Lugano, Switzerland Semester Program Details
Fall 2014: August 19- December 12
Students arrive: August 19, 2014
Orientation: August 19-24, 2014
Academic travel: October 18-Nov.1, 2014
Spring 2015: January 15-May 16
Students arrive: January 15, 2015
Orientation Dates: January 15-18, 2015
Academic travel: March 7-22, 2015
Fall 2013: May 15
Spring 2014: October 27
Minimum GPA - Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.70.
Minimum Class Standing - Students must have completed at least one semester or quarter of college-level coursework at the time of application.
*Payment must be paid in full before arrival to Franklin. Please note payment dates.
Financial Aid: Consortial Agreements for the purpose of financial aid must reach St. Bonaventure International Studies office for Spring by June 1 and fall by November 1. This agreement verifies that you will recieve financial aid from your home institution; financial aid is rarely disbursed until after the start of the semester. Even though you will be relaying on financial aid to cover cost, you must make arragements to pay St. Bonaventure University 50 (fifty) days BEFORE THE PROGRAM START DATE. YOU CAN NOT DEFER PROGRAM PAYMENT BASED ON ANTICIPATED FINANCIAL AID. Credit card arrangements can be made.
Spring 2015: $19,920
Non- CCIS members: $20,470
(Students will not be allowed in housing if bill is not paid.)
Tuition, basic housing, basic two-week Academic Travel Program, medical insurance, and administrative fees
FREE FIGHT INFORMATION:
Students who apply early may qualify for a free round trip fight ticket To qualify: applications must be submitted prior year to study abroad. (Subject to availability.)
FALL: Applications and deposit have to be in a year early, March 15 for the Fall semester.
SPRING: Applications and deposit have to be in by October 27
Costs Not Included
Passport ($160), visa/immigration fee ($77), airfare ($1,500), orientation fee ($500), books and supplies ($750), housing deposit, ($400), meals ($350-1,600), Laundry card ($40),local transportation ($1,000), personal expenses ($2,400), and mandatory Swiss Health Insurance ($890) cost varies with age, $250 non-refundable program deposit.(*Please note: Total program cost will vary depending on individual’s choice of housing, meal plan, academic travel and other choices that are personal preference.)
All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Please contact the appropriate individual to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.