Study Abroad in London, England

Study Abroad in London: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Traditional Academic Program, Fall or Spring Semester $16,995
Certificate in British Studies Program, Fall or Spring Semester $16,995
Certificate in Fashion Management and
Marketing Program, Fall or Spring Semester
Freshman and Sophomore Program, Fall or Spring Semester $16,995

Stay for a year and save $1,000
Students enrolling for a full year (two semesters) at the same campus receive an automatic fee reduction of $1,000 toward their second semester fee.

Program Fee Includes:


  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect


  • Tuition up to 15 semester credits (subject to course selection)
  • Housing in University approved residence halls
  • Meals 10 meals per week in the student cafeteria, 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners, Monday through Friday
  • Day Trips including Stonehenge, Salisbury, and Cambridge
  • Cultural and social activities including a West End theater visit, guided walking tour of Kensington, and guided bus sightseeing tour of London. Other activities are available for a small additional fee
  • Resident Director to help with any questions or advice you may need while in London and provide support during your stay
  • Academic Advisor to help you adjust to a different learning environment and to navigate University policy and procedure
  • Orientation workshops to help you get to know your classmates better, familiarize you with the local area, advice you about living in London and help you adjust to British culture
  • AIFS Office to meet with the AIFS Resident Director and staff
  • University services including use of the library, computer labs, coffee shop, counselling and access to career services and a broad arts and culture program
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by Richmond, The American International University in London. One official copy will be sent to the studentís home institution
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

  • Excursions
    • Paris, France (3 days - $495)
      You can also join a wide array of trips organized by Richmond University to places throughout the U.K. and Europe. See the Richmond University website for up-to-date listings.
  • Additional Housing option
    • Single room in University residence halls
  • Meal plan upgrade
  • AIFS Flight Package (see below)

Please note fee does not include the non-refundable $95 application fee. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Fall or spring semester


  • U.S. to London
  • London to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$1,260
Los Angeles$1,160
New York/ Newark$1,060
San Francisco$1,280
St. Louis$1,280
Washington, DC$1,200

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)