The Catholic University of America

Summer Law ProgramsRome

Program Costs


This student budget includes the most accurate current estimates of actual costs.  Actual costs will depend on flight costs, personal spending habits, housing choices, and the foreign exchange fluctuation. Should there be any substantial changes to this budget, all applicants will be notified immediately.


Tuition and Fees:
Cost Range
Application fee (nonrefundable) $100
Tuition ($915 per credit, 4 credits) $3,660
Program Fee (includes insurance) $475
New student fee (non-CUA students only) $45
Travel and Living Expenses:
Cost Range

Accomodations (CUA-arranged housing fee is €775 or €885)

$1,046 or $1,195*

Meals, Personal Expenses, Sightseeing $840 - $1,260**
Course Materials (books, photocopies) $200 - $300
Airfare $1,000 - $1,350
TOTAL $7,366 - $8,385

*Approximate, based on currency exchange rate of $1.35 per €1. 

**Because students are responsible for these expenses, they may be higher or lower depending on your personal spending habits. The lower end of this range estimates that a student will spend $40 per day for 21 days; the higher end of this range anticipates daily expenditures in the range of $60 per day.

Applications are due by Febuary 25th, 2014 or until the program reaches maximum capacity.

Registration deposit, in the amount of $500, is due Monday, March 10, 2014. (Note that class preferences and housing accommodations are determined by order of deposits.The deposit is refundable until 11:59 p.m. EST Monday, March 17th, after which it is entirely nonrefundable.)

Financial Aid - Students must enroll in a minimum of 3 credits to be eligible for financial aid. Catholic University law students should plan to meet with our Financial Aid Director, David Schrock ( as soon as possible to discuss their plans with him. Law students from other law schools should consult their school's financial aid office as soon as possible to determine what assistance may be available.

Financial aid worksheet for Rome only pdf

Financial aid worksheet for Rome and Cracow pdf


Books - The Summer 2014 book list will be made available to enrolled students in March to allow sufficient time for students to seek the lowest cost options available. To keep book costs to a minimum, students are encouraged to purchase used textbooks as early as possible.

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