Semester and Academic Year Tuition & Fees





Semester Year

Comprehensive Tuition Fee



Course instruction included included
Program-integrated study tours (two per semester) included included
Course-integrated field trips in/around Lisbon included included
Use of consortium facilities (incl. library and computer labs) included included
Final grade report and permanent academic records included included
Academic counseling and support included included
General administration of academic services included included


Semester Year

Comprehensive Housing & Student Affairs Fee



Furnished room included included
Monthly Transport Pass for Lisbon (buses, metro, and trolleys) included included
Travel to Visiting Family Program (volunteers only) included included
Laundry/cooking facilities and/or allowance included included
Student information and service desk included included
Group pickup at airport on Arrival Day included included
Medical, accident, and travel insurance included included
Visa advice and assistance included included
Portuguese SIM card included included
Administration of housing and student affairs activities included included
24-hour emergency contact included included
SiPN Orientation Week services and tours included included

Please Note: Students who opt-out of SiPN’s housing will still be charged a portion of the Housing & Student Affairs fee of $1100. This fee covers services from Student Affairs such as comprehensive medical, accident and liability insurance, airport pickup and orientation week activities, 24-hour emergency staff support, a local cell phone, the monthly transport pass and various social and cultural events, as well as support and counseling.


Estimated Additional Expenses: Semester/Academic Year Students

Below we provide some estimates for other out-of-pocket expenses that students will typically during a semester or academic year.

Books and supplies $75 $130

Total (approximately)


$5360 – $8560

EXPENSE Semester Year
Schengen Student Visa + required FBI criminal background check (subject to change) $150 $150
Students who reside far away from a Portuguese consulate/embassy must include travelcosts for their in-person student visa interview Variable  Variable
International airfare $1,000 – $1,500 $1,000 – $1,500
Personal expenses (depending on how much you travel on breaks) $1,000 – $2500 $2,000 – $4,500
Meals/per month $400 – $600 $400 – $600
outside network cell phone minutes per your use per your use
Cell phone top-up charges required per month, allows free texts/calls in network €12/mo €12/mo


Combining terms of study (e.g. a semester plus a summer program) includes a rebate. If you sign up for more than one semester/program/course, you are entitled to a reduction of the Comprehensive Tuition Fee of the second semester/program/course in the following amounts: 

Combination Rebate US$
One semester, fall or spring, plus one summer course $250
One semester, fall or spring, plus two summer courses $400
Two semesters $1000

* Note: Rebates do not apply for recipients of FLAD/SiPN partial scholarships