Patti McGill Peterson Center for International and Intercultural Studies
China Program Costs
Students participating in the China program pay regular St. Lawrence
University comprehensive fees. The comprehensive fee covers tuition,
room and board, visa, orientation, and program field components.
If you receive financial aid, your normal financial aid is applied.
Contact the Financial Aid Office if you would like information about
additional loans for extra costs associated with studying on this
The fee does not cover:
transportation to China. There is an Airfare Assistance form
included in the acceptance packet for the flight from JFK to Shanghai. Students must have a current financial aid form on file to
qualify. In most cases, students must pay the first $750 of the airfare.
Students receive $600 from St. Lawrence University for meals not covered in the homestay.
A non-refundable first payment of $500 is to be made upon acceptance.
The remaining sum must be paid upon receipt of bills from St. Lawrence
University. Participants in the program will have incurred
responsibility for the full cost once they have formally accepted
enrollment. Refunds will be made in accordance with the policy outlined
in the St. Lawrence catalog, minus any money that has been paid out on
behalf of the student.