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Paris Program Costs 2022/23

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

Note: Cost differences based on length of semesters.  Fall is based 4 months, spring is 5 months, and the year-long program is 9 months.

Expense Expense Type Fall 2022
Spring 2023 Full Year 22-23
Program Fee* Billed by Brown $31,340
$31,340 $62,680
Student Resources Fee Billed by Brown $487 $487 $974
Brown Student Health Insurance ** Full-time enrolled students are charged a Health Insurance Fee on the student account statement for enrollment in the University's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). For plan details and SHIP waiver process, please visit the University Insurance Office website. Billed by Brown $4,255 (2022 - 2023 Annual Premium
Coverage Effective August 15, 2022 through August 14, 2023)
TBD  (Spring 2023 Premium
Coverage January 1 – August 14, 2023. Available only for full-time students with a spring admit 2023 or a Spring 2023 start date)
$4,255 (2022 - 2023 Annual Premium
Coverage Effective August 15, 2022 through August 14, 2023)

 

Academic Records Fee (Visiting/non-Brown students only) Billed by Brown $10 $10 $10
Airfare (varies by departure location) Direct Student Cost $1200 $1200 $1200
Single occupancy room in student residence (dormitory), based on estimate of 620 - 750 euros/month.  Direct Student Cost $3012 - $3645 

 

$3765 - $4555 $6777 - $8200 
Internet and cell phone plan, based on estimate of 20 euros/month and based on using cell phone as hotspot for internet service. For safety and security reasons, students must have an active cell phone plan while enrolled in their study abroad program. Direct Student Cost $88 $110 $198
Meals (based on estimate of 300 euros/month, including partial board at student residence hall and cooking at home; does not include restaurant meals) Direct Student Cost $1500 $1800 $3300
Personal (estimate varies significantly from student to student; includes laundry, daily living supplies, and other miscellaneous items; does not include personal travel) Direct Student Cost $1425 $1775 $3200
Local Transport (based on estimate of 75.20 euros/month) Direct Student Cost $370 $462.50 $832.50
Books/Anti Virus Software Direct Student Cost $110 $110 $160
Required Immunizations and Medications (if applicable and not covered by insurance). NOTE: Brown will require COVID-19 vaccines for all undergraduate students, including students who are studying abroad. Students may request medical and religious exemptions from vaccination, and reasonable accommodations will be provided (as determined by applicable law). Entry requirements for some countries may include proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Direct Student Cost varies if not covered by insurance  varies if not covered by insurance varies if not covered by insurance
Visa Fees and related expenses (varies with type of visa)*** Direct Student Cost $350 $350  $350

*Program Fee: The program fee covers onsite tuition, related academic programming and program-sponsored excursions. It also covers the onsite orientation program, mandatory French national health insurance, emergency travel assistance, and the services of the onsite program staff.

**Health Insurance: Full-time enrolled students are charged a Health Insurance Fee on the student account statement for enrollment in the University's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). For plan details and SHIP waiver process (if you have other comparable insurance in place), please visit the University Insurance Office website. 

***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/residency fee range from $50 to $500, depending on the country and on the citizenship of the student.

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