TUITION AND FEES

Sant’Anna program fees include:

  • application fee;
  • tuition and study materials;
  • accommodation in shared apartment (host family available at a different cost, please read below for info);
  • program orientation;
  • on site advisor and 24-hour emergency assistance;
  • three excursions for semester programs and one excursion for summer programs;
  • credit transfer through the SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (Alfred State); and
  • a welcome and farewell group meal.

Note: Internship has an additional course fee of $400 USD, compulsory by Italian law to participate, valid from summer 2016 term.

SEMESTER PROGRAM (SPRING / FALL): 15-18 CREDITS

Shared apartment (self-catering)* Double/triple room Single room
Tuition $ 8,964 $ 8,964
Housing $ 4,880 $ 5,650
Services $ 356 $ 356
Total $ 14,200 $ 14,970

 SUMMER PROGRAM 1 OR 2 (5 WEEKS): 3 CREDITS

Shared apartment (self catering)* Double/triple room Single room
Tuition $ 2,885 $ 2,885
Housing $ 1,740 $ 1,893
Services $ 190 $ 190
Total $ 4,815 $ 4,968

SUMMER PROGRAM 1 OR 2 (5 WEEKS): 6 CREDITS

Shared apartment (self-catering)* Double/triple room Single room
Tuition $ 3,840 $ 3,840
Housing $ 1,740 $ 1,893
Services $ 190 $ 190
Total $ 5,770 $ 5,923

Estimated Additional Costs

  • Roundtrip airfare
  • Health insurance
  • Visa fees (check with your local consuate to see which apply)
  • Permit to stay fees (semester students only)
  • Internship course fee**
  • Cell phone rental/sim card/plans
  • Transfer from Naples Airport (if requested)
  • Personal expenses

Below are estimated living costs for the area of Sorrento. These are figures compiled from local knowledge as well as student reported expenditures. Prices are shown in USD and where applicable the original EUR costs. Costs listed are estimates. Additionally, USD values fluctuate depending on conversion rates.

**Please note that the internship has an extra course fee of $400, to cover the bureaucratic expenses to register the student intern within the company, compulsory as per Italian law (valid as of Summer 2016).

LIVING IN SORRENTO

Southern Italy tends to be less expensive than cities in the north of the country such as Florence, Milan, and even Rome.

ESTIMATED ADDITIONAL COSTS

Expense Costs or Range
Round-trip flight from/to the United States $1,000-1,400
Permit to Stay (Semester students only) $210 (190€)
Private Transfer from Naples Airport (Booked by Sant’Anna) $100 (90€)
Local Train (Circumvesuviana) Round-trip to Naples: $6 (7,2€) Round-trip to the next town over, Sant’Agnello: $2.60 (2,4€)
Bus to Amalfi Coast to Positano (round-trip) $4 (3,6€)
Weekly expenses as reported by students (including budgeting for travel) $200
Gym membership $33-55 (30-50€) per month
Sunbeds on the beach $6.50-9 (6-8€)
Travel examples Train from Naples to Rome: $22-55 (20-50€) Train from Naples to Florence: $44-88 (40-80€)
Flight examples on economy airlines Naples to Milan: (40-80€) Naples to Palermo: (60-90€) Naples to Paris: (60-130€) Naples to London: (90-200€)
Italian or international sim card for cell phone (Plans, minutes, and data are extra and vary) $11 (10€)
Inexpensive dinner out $11-20 (10-19€) First course dish (pasta or similar): $9-12 (8-11€)
Water: $2.20-3.30 (2-3€)
Wine (glass) or beer: $3.30-5.50 (3-5€)
Supermarket $33 (30€) weekly Water (2L): $0.85 (0,75€)
Fresh bread: $1.10 (1€)
Soda (1L): $1.90 (1,7€)
Pasta (500g): $1.10 (1€)
Pasta sauce: $1.10 (1€)
Produce (1kg): $2.20 (2€)
Bottle of inexpensive wine: $2.20-6.60 (2-6€)
Cappuccino $1-1.60 (0,9-1,5€)

You can find additional information about low cost flights as well as trains here.