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) $17,995
Optional Pacific Studies Program in Suva, Fiji +$1,595

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 University residence hall
  • Meals Students receive a meal allowance worth $1,000 to subsidize the cost of purchasing meals and groceries
  • 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
  • Excursions and social activities The AIFS Program Coordinator oversees the delivery of a program of social and cultural events including a welcome dinner, activities around Wellington City such as visits to museums, film location tours, food tours, sporting events, hiking and kayaking 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 A free, fast-paced, extra-curricular program aimed at enhancing degree study and making participants more globally aware. A certificate version is offered to study abroad students and can be completed in one semester
  • Victoria International Buddy Program Connection with a local student contact to give you peer support and advice on life in and around campus and the Buddy Program network which hosts social events during the semester
  • 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. One official copy will be mailed 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 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.

Fall or Spring Semester 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$2,900
Boston$2,920
Buffalo$2,900
Charlotte$2,880
Chicago$2,880
Cincinnati$2,860
Columbus$2,840
Dallas$2,800
Denver$2,820
Des Moines$2,880
Detroit$2,780
Houston$2,580
Los Angeles$2,680
Miami$2,880
Minneapolis$2,880
New York/ Newark$2,620
Orlando$2,900
Philadelphia$2,800
Phoenix$2,800
Pittsburgh$2,900
Raleigh/Durham$2,820
San Francisco$2,680
Seattle$2,640
St. Louis$2,900
Washington$2,700

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


Fall or Spring Semester 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$2,900
Boston$2,920
Buffalo$2,900
Charlotte$2,880
Chicago$2,880
Cincinnati$2,860
Columbus$2,840
Dallas$2,800
Denver$2,820
Des Moines$2,880
Detroit$2,780
Houston$2,580
Los Angeles$2,680
Miami$2,880
Minneapolis$2,880
New York/ Newark$2,620
Orlando$2,900
Philadelphia$2,800
Phoenix$2,800
Pittsburgh$2,900
Raleigh/Durham$2,820
San Francisco$2,680
Seattle$2,640
St. Louis$2,900
Washington$2,700

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