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Oxford Study Abroad

Program Costs

 

Announcing our $500 merit scholarship for Oxford Program undergraduate students with a 3.75+ GPA!* Plus, every undergraduate benefits from a $1755+ study abroad tuition scholarship!

2020 Cost to Each Student: 

Undergraduate total:  $9,680 ($9530 with $150 Early Bird Discount before Dec 11)  Includes 6 undergraduate credits, room, partial board, and "extras" (excluding airfare).

Graduate Students: Please contact hcudmore@fit.edu for details.

Click on "Dates and Deadlines" for payment due dates.

*The $500 merit scholarship for Florida Tech undergraduate students with a 3.75+ cumulative GPA after spring grades post will be deducted from you total program tuition fees (Students taking 6+ Oxford credit hours only.  Students with tuition remission/reduction do not qualify).

Four credit hour Math classes (Calc 2 & 3, Differential Equations) have a supplemental tuition charge of $878.

All Oxford Program fees are due on the dates listed on the Oxford program website. Payment plans are not an option for students enrolled in this study abroad program due to the nature of paying vendors/expenses.

 

Cost Breakdown 2020:  

  • Tuition:
    • 6 undergraduate credits: $5,265.   All undergraduate students SAVE $1755 with Special Study Abroad Scholarship.  6 credits on campus at $1170 would be $7020.                                                                                                                                                
  • Application Fee/Deposit: $300 (goes toward your Oxford Program fees)
  • Room, Partial Board, Insurance, Events: $4,110

TOTAL: Undergraduates: $9,680  ($9530 with $150 early bird discount before December 11).

Click on "Dates and Deadlines" for payment due dates.

Four credit hour Math classes (Calc 2 & 3, Differential Equations) have a supplemental tuition charge of $878 (save $292 on top of $1755 savings).

Bright Futures tuition scholarship:   Save $948- $1688

 

Detail of Fees 2020:  

  • Nonrefundable Application Fee (Program deposit): $300*  
  • Jesus or Exeter College housing (June 27 evening - morning of Aug 7) and 27 meals–6 weeks
  • Jesus or Exeter College single bedrooms with shared bath/common space, & internet
  • 27 meals:  Eight buffet dinners in hall at Jesus College (June 27, 30, July 1-3, 7-9), five served three-course meals (June 28, mid July, Aug 5, Field trip meal, Trout Inn dinner), one casual picnic dinner, 13+ breakfasts in college
  • Transport and ticket to one London show such as Come From Away/Wicked/Les Miserables.
  • Bus or train transfers and admissions for two field trips in addition to London show  (Field trips:  1:  Bath  2: Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds)
  • Required Health Insurance for medical, evacuation and repatriation coverage.
  • All costs (excluding tuition) are based on the current rate of exchange between the U.S. dollar and the Great British Pound.  You are charged the actual costs of room, board and field trips to save you from additional fees.  If the exchange rate goes above $1.40 the cost will go up slightly in correlation.
  • Total excluding air and tuition for six credit hours: $4,410 (includes $300 application fee*)                      

* The $300 application fee/deposit goes toward actual Oxford expenses.

ALL fees are non-refundable.  Make checks payable to Florida Tech.  Fees for missed group housing, meals, trips, etc. are non-refundable.  For example, housing is included from June 27 evening-Aug 7 morning.  If you arrive later or depart sooner, there are no refunds.  If you miss a group meal or field trip, you will forfeit that meal/event or any portion thereof.

OPTIONAL SHOWS: $70 each (Shows TBD).  Payment due by March 1.

Click on "Dates and Deadlines" for payment due dates.

Special Tuition Scholarship...Study in Europe and save $1755+ in tuition expenses! 

Six undergraduate credit hours for the cost of 4.5 credit hours—A savings of $1755+.

