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What Does It Cost to Study Abroad-Away?

Students studying abroad-away for a semester or academic year will be charged the prevailing tuition rate at Misericordia University for the term(s) abroad-away, the standard per semester general fee and a non-refundable application fee of $50.00. For programs costing more than Misericordia University programs, students will be charged the higher of the two.

Students studying abroad-away for a winter, spring or summer program not run by Misericordia University will be invoiced by Misericordia for the actual cost of the program at the host university or study abroad-away program. Students will be charged a non-refundable application fee of $50.00 as well as an administrative fee of $250 by Misericordia University.

Students participating in a Misericordia University faculty-led study abroad-away program will be charged Misericordia University tuition and will be charged a $50.00 application fee as well as a fee for an international insurance premium.

In addition to tuition and fees, students will incur costs for room, meals, books, transportation, passport, student visa/study permit (if required) and personal expenses. The totals for these costs will vary according to study abroad location.   

Study Abroad Invoicing

Semester Programs: Misericordia University will, to the greatest extent possible, invoice the student for housing and administrative fees associated with an approved study abroad-away program. Note that tuition will be billed in addition to these costs.

Winter, spring, and summer programs: Students will be invoiced by Misericordia University for the costs of the program. In addition to the program costs, a $250.00 administrative fee and a non-refundable application fee of $50.00 will be billed by Misericordia University.

Airfare: Unless otherwise stated, students will be responsible for securing their airfare to their study abroad-away destination as well as a student visa, where required.

Application Fee: All students - regular study abroad-away and faculty-led programs - will be assessed a $50.00, non-refundable application fee. Students who are participating in an international service program will be assessed a $30.00 application fee.