Tips for Studying Abroad on a Budget

So you really want to study abroad this summer or next fall, but don’t think you can afford it? Think again!

ISA has created this handy list of tips for studying abroad on a budget.  We also have a price comparison worksheet that shows you how studying abroad measures up to the cost of attending your home university. You might be surprised to find how affordable it is to go abroad for a summer, semester or short term.

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Some of ISA’s Most Affordable Programs


  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Argentina
  • Spain
  • Peru
  • Italy
  • Morocco

Intensive Month

  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • France
  • Spain

J term

  • Chile

Semester/Academic Year

  • Panama
  • Czech Republic
  • China
  • Spain

Look for this guide the next time you see an ISA University Relations Rep on your campus, or check with your study abroad office to see if they might have a copy.

Author: International Studies Abroad (ISA)

Since 1987, International Studies Abroad (ISA) has provided college students in the United States and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. ISA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs at accredited schools and universities in 73 program locations throughout the world.