SAMPLE 8-WEEK FULL TIME STUDENT BUDGET

The sample budget below provides estimates of various costs that students may incur abroad, in addition to the program fee. Students are responsible for these costs, which vary by country and according to students' needs. Generally speaking, Latin American countries will represent the lower end of these estimates, while Asia and London represent the higher end of these estimates. All items shown are in USD.

8 Week Full-Time Program Fee

$5,200 - $6,400
  • This fee varies by country. To see our full pricing chart, click here.

Airfare

$1,000 - $1,300
  • Although Sage Corps does not cover students' flights, we can help find affordable flights through our partner travel portal.

Visas / Reciprocity Fees

$0 - $1,071
For U.S. citizens, each country has a different visa fee. While students must cover these costs, we assist students with the application process. Please note: these costs may change from year to year.
  • Buenos Aires

    • Reciprocity Fee: $160 USD
  • London

    • BUNAC tier 5 work visa certificate of sponsorship: $799.00 + UK visa application fee: $272.00
    • If priority processing is necessary, an extra fee will be charged: $200
  • Dublin & Hong Kong

    • None
  • Singapore

    • Work Holiday Pass: $150 USD

Local Transportation

$100 - $300

Food


$900 - $1500

  • Partial meal plan available in Buenos Aires for $400 - breakfast & dinner provided weekdays only.

Phone Service / Data Plans

$20 - $150

  • Please contact your local provider before departing for more information. Many students elect to purchase a SIM card for their smart phones once they arrive in-country.

Miscellaneous

Varies by student and country, but may include:

  • Laundry
  • Incidentals
  • Medical co-pay (if upfront fee is charged; reimbursement may occur upon return to the US)

TOTAL

$7,220 - $10,121