The comprehensive fee covers tuition, room, meals (where applicable), visa support, and pre-departure services, comprehensive international health insurance and travel assistance through International SOS, academic excursions, including travel and lodging for weekend excursions.

The fee does not cover travel to and from the program, books and class supplies, or personal expenses. Participants make their own travel arrangements. See the additional recommended expenses below for information on expected expenses not covered by the comprehensive fee that students are billed for by Trinity College. Please note the comprehensive fee and costs for Trinity College study away programs are subject to change.

2024-2025 Comprehensive Fee Breakdown for Trinity Students:

Tuition $33,825
General Fee $1,345
Room $6,110
Total Cost:  $41,280

What’s included in the comprehensive fee:

  • Comprehensive pre-departure advising and support
  • Tuition for all coursework
  • Faculty Director and full-time Resident Staff
  • On-site cultural and academic orientation
  • Overnight academic excursions
  • Cultural and social activities
  • Comprehensive medical and life insurance
  • Housing
  • Monthly public transportation pass
  • Access to the Trinity in Cape Town program office and the facilities and services at the University of Western Cape and the University of Cape Town.
  • 24-hour emergency assistance

Additional Recommended Expenses*

*These are average estimates. Individual costs incurred by students will vary.

Books & Supplies $160
Meals $2,100
Flight (RT) $1,500
Consular costs $150
SIM Card/Cell Phone $30-50
Monthly Cell Service Plan Fees $100
Monthly Local Transportation $35
Estimated total recommended expenses: $6,721

Financial Planning

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