Access the World Initiative

Rutgers ACCESS THE WORLD Initiative

30+ Global Destinations | Rutgers Credits Abroad | All at Rutgers cost*

Rutgers Global–Study Abroad seeks to ensure that every Rutgers student has access to opportunities for global learning which are academically rigorous, degree-relevant, culturally transformative, and empower students for impact in local and global communities.

That's why we are excited to share with you the Access the World Initiative! 

Depending on where you choose to study abroad, you may find the cost comparable or even more affordable than staying at Rutgers University for a semester. 

Check out the two charts below to compare the estimated costs of Access the World study abroad programs for New Jersey and Non- New Jersey residents. And then head to the Program Search to get started!

Total cost abroad includes:

  • Tuition & Fees
  • Housing
  • Airfare
  • Meals
  • Visa
  • Personal Expenses
  • Access the World Scholarship

See website program pages for estimated breakdowns.

NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS

Fall 2021/Spring 2022

*Estimated Cost of Attendance - NJ Residents
Tuition & Fees
(depending on school of enrollment)
$7,703–$9,105
Room & Board $6,756
Personal Expenses $2,972
TOTAL $17,431–$18,833

*This comparison provides an estimated semester cost of attendance: costs are subject to change or vary based on student choices, personal circumstances, and current airfare rates. Estimations include tuition, fees, housing, airfare, visa, food, and all other personal expenses. Costs assume the most economical housing option abroad and average Rutgers on-campus housing and board.

 

Key:

Blue Below Rutgers Cost
Green At Rutgers Cost
Orange Just Above Rutgers Cost

 

Estimated Program Costs for New Jersey Residents

Study Abroad Program Location Total Cost
University of Ghana (USAC) Accra, Ghana $16,010
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Hong Kong $16,490
American College of Thessaloniki - Fall or Spring I Thessaloniki, Greece $16,525
Ewha University Seoul, South Korea $16,932
Zhejiang University Hangzhou, China $17,300
University of Manchester Manchester, UK $17,450
Study in Heredia, Costa Rica (USAC) Heredia, Costa Rica $17,500
The Hague University (USAC) Hague, Netherlands $17,611
FU-Best at Freie University Berlin, Germany $17,695
National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan $17,950
University of the West Indies at Cave Hill Cave Hill, Barbados $17,975
Polytechnic University of Valencia Valencia, Spain $18,030
University of Valencia Valencia, Spain $18,030
Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan $18,070
Yonsei University (USAC) Seoul, South Korea $18,240
International Christian University Tokyo, Japan $18,320
Ben Gurion University Be’er Sheva, Israel $18,322
Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel $18,322
Dance Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel $18,322
Vesalius College Brussels, Belgium $18,380
Research Semester in Europe (Euroscholars) Europe, Various $18,400
City University, London London, UK $18,650
Study in Prague (USAC) Prague, Czech Republic $18,650
University College London - STEM London, UK $18,700
Universities of Paris (MICEFA) Paris, France $18,795
Florence University of the Arts Florence, Italy $18,806
International Studies Institute Florence Florence, Italy $18,806
American College of Thessaloniki - Spring I & II Thessaloniki, Greece $19,850
University of Cape Town (CIEE) Cape Town, South Africa $21,090
University College Dublin - Belgrove Dublin, Ireland $21,760
John Cabot University Rome, Italy $21,856
Macquarie University Sydney, Australia $22,305

NON-NJ RESIDENTS

Fall 2021/Spring 2022

 

*Estimated Cost of Attendance - Non-NJ Residents

Tuition & Fees
(depending on school of enrollment)
$16,105-$18,669
Room & Board $6,756
Personal Expenses $3,249
TOTAL $26,110-$28,674

*This comparison provides an estimated semester cost of attendance: costs are subject to change or vary based on student choices, personal circumstances, and current airfare rates. Estimations include tuition, fees, housing, airfare, visa, food, and all other personal expenses. Costs assume the most economical housing option abroad and average Rutgers on-campus housing and board.

 

Key:

Blue Below Rutgers Cost
Green At Rutgers Cost
Orange Just Above Rutgers Cost

 

Estimated Program Costs for Non-NJ Residents

Study Abroad Program Location Total Cost
Zhejiang University Hangzhou, China $19,800
National Taiwan University Taipei, Taiwan $20,450
University of the West Indies at Cave Hill Cave Hill, Barbados $20,475
Study in Heredia, Costa Rica (USAC) Heredia, Costa Rica $21,100
Polytechnic University of Valencia Valencia, Spain $21,530
University of Ghana (USAC) Accra, Ghana $22,010
Study in Prague (USAC) Prague, Czech Republic $22,150
Hong Kong University of Science and Tech Hong Kong, China $22,490
American College of Thessaloniki - Fall or Spring I Thessaloniki, Greece $22,525
Ewha University Seoul, South Korea $22,932
University of Manchester Manchester, UK $23,450
The Hague University (USAC) Hague, Netherlands $23,611
FU-Best at Freie University Berlin, Germany $23,695
University of Valencia Valencia, Spain $24,030
Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan $24,070
Yonsei University (USAC) Seoul, South Korea $24,240
Ben Gurion University Be’er Sheva, Israel $24,322
Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel $24,322
Vesalius College Brussels, Belgium $24,380
Research Semester in Europe (Euroscholars) Europe, Various $24,400
University of Cape Town (CIEE) Cape Town, South Africa $24,590
City University, London London, UK $24,650
University College London - STEM London, UK $24,700
International Christian University Mitaka, Japan $24,720
Universities of Paris (MICEFA) Paris, France $24,795
Florence University of the Arts Florence, Italy $24,806
International Studies Institute Florence Florence, Italy $25,306
John Cabot University Rome, Italy $25,356
American College of Thessaloniki - Spring I & II Thessaloniki, Greece $25,850
Dance Jerusalem Jerusalem, Israel $26,822
University College Dublin (Belgrove Housing) Dublin, Ireland $27,760
Macquarie University Sydney, Australia $28,305