University of Groningen exchange: semester program costs

The tables below give an overview of the costs of this program for Fall 2012.  Table one lists costs payable to Geneseo; table two lists cost payable to 'Others'.  If you have any questions about program costs, please stop by the Study Abroad Office.  All costs are subject to change.

Table 1: Program Costs Payable to Geneseo (per semester)

Please note: tuition for the program is payable to the Student Accounts Office (of the student's home campus) and can be paid online.  All other payments on table one are made to the Study Abroad Office.  The Study Abroad Office is not accepting credit cards at this point in time.


Payment Payment to Amount Description Due in Full Checks Payable To Credit Card/Online Payment
Application Fee Study Abroad Office $20.00 Application processing fee. With application 'CAS International Programs' No
Tuition Student Accounts Office $2785 NYS Residents; $7410 Out-of-State Residents SUNY tuition for full time students, per semester.  Other SUNY students will pay tuition to their home campus. Upon Billing 'SUNY Geneseo' Yes
Program Fee Study Abroad Office $500.00 Administrative fee for SUNY Geneseo exchange programs. Upon Acceptance 'CAS International Programs' No
Health Insurance Study Abroad Office $190.00 International medical and repatriation insurance, required for all students on SUNY study abroad programs. Upon Acceptance 'CAS International Programs' No

Total Tuition Payable to Student Accounts: $2785 NYS Residents ; $7410 Out-of-State Residents

Total Program Fees Payable to Study Abroad: $710

Estimated Total Cost of Participation: $3,495.00 NYS Residents; $8,120.00 Out-of-State Residents


All payments to the SUNY Geneseo Study Abroad Office should be made out 'CAS International Programs' and sent to the address below:

SUNY Geneseo College
Study Abroad Office
Erwin Hall 106
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

*All costs are subject to change without notice due to factors beyond the control of SUNY Geneseo, including changes in exchange rates and international airfares.

Table 2: Program Costs Payable to 'Others' (per semester)

All costs on the table below are estimates.


Expense Estimated Amount Comments
Resident Permit Fees €600 Students are required to get a Dutch Residents Permit for their stay in the Netherlands (this is essentially their 'visa' for the program).  The University of Groningen's International Student Desk will contact students about the Resident Permit requirements after they have been accepted into the program.
Airfare $1600 Round trip to Amsterdam; students will have to take a train from Amsterdam Schipol Airport to Groningen.
Accommodation $2500 Students will apply for accommodations after they have been accepted into the program.  The amount listed is estimated; a range of housing costs are available depending on which international student house the student would like to live in.
Food $1600 No meal plans provided; estimate for personal food expenditures.
Spatial Problems and Spatial Policies Course Fee $150 This fee pertains to students who wish to take the 'Spatial Problems and Spatial Policies' course offered specifically for exchange students through the Faculty of Spatial Sciences.  This course is required for students in the Spatial Sciences exchange.
Books $400  
Personal Expenses $3000 Based on 5 months.