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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

Undergraduate

$420

$987

Graduate

$492

$1,129

Supplemental Program Fees for 2021
Program Program Date(s) Program Fee
Modern Dreams, Modern Nightmares: Vienna and Berlin in the Twentieth Century
Identity and Conflict in Austria, Croatia, and Bosnia
Cross-Cultural Psychology in Vienna, Austria
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
Honors Seminar: Dominican Republic
JMU North of England Programme (NOEP)
JMU: Summer in Paris
JMU Internship in Germany
History and Culture of Greece: Ancient to Modern
JMU Internship in Ireland
Summer in Reggio Calabria
Cross-Cultural Psychology in Perugia, Italy
Michelangelo's Italy
Summer in Urbino Italy: Documenting a Community
Second Year Japanese in Kyoto
Dutch Design, Art, and the Humanities
Health Care in Spain: A Cross-cultural Exploration of Illness and Wellness and Global Health Care Leadership
JMU Internship in Spain
The History and Politics of East Asia
East Africa Field School
Archaeology of Native American and Spanish Encounters in Georgia
Wine and Culture of Napa and Sonoma

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