Office of International Programs

Brazil Program Costs 2014/15

Brazil Costs: 2014/15

The fees, charges, and expenses shown are estimates only and subject to change.

Expense Expense Type Fall 
Program Fee* Billed by Brown $23204 $23204
Housing Fee (homestay/partial board)
Billed by Brown $5100 $11000

Brown Student Health Insurance** (waived if students demonstrate that they are covered by a comprehensive U.S.-based health insurance policy) 

Billed by Brown

$3,225 (annual rate)

$3,225 (annual rate)

Direct Student Cost $1300 $1300
Additonal Meals
Direct Student Cost $1650 $3300
Personal (estimate varies according to individual spending habits)
Direct Student Cost $1350 $2700
Local Transport Direct Student Cost $700 $1400
Books Direct Student Cost $250 $500
Required Immunizations and Medications (if applicable and not covered by insurance) Direct Student Cost n/a n/a
Visa Fees*** Direct Student Cost $140 $140

*Program Fee: The program fee covers onsite tuition, related academic programming and program sponsored excursions. It also covers the onsite orientation program, emergency travel assistance, and the services of the onsite program staff. This program is an exchange program, and in order to facilitate cultural exchange and interaction, a portion of the program fee you pay supports exchange visitors to Brown from this site.

**Health Insurance: Students will be billed automatically for Brown Student Health Insurance, unless an online “Health Insurance Waiver Form” is completed by June 1st for Fall and Full year programs or January 1st for Spring programs. You will receive a Student Health Insurance Plan information packet, which will include instructions on how to waive the insurance online if you have other comparable insurance in place.

***Visa Fees:  For some programs, students may need to apply for a visa or register upon arrival. Costs for processing of individual visas and registration range from $50 to $500, depending on the country and on the citizenship of the student.

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