Low Cost Programs

Low Cost Summer 2021 Programs

Compare the approximate cost of attending a summer session on campus versus the study abroad program cost. Programs with a total estimated cost of attendance less than $7,000 have been designated as “low-cost.”

Approximate cost for one summer session at UNC (3 credits):

Summer 2020 | In-State: $3,300 | Out-of-State: $4,700

Approximate cost for one summer session at UNC (6 credits):

Summer 2020 | In-State: $4,100 | Out-of-State: $6,700

Summer Programs Less than $7,000

Program NameCountryLanguage Prerequisite?Number of Credits
Chinese University of Hong Kong
(Summer Undergraduate Research)
Chinano3
College Year in Athens (Summer)Greeceno3
Fudan University
(International Summer Session)
Chinano6

Sungkyunkwan University (International Summer Semester)

South Koreano6

UNC MEJO Tokyo Olympics

Japanno3

UNC Phillips Summer in Shanghai

Chinano6
UNC Working Globally in DenmarkDenmarkno3
Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3Franceyes6

Program costs subject to change. Check the program brochure and budget sheet for updated info.

Summer Programs Over $7,000 with possible funding

Program NameCountryLanguage Prerequisite?Number of Credits
UNC Archaeological Excavation in IsraelIsraelno6

View budget sheet on program brochure page to view the details on the funding tied to each program. Program costs subject to change. Check the program brochure and budget sheet for updated info.

Virtual Programs

Virtual study abroad programs are an affordable option for Tar Heels that are looking to enhance their global skills. The total cost of participation may be even lower than taking a course on campus.

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More Information

Not sure what the difference is between a UNC program and a program at an international institution? Attend a Study Abroad 101 Info Session to explore your program and funding options.

Learn more about program types.