ESTIMATE OF STUDENT EXPENSES FOR THE SPRING 2011
IN ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND
The following is an estimate of all student expenses beyond tuition.
It is based on expense reports provided by members of the Spring 2009 St. Andrews
Study Group, adjusted for inflation and currency exchange rates, and the
most current information available from Professor Dudrick. These
dollar figures have 5% per year added for inflation and were calculated at an average exchange rate of
$1.45974 per British pound
(as of 4/5/10). You should not assume that these amounts will be sufficient without careful spending!
REMEMBER THAT THE COSTS LISTED HERE ARE BASED ON ESTIMATES IN THE LOCAL
CURRENCY. WITH THE FLUCTUATING DOLLAR, COSTS MORE THAN LIKELY WILL
CHANGE BETWEEN NOW AND THE TIME THE STUDY GROUP DEPARTS.
A) AMOUNT BILLED BY
COLGATE BEYOND TUITION:
and meals fee at the University of St. Andrews. Students who live
in self-catered accommodation would be billed for the room but would
have uncharged meal costs to budget. (Based on 3,288£)
||Room & meals
on field trips (Based on 290£ for room and 280£ for meals)
||TOTAL BILLED BY COLGATE BEYOND TUITION
TRANSPORTATION - NOT BILLED
||Approximate roundtrip airfare NYC/Edinburgh.
This is an estimate for your information only; you may be able to find a
||Travel from the Edinburgh airport to St.
Andrews round trip.
||TOTAL ESTIMATED NECESSARY OUT-OF-POCKET
LIVING EXPENSES - NOT BILLED BY COLGATE
||Food in addition to that billed by
Colgate for students living in catered halls - group average range:
$200 - $2,000)
||Necessary expenses - books, local transportation
(local bus pass 150£/semester) - group average range: $50 - $400)
||TOTAL ESTIMATED NECESSARY OUT-OF-POCKET PERSONAL
EXPENSES - GROUP AVERAGE
Note: There may be other fees for lab courses
and club team membership, for example, that individual students may be
D) PERSONAL EXPENSES -
NOT BILLED BY COLGATE
such as gifts, toiletries, film, entertainment and any personal travel.
Students often decide to travel on their own during weekends or during
the semester break. The range for personal spending is $628 -
TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSES BEYOND TUITION
||Amount billed by Colgate beyond tuition
|(C + D)
||Total estimated out-of-pocket and personal expenses
- group average
||TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSES BEYOND TUITION
||Minus on-campus room and board ($5,095) and
expenses ($985) according to Financial Aid Office
||TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSES
BEYOND AN ON-CAMPUS SEMESTER
INCREASE IN THE AID "PACKAGE" WILL BE BASED UPON THE