  • You will pay $5,265 rather than $7,020 for six undergraduate credit hours.* 
  • Program participants who are eligible for financial aid can apply for a Stafford or Parent Plus Loan. The remainder of the costs (including housing, meals and airfare) can possibly be covered by a private loan such as Wells Fargo or Sally Mae if the students have a credit worthy cosigner and are approved by the lender. Speak with the program director and financial aid for details. You may be eligible to borrow up to $11,000 for the Oxford program.
  • Housing, partial board, and fabulous field trips: $4285 (including the $300 application fee which is a deposit toward housing)
  • TOTAL COST including undergraduate tuition, application fee (covers food, etc.), room & partial board (excluding airfare):  $9,680*  ($9530 with $150 early bird discount)

Calc 2 & 3 & Differential equations are four credit hour classes and have a supplemental tuition charge of $878 (rather than $1170- save $292)*                                                                                                     

Financial aid (loans) can help you pay for it all!  

Check out the Gilman Scholarship and the Phi Kappa Phi scholarship on the home page of the Oxford Program website!

All payments are completely non-refundable due to the nature of the program.

Money Matters

  • Use air miles, coupons, or shop around for the best flight prices. Flights with 1+ stops to London Heathrow or Gatwick, or Birmingham International ranged between $800 and $1400 for summer 2019.  
  • Budget an average of $10 - $30 per day for food/entertainment ($400 - $1170).  Students spent between $400 & $1500 for food/entertainment in 2019.  It depends on your habits- if you buy sandwiches and groceries and cook you will spend less than if you eat out often.  Weekend trips can range from low cost up to $900+ depending on where you go and what you do.
  • ATMs are available throughout the city of Oxford and the entire UK. Your bank may charge you a slight fee to use the ATM, but getting cash is fast and easy. Major credit cards are accepted in most shops. There is no need for travelers' checks.
  • 27 meals are included in program fees.  You will be responsible for remaining meals, but you do have full kitchen access for the final 4 weeks. Grocery stores and sandwich shops are within close walking distance of the college. A typical "sandwich deal" with a filled baguette, chips or fruit, and a drink is 3.33 GBP ($5.60).  Several nice meals are included in your housing fees.
  • Budget some money for weekend trips. You may want to book some in advance, but see the program director for suggestions. (Travel within the UK, Ireland, France, etc. is very easy and can cost as little as $300 for a full weekend if you stay in hostels.  A more average price is $700+ if you are taking a flight, long train journey, and staying in b & bs or hotels.)
  • Visit our Student Tips website for an insider student glance (including budgeting) at the Oxford Program: https://fitoxford.wixsite.com/studyabroad

Spain Oxford Combo Discount!

 
 ATTENTION BUSINESS STUDENTS: Spain/Oxford Summer Study Abroad Option with Additional $1000 savings for undergraduates:

This summer you can earn up to 9 credit hours toward your degree while immersing yourself in European culture and adventure for 8 weeks! Your resume will shine when employers and graduate schools see not one, but TWO study abroad programs highlighted in your experiences. In addition to the tremendous savings you are already earning by participating in either Spain or Oxford, undergraduate students who attend both programs and take a total of 9 credit hours (3 in Spain and 6 in Oxford) save an ADDITIONAL $1000 off of fees.

Spain alone: $4,400 (3 credit hours, 11 travel days- June 12-23, 2019)

Oxford alone: $9,550 (6 credit hours, 45 travel days-June 26-Aug 7. Oxford classes begin June 30, 2019)

Spain/Oxford combo: $12,950 (9 credit hours, 56 travel days) ($12,800 with the Oxford Early Bird Discount)

 

9 credit hours alone on campus without the study abroad discount and no travel= $10,530. For an additional $2,320 plus airfare you can earn those same 9 credit hours in Europe while having an amazing adventure, cultural experience, housing, food, field trips, and boosting your resume in our global economy. Students who take 6+ credit hours in the summer who are eligible for financial aid can apply for loans because they are full time with 6 credit hours.

Spain details & application:www.fit.edu/spain

Oxford details & application:www.fit.edu/oxford