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Study abroad programs can vary greatly in cost, depending on location, duration, currency exchange rate, and many other factors. Your study abroad advisor in the International Programs Office can help you identify study abroad programs that best fits your academic, personal and financial needs. 

Cost Estimate
Once you have identified programs you are interested in, the International Programs Office will develop a comprehensive cost estimate of tuition, room and board, airfare, spending money, fees and ancillary costs (such as books and local transportation).

The Financial Aid Office staff will determine student financial aid eligibility according to the financial aid policy for study abroad and off-campus study.  Students are encouraged to investigate outside scholarships as an additional source of funding.  Please note there are less scholarships available for J-term, spring break and summer study abroad.

International Programs Office Administrative Fee
All study abroad program participants will be charged a $200 International Programs Office Administrative Fee. This fee will appear on your student bill once you register for your GENL 105 section in your Augustana student portal.

Billing and Payment Policies
Augustana University has direct billing arrangements with all approved programs. In most cases, tuition, room and food costs for study abroad programs are billed directly to Augustana University. You will be notified by e-mail and a posted paper bill when the charges are added to your Augustana University student account. Billing and payment policies are described here.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy
The policies that govern withdrawal from a study abroad program vary from program to program. You may be liable for the entire program or course cost depending on the date of your official written notice of withdrawal.  Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended for students with pre-existing medical conditions or other circumstances that may require withdrawing from a program or course unexpectedly. We recommend comparing coverage at

The complete withdrawal and refund policy is described here.