Study Abroad in Rome, Italy

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Study Abroad in Rome: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall or Spring Semester (with meal allowance) $15,595
Fall or Spring Semester (without meal allowance) $14,195

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 19 semester credits depending on program and course selection
  • Housing Apartments or in an Italian homestay
  • Meal plan group meals, tastings and meal vouchers for five breakfasts and five lunches or dinners a week valued at $1,400
  • Orientation Week
  • Social and Cultural activities including day trips, visits to museums, art galleries, theaters, converts, opera, ballet, cooking and wine tasting and more
  • Excursions and day trips a 3-day trip to Florence, 3-day trip to Naples and Pompeii and day trip to Assisi and Trevi
  • Museum entrances for all course related visits
  • On-Site Resident Director and experienced Student Services Staff to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Rome
  • AIFS Office to meet with the Resident Director and staff
  • University services including use of the library, computer lab and access to career services
  • Registration with local police authorities (Permits of Stay)
  • Volunteer opportunities, for-credit internships and service learning programs
  • 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 student’s home institution on completion of the program
  • 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

Please note fee does not include the 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.

Please note that the stopover in London on the way to campus has been canceled. Students choosing the AIFS Optional Transportation Package will fly directly to the arrival city listed on the itinerary and receive a credit of $420 toward their final transportation package fee.

Fall or spring semester


  • U.S. to Italy
  • Italy to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$2,000
Los Angeles$2,080
New York/ Newark$1,780
San Francisco$2,000
St. Louis$2,020
Washington, DC$2,000

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

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