The Wells in Florence program fee includes most of the costs for your stay, including international airfare, full-time resident directors (on-site), centrally located apartment housing, and additional group excursions.
It's what sets Wells apart from other semester-abroad programs, helping to streamline and simplify your planning and travel.

"I can't say enough about the program's efficient organization and the exquisite enthusiasm of the Wells College staff. I am eternally indebted."

—A.S., Boston College

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Fall and Spring Costs

Program fee for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Tuition: $11,700
Accommodation: $6,900 (apartment) or $8,150 (homestay)
Airfare: $1,300

Total program fee per semester: $19,900 (apartment) or $21,150 (homestay*)
*Homestay option unavailable fall 2022 and spring 2023 semesters due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions

Estimated Additional Costs (not included in program fee)

Meals: $2,000 (apartment) or $800 (homestay)
Passport/visa/permit of stay: $225
Books, course supplies, course fees: $400 (average)
Total estimated additional costs: $2,625 (apartment) or $1,425 (homestay)

What's Included in the Program Fee

  • Tuition for up to 15 semester hours of credit*, issued on an official Wells College transcript
  • Apartment or homestay accommodations
  • Round-trip transportation between NYC and Florence
  • Airport reception and transfer to housing on arrival to Italy
  • Full-time resident directors who remain on site
  • Individualized academic and personal advising, both pre-departure and on site
  • Full support for obtaining your student visa, including advising and documentation
  • Supplemental health care insurance is provided
  • An extensive orientation, including day trips outside of Florence
  • Regional social and cultural excursions — recent outings have included the Impruneta Grape Festival, Carnival of Viareggio, San Gimignano, Cinque Terre, Pisa, the Castello di Verrazzano olive grove and vineyard, professional soccer matches, and theater and musical performances
  • A trip to Venice and the islands of Murano and Burano with guided tours of major historical and tourist sites; includes lodging and some meals
  • Welcome and goodbye dinners

*12 credits of student’s choice, plus a 3 credit Italian language course are included in the program fee. If a student opts out of the Italian Language course and makes a different class selection, they must pay a course surcharge directly to LdM

Wells College gladly accepts financial aid consortium agreements from the student's home institution.

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