Florence Costs

The cost for you to participate in the Florence Semester program will include the following items.

Item Cost Note
Program Fee $2,600 Includes (among other items): administrative costs at Kent and Florence, class materials, Internet access fees, printer fees and student services
Round Trip Airfare $1,500 (estimate) Only applicable for students participating on the group flight. Independent travelers will pay for their flight on their own
International Health Insurance $203.25  
Italian Student Visa Fee $53  
KSU Tuition 

$5,006 In State

$9,106 Out of State

Tuition listed for 12-18 credit hours. Please visit the One Stop office for the most up to date tuition cost
Housing $3,200 Fully furnished apartments throughout the heart of Florence. Includes wifi, tv, washing machine, kitchen, bed linens
Field Trips $800 (estimate) Includes lodging and transportation
Total Payable to KSU Bursar

$14,012.25 In State

$18,112.25 Out of State

Here are a few things to consider as you look at the program costs.
  • These costs do not include food, textbooks, travel to group flight departure points, and other incidentals
  • These estimates are not guaranteed for future semesters.
  • Most Kent State University scholarships will apply to study abroad costs and federal financial aid will apply. Non-KSU students, contact your university's financial aid office for information.
  • Please remember to apply early if you are planning to use financial aid or loans.
  • You will be billed by the Kent State University Bursar for the items listed above. 
  • When budgeting, take into account what optional independent travel around Europe you might want to do.