Graduate Students

The program dates are July 8-August 2.

Tuition and Fees:

Estimated costs for summer 2019 based on one four-week session:
Program Costs:  
One-time application fee $150
Other fees $100
Tuition $1000
Medical insurance (Rate varies depending on age.) $100
Books (estimate) $150
Estimated Total Program Costs


Living Expenses:  
Food (estimate) cost varies depending on option chosen $200-600
Housing (estimate) cost varies depending on option chosen $400-1000
Total Living Expenses
TOTAL COSTS $2080-$3200


Living expenses: Various options are available for housing, from a small shared apartment off campus to a luxurious hotel room near campus. Food costs range from the cost for purchasing and cooking one’s own food to purchasing the UGA meal plan.

UGA Family Housing: Graduate students who plan to live on campus are strongly urged to apply to Family and Graduate Housing and request an early move in. This housing is the best value for money. You should apply as soon as possible because limited rooms are available.

Personal spending money for entertainment, toiletries, etc. is NOT included in the above estimates.

Applying for Your Visa

Please download, complete, and sign the Certificate-of-Finances for Graduate Student Program and submit it together with  the other documents listed on our application page.  If you prefer, you can just email those documents to us directly at We need to receive your completed documents before May 5, 2018 in order to send you the documents you need to obtain your visa.