Estimated Expenses Per Term 

Tuition & Fees*

$ 3,900

Room & Board (SOU dormitory)**

$ 3,400

Books & Supplies

$    150

Personal Expenses

$    520

Health Insurance

$    527



Non-refundable Application Fee: $60

*The balance of tuition should be paid no later than the first week of classes.

** Room and board fees listed are an estimate if the student chooses to live in the dormitory. If the student chooses to live in an off-campus apartment the fees can be considerably less.

Room and Board (SOU dormitory)

Students are responsible for making their housing arrangements, and although the International Programs office does not make the arrangements, we are happy to assist with the process. To insure the best options this should be done as early as possible. Find out more about your campus living at SOU Residential Life. Off-campus Homestays and apartments are available but the International Programs office does not provide support for these programs.


Books may be purchased at the SOU Bookstore. Books and supply costs average approximately $150 per session.

Personal Expenses

This will vary greatly from individual to individual depending on personal needs and experiences.

Health care

International exchange students are required by federal law to hold adequate medical insurance for the duration of their studies. SOU automatically enrolls all international students in an affordable medical insurance policy that includes both basic and supplemental plans. Students can apply for an insurance waiver only if their home country provides medical coverage that meets or exceeds the amounts required by law, or if the SOU policy does not cover an existing condition or major medical illness. Please talk with the International Student Advisor to learn more about the insurance waiver request process.

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