in.

All fees are subject to change without prior notice.

 

Worried about how to budget for your upcoming international experience? We asked previous Experience Scotland students what budgeting advice they would share with future students - below are their words of wisdom:

pace yourself 

wiggle room

small expenses