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Short-Term Programs

Tuition and fees for JMU Short-Term Abroad Programs include University tuition for a standard number of credit hours based on residency and a supplemental program fee. The basic formula: add the supplemental fee to the number of credits at the appropriate credit hour rate per the chart below. This combination of fees will cover enrollment in classes, housing, most or all meals, excursion lodging and transportation, admissions and entry fees, some or all books and other program activities. Consult program directors for complete details.

NOTE: Airfare to and from your destination is not included in the fees.

Tuition and fees for summer are established by the JMU Board of Visitors in early spring for the upcoming summer term.

Tentative fees will be posted on or before December 1. Fees for Summer 2020 Short-Term Programs will be not be confirmed until mid-March after the enrollment and course registration processes for summer classes is complete. The fees will be added to each student participant's account by mid-April. Individual supplemental program fees are projected on the basis of the following:

  • Estimated costs for accommodations, meals, admissions and transportation.
  • Currency exchange rates.
  • The total number of students enrolled.

A limited amount of financial aid and scholarships based on merit, need and other criteria are available to JMU students. Also see: Summer Financial Aid Information.

Deposits are non-refundable, non-transferrable, and cannot be deferred to other study abroad programs.

Basic formula: Add the supplemental program fee to the cost of tuition per credit hour. 

Tuition for 2020 per credit hour 

Virginia Resident

Non-Virginia Resident







Supplemental Program Fees for 2020
Program Program Date(s) Program Fee
JMU in Argentina
International Considerations of Web Design & Development
JMU Internship in Australia (Kinesiology, Sport & Rec. Management, Hospitality Management)
Modern Dreams, Modern Nightmares: Vienna and Berlin in the Twentieth Century
Identity and Conflict in Austria, Croatia, Bosnia, and Kosovo
Cross-Cultural Psychology in Vienna, Austria
Leadership at Sea: An Exploration of Cross-Cultural Competence (Spring Break)
Geology and Ecology of the Bahamas (Spring Break)
The Arts and Culture of Montréal
Place-based Education and Critical Inquiry in Costa Rica
CISE Energy and Environmental Projects
Nursing and Health Care in Costa Rica: An Interprofessional Perspective
A Cross-Cultural Experience of Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Costa Rica
Bikes, Trains & Ferries: Exploring Denmark and Deutschland
Global Engagement and Service-Learning in the Dominican Republic
Honors Seminar: Dominican Republic
JMU London Contemporary Dance and Performance Summer Intensive
Honors: Victorian London and Modernity
Environmental Legacy of SW England: From Past to Present
JMU North of England Programme (NOEP)
Linguistics UK
Finance and Business Law Summer Session in Europe
The European Model of Sport
Study of European Hospitality: Food, Wines, and Travel in Europe
Nature, Creativity, and Expressive Arts in Southern France
Language and Cultural Immersion in the French Riviera
JMU: Summer in Paris
Food and Culture of France
JMU Internship in Germany
Environmental and Energy Sustainability in Germany
JMU's German Opera Experience
JMU Summer in Ghana and Internship
Ancient Greece and the Greek Islands
Greece 3000 BC to the Present, History and Culture
JMU Internship in Ireland
Geology Field Course in Ireland
Ireland: Media, Culture and Society
Cross-Cultural Field Experience in Northern Ireland
Communication, Conflict and Culture in Ireland
Sports Medicine and Culture in Ireland (Spring Break)
Summer in Reggio Calabria
Honors: Art, Culture, and Politics in Medici Florence
Cross-Cultural Psychology in Perugia, Italy
Michelangelo's Italy
Summer in Urbino Italy: Documenting a Community
Arts and Culture in Venice
The Art and Culture of Japan
Second Year Japanese in Kyoto
Interdisciplinary Engagement at Madison Camp--Kenya
Ecology and Conservation in Madagascar
Sustainability, Technology, and Education in Malta
Health Communication & Development in Nepal
CIS in Europe
Dutch Art, Design & Culture
JMU Internship in New Zealand
JMU Global Supply Chain in Panama and Colombia
Intercultural Studies and Tourism in Peru
Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Europe
Russian in Moscow
Interprofessional Field Study of US and Rwandan Services to At Risk Infants
Seville: Global Sociological Perspectives
Health Care in Spain: A Cross-cultural Exploration of Illness and Wellness
JMU Internship in Spain
Exploring the Good Life in Scandinavia
Public Relations in a European Context
The History and Politics of East Asia
East Africa Field School
International Health: A Tanzanian Perspective
JMU in LA: The Entertainment Industry
JMU/SVA in New York
Covering the 2020 National Conventions
Ecology of St. Croix
Health Sciences Practicum in Vietnam
Global Business Analytics in Vietnam

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