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2015 Finances

Andrews University is providing the off-campus International Development Program at reduced and affordable tuition rates. Andrews University does not extend a line of credit to students. Students should arrange a bank transfer to pay for tuition before each session (bank details may be obtained from Payment can also be made by credit card by selecting "online payments" under the "Finances" tab above.


Unless otherwise specified, all dollar amounts quoted are in USD.


Tuition per Session

Tuition rates for the 2015 calendar year will be based on the Human Development Index rankings for 2013 (as published in the 2014 Human Development Report). Students will be charged each year according to their country of citizenship and/or employment and will be subject to changes in tuition rates from year to year. The rates listed to the right are per session. Tuition rates may increase annually at a rate not higher than 10%.





1-28 $3,800 $0     $3,800
29-39 $3,800 $800     $3,000
40-89 $3,800 $1,300     $2,500
90+ $3,800 $1,600     $2,200




Travel Costs

Students are responsible to pay for travel and related costs to and from the venue.


Online Courses

The tuition fee for the required online courses is $50 per credit. Should an online course need to be retaken for any reason, the per credit tuition fee will need to be paid again plus an additional $200 retake fee.



Application Fee (1st Session)
There is a $50 application fee for new students. To avoid multiple bank transfers, this fee will be collected with the tuition for the first session.

Advisor Fee (2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sessions)
Beginning with the second session, there will be an advisor fee of $200 (HDI 1-39) or $100 (HDI 40+) per session.

Research Continuation Fee
Beginning 12 months after the student's final intensive, $200 (HDI 1-39) or $100 (HDI 40+) will be charged annually through the period the student continues to work on the concentration and research requirements.







Venue fees

These fees are separate from tuition and are to be paid directly to the venue. Payment is due at the time of the session; no credit is available.

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Chile 2016

  • Accommodation & meal prices will be posted when confirmed.
  • Service Fee of USD 120.

Dominican 2016

  • As an introductory offer, the $2,200 tuition rate is reduced to $2,100 for the 2016 session.
  • General fees are $160/session
  • Students need to locate their own food and lodging.

Ghana 2015

  • Accommodation with air-conditioning is GHS 50/night/room (2 beds), shared room GHS 25/night/person.
  • Accommodation with fan only (no AC) is GHS 40/night/room (2 beds), shared room GHS 20/night/person.
  • To book lodgings, contact Mrs Naomi Lydia Darko at +233 244859744 or +233 202224185 or
  • Meal prices paid directly to VVU:
    *without water and fruits: GHS 7
    *with water and fruits: GHS 10
    *with water, fruits, soft drink: GHS 14
  • General fee of GHS640 per student is to be paid directly to VVU.

Italy 2015

Lodging/three meals (full board)
  • New Building
    • EUR 52/day, shared room
    • EUR 69/day, single room
  • Old Building
    • EUR 46/day, shared room
    • EUR 62/day, single room
Airport transfer (one-way)
  • EUR 15 for one person, plus parking
  • EUR 12 per person if more than one taking the trip, plus parking
Service Fee
  • Included for students lodging
  • EUR 100 per person for students lodging off-campus

Kenya 2015

  • Service Fee of USD 150 paid to IDP.
  • Students need to locate their own food and lodging.

Rwanda 2015

  • There is no accommodation available at the Adventist University of Central Africa in Kigali. Students need to locate their own food and lodging.
  • Service Fee of USD 150.

South Africa 2015

  • Accommodation with three meals is R395/day per person.
  • Service and facilities charge of R2310/student per session.
  • For more details, view full rate sheet.

South Sudan 2015

  • $150 Service Fee per person.
  • Students need to locate their own food and lodging.

Togo 2015

  • Students need to locate their own food and lodging.
  • $100 Service Fee per person.



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