The School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS) program costs include tuition for study as outlined, visa and registration, pre-departure materials, local orientation, health and accident insurance, housing as listed below, round-trip airport transfers, SRAS in-country support, and use of a mobile telephone for the duration of the program.
Programs in Russia include dormitory accommodation; homestay is available in all Russian locations at additional cost. SRAS suggests a weekly budget of around $100-$150 for meals. Additional budgeting information can be found in SRAS' "Student Budgets and Finance" guide.
The Misc/Education Abroad Personal Expenses include the estimated cost of an HIV test at Wilce Student Health Center. The HIV test is a required component of the student visa to Russia. Students are not required to go to Wilce to have this test completed; the cost is offered as an estimate only.