Fees and Terms
Study Abroad Fees & Terms
The sooner you apply for ETC Study Abroad programs, the better. Spaces are limited and it’s a first come first serve basis.
2019-2020 Outbound Fees
AYP starting at $8,000 – Contact ETC for current pricing.
Program Fees Include:
Pre-departure orientation in host country. Room and board with a host family. Host family recruitment and screening. Regular supervision by a coordinator with monthly academic and social reports. Support from the Portland ETC office. Assistance in obtaining passport and visa (fees paid by participant.
Program Fees Exclude:
Educational or recreational overnight field trips. School lunch money if student decides to buy school lunch. Spending money for cell phones, etc. Domestic and international airfare (except for China summer program). Passport, visa fees and any other expenses related to obtaining a visa. Comprehensive travel health insurance (Insurance is purchased by ETC and required, with the cost being $800 for all-year programs and $400 for semester programs, for all countries.) School books, uniforms or additional fees (if required).
Application and Deposit and Fees
A non-refundable application fee of $250 is due at the time that the application is submitted. Click here to pay the application fee. A Program Fee Deposit of $750 for the School Year Program, and $500 for the Semester/Summer Program is due within 15 days of acceptance by ETC.
Program Fee Payment
The initial payment depends on selection of country. Please call ETC to discuss the payment arrangements. Total program payment is generally due thirty days before departure from the USA.
Refund / Cancellation Policy
Program fee deposit is refundable if applicant is not accepted by the partner organization. No refunds subsequent to official placement in host family, and or school. No refunds subsequent to departure date.