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Global MBA Living Expenses

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 All ranges have been calculated based on 15-17 weeks (one academic semester)

Hong Kong, China - Estimated Expenses
Round Trip Air Fare $900-$1500
Ground Transportation $200-$1000
Health Insurance $150 max
Housing $700-$1000
Student Visa $50-$100
Food $800-$1400
Miscellaneous $500-$1000
Estimated Total $3300-$6150


Brisbane, Australia - Estimated Expenses
Round Trip Air Fare $1200-$1600
Ground Transportation $150-$900
Health Insurance $70-$175
Housing $1800-$4000
Student Visa $450-$500
Food $900-$1600
Miscellaneous $400-$900
Estimated Total $4900-$9500


Bordeaux, France - Estimated Expenses
Round Trip Air Fare $1500-$1800
Ground Transportation $200-$1000
Health Insurance $150-$400
Housing $850-$3400
Student Visa $40-$125
Food $1000-$1500
Miscellaneous $600-$1200
Estimated Total $4200-$9500


For Comparison Purposes

Potsdam, New York - Estimated Expenses
Round Trip Air Fare N/A
Ground Transportation $100-$500
Health Insurance $550
Housing $1000-$3800
Student Visa N/A
Food $800-$1200
Miscellaneous $500-$1000
Estimated Total $2950-$7050


How Estimated Expenses are Determined
Round Trip Air Fare

Varies by day and time of year of departure.

Ground Transportation Lowest value represents public transportation. Highest value represents extensive travel to surrounding areas/cities. Does not include out of country visits.
Health Insurance Institution or government determined cost if student is not already covered by private insurance.
Housing Lowest value represents on campus housing. Highest value represents most expensive off campus housing.
Student Visa Determined by the national government of study abroad location.
Food Lowest value assumes the purchase of groceries to prepare meals. The highest value assumes the purchase of groceries and frequent dining out. An on campus meal plan would fall towards the lower end of the range provided.
Miscellaneous Represents the cost of incidental expenses, entertainment, toiletries, and the purchase of souvenirs. Please note, this range is an estimate. Individual preferences will have the most effect on the actual amount spent.
ALL COSTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON EXCHANGE RATES

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