Tompkins Cortland Community College


2014 SIEI Program Cost

TC3-Partner Rate*

Option 1

Regular five-week session: $2,950

Option 2

Five week session ($2,950) plus Post-Program
TESOL Session ($300): $3,250

Non-Partner Rate

Option 1

Regular five-week session $3500

Option 2

Five week session ($3,500) plus Post-Program
TESOL Session ($350): $3,750

*For people affiliated with one of TC3’s partner institutions

Program cost includes instruction and some course materials, housing, all required program-related transportation, access to a local phone for making local calls from your building, meal plan with five meals per week (Monday through Friday), basic health insurance, TC3 Fitness Center and pool access.

Additional costs to consider:

  • Roundtrip airfare to JFK Airport, New York
  • Visa-related expenses (fees, travel to US
    consulate, time off work to obtain visa)
  • Course-related materials (books) and
    supplies, $50-70
  • One meal per day, Monday - Friday ($10 per day) in the
    TC3 Eatery is covered by the meal plan. Participants
    must budget accordingly.
  • Some apartment supplies – twin extra-long
    sheets, a blanket, towels, a pillow, a fan and
    other items as needed
  • Entertainment and dining out
  • Optional excursions organized by TC3 staff
    have an associated cost, typically $10-$30,
    plus shopping and meals taken on-site
  • Shopping and souvenirs
  • Local bus fare ($4/round-trip to and from
    Ithaca, the largest nearby city)
  • (Optional) Purchase of a local mobile phone
    and service, and/or phone cards for making
    long-distance calls (we recommend you
    create a Skype Account to phone home from
    your laptop)
  • Weekend travel that you organize yourself
    (Note that summer rates for hotels and car rental
    are among the highest of the year)

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Study Abroad Opportunities at Tompkins Cortland Community College

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