London Finances

Semester Tuition and Fees
Summer Tuition and Fees
Scholarships and Financial Aid

Semester Tuition and Fees

All students are billed Temple tuition, plus housing, program, university services, and an international insurance fee.

Tuition for full-time undergraduate SMC students (12-17 credits):*
PA state residents: $8,299
Non-PA residents: $13,211

*Please note that the tuition rates listed above are simply an example of tuition rates for an undergraduate student whose home school is the School of Media and Communication. Students will be charged their home school tuition regardless of participation in a program offered through the School of Media and Communication. See the Bursar’s website to calculate your tuition rate. Graduate tuition is calculated per credit hour. Tuition rates are subject to change and are updated in July for the upcoming academic year.

Fees (for all students):*
Housing Fee: $7,350
Program Fee: $5,550
University Services Fee: $395
International Insurance Fee: $180

Estimated totals of undergraduate billed expenses:*
PA state residents: $21,774
Out-of-state residents: $26,686

*Housing and program fees are just estimates; this fee will be updated for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. All estimated costs are subject to change and should be used as a guideline only. Accepted students will receive updated, detailed cost information as soon as it is available after the application deadline.
*Please note that the housing and program fee will be combined on your Temple bill as a “Study Away Fee.”
*Program fees do not include meals, but kitchen facilities are available.

Included in the housing and program fees:
– Group field trips in and around London
– Shared student housing in apartments in London
– A comprehensive orientation program (welcome dinner, tours of the city, ticket to a show or play, etc.)
– Access to Imperial College Student Union Center and Birbeck College library
– Tube pass for the duration of the program
– A comprehensive health insurance package
– Further information about what’s included in the program fee such as day trips, excursions, housing, tube pass and more can be found here

Other estimated costs:
– Passport (for a new one, fees can total $120)
– Student Visa fees: $530 (subject to change)
– Meals: $2,500 (an average for a semester)
– Daily expenses: $2,500 (an average for a semester)
– Cell phone rental estimate for 3 months: $150
– Theater tickets, required for students enrolled in Theater 1002: $360 (subject to change)
– Roundtrip airfare from Philadelphia: $1,200-1,400

Summer Tuition and Fees

All students are billed Temple tuition, plus housing, program, university services, and an international insurance fee.

Tuition for full-time undergraduate SMC students (6-7 credits):*
PA state residents: $3,828 – $4,466
Non-PA residents: $5,784 – $6,748

*Please note that the tuition rates listed above are simply an example of tuition rates for an undergraduate student whose home school is the School of Media and Communication. Students will be charged their home school tuition regardless of participation in a program offered through the School of Media and Communication. See the Bursar’s website to calculate your tuition rate. Tuition rates are subject to change and are updated in July for the upcoming academic year.

Fees (for all students):
Housing Fee: $3,300
Program Fee: $3,200
University Services Fee: $155
International Insurance Fee: $56

Estimated totals for billed expenses (for undergraduate SMC students)*
PA state residents: $10,539-$11,77*
Non-PA residents: $12,495-$13,459*

*Housing and program fees are just estimates; this fee will be updated for Summer 2015. All estimated costs are subject to change and should be used as a guideline only. Accepted students will receive updated, detailed cost information as soon as it is available after the application deadline.
*Please note that the housing and program fee will be combined on your Temple bill as a “Study Away Fee.”
*Program fees do not include meals, but kitchen facilities are available.

Included in the housing and program fees:
– Group field trips in and around London
– Shared student housing in apartments in London
– An orientation session and a tour of the city
– Access to Imperial College Student Union Center and Birbeck College library
– Tube pass for the duration of the program
– A comprehensive health insurance package
– Further information about what’s included in the program fee such as day trips, excursions, housing, tube pass and more can be found here

Other estimated costs:
– Passport (for a new one, fees can total $120)
– Meals: $1,500 (an average fora 5 week period)
– Daily expenses: $900 (an average for a 5 week period)
– Cell phone rental estimate: $150
– Roundtrip airfare from Philadelphia: $800-$1,400

Scholarships and Financial Aid

A comprehensive guide to scholarships and other financial resources is available here