ESTIMATE OF STUDENT
EXPENSES FOR THE SPRING 2011
STUDY GROUP IN WASHINGTON, DC
The following is an estimate of
student expenses beyond tuition and fees. It is based on expense reports by
previous members of the Washington Study Groups and the latest information available from
Professor Hayes. These dollar figures have had 5% added for inflation.
Where student-reported figures are listed, the average and the range are
included. You should not assume that these amounts will be sufficient without careful
A) AMOUNT BILLED BY COLGATE BEYOND TUITION
Housing in Washington, DC (Furnished apartments with
B) NECESSARY OUT-OF-POCKET LIVING EXPENSES - NOT BILLED BY COLGATE
| $ 1,380
||Food - group average (range: $1,000
||Meals on field trips
||Necessary expenses--books and local
transportation, etc. - group average (range: $200 - $1,200)
||ESTIMATED NECESSARY OUT-OF-POCKET LIVING EXPENSES -
C) PERSONAL EXPENSES - NOT BILLED BY COLGATE
||Personal expenses 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 $255 - $3,160.
TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSES BEYOND TUITION (A+B+C)
||Amount billed by Colgate beyond tuition
||Total estimated out-of-pocket and
|| $ 7,714
||TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSES BEYOND TUITION
||Minus on-campus room and board ($5,095)
and on-campus expenses ($985)according to the Financial Aid Office
||TOTAL ESTIMATED EXPENSES BEYOND AN ON-CAMPUS
INCREASES IN THE AID "PACKAGE"
WILL BE BASED UPON THE ABOVE FIGURES.