Program Dates and Fees
The dates and fees listed below reflect a preliminary calendar for the 2014-2015 academic year for the European Union Policy Studies graduate program and are included for indicative purposes only. All dates and fees are subject to change without advance notice.
Tuition and Fees
The total program cost for the 2013-2014 academic year is $34,000 for Virginia residents and $35,000 for students from outside of Virginia. Tuition and fees for the 2014-2015 academic year will be established in early spring 2014 by JMU's Board of Visitors. The total program cost includes:
- Tuition and fees
- On-site and US-based support services
- Health insurance for the program's ten months
- Fees for the permesso di soggiorno (required for residency in Italy; processed by the on-site staff in Florence)
- Fees for visa processing
- Academic study tours
- Orientation, including intensive Italian language training
- JMU M.A. degree
Other costs (including meals, airfares, books, costs of a passport, and personal expenses) are not included in the tuition and fees.
Program applicants are encourage to apply for a program assistantship worth $10,000 over the course of the program. EUPS students are also eligible to apply for financial aid; JMU's Office of Financial Aid can assist with specific questions.