Messiah College is committed to making off-campus and study abroad opportunities available to students without adding significant financial burden.
The comprehensive fee for each program is listed on their individual web page.
In addition to tuition, students will pay travel-related fees between $3,200 - $5,000.
Financial Aid Office
The financial aid office will be a valuable resource as you explore your off-campus program. You will want to talk with them about any additional fees that are associated with your program to determine if you are eligible for additional aid. You can reach them at: FINAID@messiah.edu.
Messiah College students are permitted to use up to one semester of institutional financial aid at a set of approved off-campus programs. A list of these programs is available from the Intercultural Office.
Each of the semester-long program pages, lists a breakdown of what Messiah charges for students to participate. But students will want to remember that there may be additional expenses that will occur including, but not limited to:
- Course fees (for field trips, art supplies, etc)
- Food in some programs
- International flight
- Transportation around the host country
- Some optional excursions
- Spending money
Taking Classes During J-term or May-term When Studying Off-Campus for a Semester
Please read the policy for taking January Term or May Term Courses While Participating in Semester-Long Programs if you are considering taking a class in January or May during a semester that you are participating in a semester-long program. Note: there are additional fees involved.