Summer Abroad South Africa - Cost

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South Africa—City to Safari

Financial Aid and Scholarships

If you are eligible for financial aid, it can be used towards all UC Davis Summer Abroad programs. Learn more about financial aid and scholarships.

Program Fees

Program fees do not include airfare and other expenses; see expenses table and "Fee Notes" below.

 

UC Student

Non-UC Student

Summer Abroad Fee
(includes non-refundable deposit)

$1100 

$1100

Course Fee
UC: $281/unit x 8.0 units;
Non-UC: $351/unit x 8.0 units

$2248

$2808

Accommodation and Services Abroad Fee

$3209

$3209

Summer Campus Fee

$309.10

$309.10

Total Fees 
Fees paid to UC Davis prior to departure

$6866.10

$7426.10

Estimated Personal Expenses

Estimates are provided for financial aid and planning purposes; actual expenses vary.

 

UC Student

Non-UC Student

Roundtrip Airfare (estimated from SFO)

~$1900

~$1900

Meals (not provided by program)

~$192

~$192

Other program-related expenses
(i.e., passport, visa, entry fees, course books)

~$310

~$310

Total Estimated Personal Expenses 
Estimated expenses as incurred by student

~$2402

~$2402

Estimated Total Cost

Does not include personal side trips, gifts, entertainment expenses, etc.

Costs per student

UC Student

Non-UC Student

Total fees

 $6866.10

$7426.10

Total estimated personal expenses

~$2402

~$2402

Total fees + estimated expenses

~$9268.10

~$9828.10

Fee Notes

  • UC Davis Course Fee is subject to Regental, legislative, and gubernatorial action and may change without notice.
  • Accommodations and Services Abroad Fee is subject to change based on fluctuating exchange rates and unexpected changes in activities.
  • Campus policy dictates that study abroad and other off-campus programs are not exempt from the UC Davis Summer Campus Fee, which covers services/initiatives such as the Student Health Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Unitrans, Recreation, etc. Students have access to these services during the entire special summer session period.

Program Fees include

  • Entrance fees and transportation associated with class activities (visits to schools, Robben Island, Table Mountain, game drives at Karongwe and Kruger National Park). Visit the On Location tab for excursion and day trip details., and see the Academics tab for a sample syllabus with activities.
  • Lodging for the program dates (University of Cape Town, 2 nights in Johannesburg, and lodging at the game reserve)
  • Most meals while at University of Cape Town
  • All meals at Karongwe
  • Flight and ground transportation from Cape Town to the game reserve via Johannesburg
  • One night at Johannesburg and visit to the Apartheid Museum
  • Access to University of Cape Town facilities (library and internet)
  • Course Reader
  • Travel guidebook for Cape Town
  • GeoBlue health insurance

Program Fees charged to students do not include

  • Estimated personal expenses outlined in the table above
  • Personal travel during and outside of program dates
  • Entertainment expenses including alcoholic beverages, and personal purchases
  • Out-of-pocket expenses for medical and other emergencies
  • Uncovered medical expenses for special needs

Visit Finances and Cancellation Policy for information about financial aid and cancellation policies.

Charges are subject to change without notice. The tuition, fees, and charges posted here are estimates based on currently approved amounts. These figures may not be final. Actual tuition, fees, and charges are subject to change by the Regents of the University of California and could be affected by State funding reductions. Accordingly, final approved levels (and thus a student’s final balance due) may differ from the amounts shown. The amounts shown here represent, for planning purposes, estimates of the Per Unit rate for Summer 2018.  Actual charges for 2017-18 have yet to be determined by the Regents of the University of California and are not yet available at this time. Final figures are subject to change and may differ from the amount shown.