Office of International Programs

Brazil Costs: 2019/20

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

Expense Expense Type Fall or Spring
Program Fee* Billed by Brown $28,556 $57112
Housing Fee (homestay/breakfast)
Billed by Brown $3600 $7200
Stipend for additional meals (students will received a meal allowance on site) 
Billed by Brown $3600 $7200
Brown Student Health Insurance** (waived if students demonstrate that they are covered by a comprehensive U.S.-based health insurance policy)  Billed by Brown $3846 (fall semester annual rate) or $2234 (spring semester rate; available only for students who are newly enrolled at Brown for the S20 semester) $3846 (annual rate)
Direct Student Cost $1560 $3120
Personal (estimate varies according to individual spending habits)
Direct Student Cost $1040 $2080
Local Transport Direct Student Cost $624 $1248
Books Direct Student Cost $156 $312
Required Immunizations and Medications (if applicable and not covered by insurance) Direct Student Cost n/a n/a
Visa Fees*** Direct Student Cost $160 $160

*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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