London Program Costs

Semester Program

The following costs are included in your bill from Temple.

  • Tuition for full-time undergraduate SMC students (12–17 credits)*
    Pennsylvania residents: $8,299
    Out-of-state residents: $13,211
  • Study Away Program AY17-18 fee: $9,500
  • University services fee: $445
  • International insurance fee: $190**

The estimated totals of undergraduate billed expenses are*
Pennsylvania state residents: $18,434
Out-of-state residents: $23,346

NOTES: *The tuition rates listed above are simply an example of tuition rates for undergraduate students 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. Visit 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.

**The international insurance  fee reflects the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters. Costs are subject to change. 

The amenities included in the Study Away Program fee are

  • group field trips in and around London,
  • shared student housing in apartments,
  • a comprehensive orientation program (welcome dinner, ticket to a show or play, tours of the city, etc.),
  • access to the Imperial College Student Union Center and the Birbeck College Library,
  • a Tube pass for the duration of the program, and 
  • a comprehensive health insurance package.

The costs that are not billed to your Temple account are

  • a new passport (fees can total $120);
  • student visa fees ($530 and subject to change);
  • meals (an average of $2,500 per semester);
  • daily expenses: $2,500 (an average of $2,500 per semester);
  • three-month cell phone rental (approximately $150)***;
  • theater tickets, required for students enrolled in Theater 1002 ($360 and subject to change); and 
  • roundtrip airfare from Philadelphia ($1,200–$1,400).

The estimated total of non-billable expenses is $7,560.

***All students are required to have a local, in-country phone number.

Summer Program

The following costs are included in your bill from Temple.

  • Tuition for full-time undergraduate SMC students (6 credits)****
    Pennsylvania residents: $3,828
    Out-of-state residents: $5,784
  • Study Away Summer 2017 Program fee†: $5,000
  • University services fee: $155
  • International insurance fee: $60

The estimated totals of undergraduate billed expenses are****
Pennsylvania residents: $9,043
Out-of-state residents: $10,999

NOTES: ****The tuition rates listed above are simply an example of tuition rates for undergraduate students 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. Visit 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.

The Study Away Program fee is only an estimate; it will be updated for summer 2017. All estimated costs are subject to change and should be used only as guidelines. Accepted students will receive updated, detailed cost information as soon as it is available after the application deadline.

Program fees do not include meals, but kitchen facilities are available.

The amenities included in the Study Away Program fee are

  • group field trips in and around London,
  • shared student housing in apartments,
  • a comprehensive orientation program (welcome dinner, tours of the city, ticket to a show or play, etc.),
  • access to the Imperial College Student Union Center and the Birbeck College Library,
  • a Tube pass for the duration of the program, and a comprehensive health insurance package.

The costs that are not billed to your Temple account are

  • a new passport (fees can total $120),
  • student visa fees ($530 and subject to change),
  • meals (about $1,500 for a five-week period),
  • daily expenses: $900 (an average of $900 for a five-week period),
  • cell phone rental (approximately $150)‡ and
  • roundtrip airfare from Philadelphia ($800–$1,400).

The estimated total of non-billable expenses is $4,100.

‡ All students are required to have a local, in-country phone number.