ESTIMATED FALL PROGRAM COSTS: AUGUST - NOVEMBER 2019 

This amount covers WARC tuition for one term, fees and registration; round-trip travel from participants’ hometown to Dakar and back; Senegal visa; overseas insurance covering health, emergency and medical evacuation; and the estimated costs of housing, food, and local transportation. 

 

Budget Categories Rate Period Frequency Cost (in U.S. dollars)  Notes
  I.  Tuition and Program Fees          
A. Tuition to Overseas Institution/WARC $3,565 semester 1 $1,900  
B. AC Administrative Fees $994 semester 1 $994 Admin fees to be remitted to AC
C. Language Partners $240 semester 1 $240  
D. Excursions $1,000 semester 1 $790  
  II. International Travel and Insurance           
A. Airfare $2,800 semester 1 $2,800 Round-trip ticket -  hometown - Dakar - hometown
B. Student Insurance $73 month 4 $292 Accident and sickness insurance provided by American Councils.  Includes medevac coverage.
  III. Lodging          
A. Homestay $370 month 3.5 $1,295 Payment to host families: includes room and board, 2 meals during weekdays & 3 meals on weekends.
  TOTAL COST TO BE REMITTED TO AMERICAN COUNCILS $8,311  
  IV.  Estimated Living Expenses         NB: Estimated living expenses are included for planning purposes only, and are not remitted to American Councils.
A. Local Transportation $50 month 4 $200 Estimated transportation cost in and near Dakar throughout the duration of the program.
B. Books and Supplies $50 semester 1 $50  
C. Meals/bottled water $280 month 4 $1,120 Estimated cost of meals not covered in homestays throughout the fall program.
D. Internet and Mobile Phone $40 month 4 $160  
E. Cost of Checked Bags $100 trip 2 $200 The first checked bag is free; the estimated cost of each additional bag is $100 per trip.
  TOTAL ESTIMATED ADDITIONAL EXPENSES $1,730  
  GRAND TOTAL $10,041