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Comparing Costs

    Comparing Costs for Semester Programs and Short-term Programs

    See how the cost of a semester program can be comparable to the additional cost of a short-term program in the Comparing Costs video. When you're done, explore the list of cost effective semester programs to see the variety of options for a semester experience abroad.

    Comparing Costs Video

    Comparing Program Costs 

    When comparing program costs, be sure to look at total program costs- program fee and estimated out of pocket expenses. Program fees may or may not include airfare, housing, meals and other costs, so when comparing be sure to consider all program costs. Use the budget worksheet (pdf) to accurately compare total program costs across programs and in relation to the cost of attendance at the University of Minnesota.