Study Abroad in Wellington, New Zealand

Study Abroad in Wellington: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Spring Semester (with Meal Allowance) $18,995
Spring Semester (without Meal Allowance) $17,895

Program Fee Includes:

Pre-Departure

  • 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

On-Site

  • Tuition—up to 16 semester credits
  • Housing—in a self-catering university residence hall
  • Meals—a meal allowance worth $1,100 is included
  • Transportation subsidy AIFS students receive a subsidy for use on Wellington’s excellent public transportation system
  • AIFS Program Coordinator—to provide pastoral care and general support and guidance during your time in New Zealand
  • Day trips and excursions—The AIFS Program Coordinator oversees the delivery of a program of social and cultural events including a welcome dinner, activities around Wellington City and a 3-day excursion to Rotorua, one of the world’s liveliest fields of geothermal activity and known for its rich Maori culture
  • University services—Including a dedicated International Office and Academic Advisors in each faculty
  • Leadership Programs: Victoria International Leadership Program or Victoria Plus Program—An extra-curricular program with the goal of enhancing your academic experience and employability
  • Victoria International Buddy Program—A local student contact to give you peer support and advice on life in and around campus
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service so that you can reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by Victoria University will be sent to your home institution on completion of your 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 non-refundable application fee and $250 refundable damage deposit. 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.

Spring Semester Fees With Optional Pacific Studies Program

Flights

  • U.S. to Fiji
  • Fiji to Wellington
  • Wellington to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Hotel
  • Hotel to Airport
  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Atlanta$3,700
Boston$3,620
Buffalo$3,520
Chicago$3,460
Cincinnati$3,520
Dallas$3,480
Denver$3,460
Des Moines$3,720
Detroit$3,460
Houston$3,460
Los Angeles$3,260
Miami$3,520
Minneapolis$3,980
New York/Newark$3,540
Orlando$4,020
Philadelphia$4,020
Phoenix$3,880
Pittsburgh$3,520
Raleigh/Durham$3,520
San Francisco$3,380
Seattle$3,380
St. Louis$3,520
Washington/Dulles$3,680

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


Spring Semester Fees Without Optional Pacific Studies Program

Flights

  • U.S. to Wellington
  • Wellington to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Atlanta$3,700
Boston$3,620
Buffalo$3,520
Chicago$3,460
Cincinnati$3,520
Dallas$3,480
Denver$3,460
Des Moines$3,720
Detroit$3,460
Houston$3,460
Los Angeles$3,260
Miami$3,520
Minneapolis$3,980
New York/Newark$3,540
Orlando$4,020
Philadelphia$4,020
Phoenix$3,880
Pittsburgh$3,520
Raleigh/Durham$3,520
San Francisco$3,380
Seattle$3,380
St. Louis$3,520
Washington/Dulles$3,680

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