Tuition and Fees
The cost per credit for the 2012-2013 Academic Year for programs within St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is $1050. Other applicable costs may apply. These costs include general fees and textbooks if required. The University administration reserves the right, whenever advisable, to change or modify its schedule of tuition and fees. Every effort is made to maintain them at the lowest possible level. Please refer to University Tuition information for any changes.
Travel to Rome
All students are responsible for booking their travel arrangements to and from Rome. St. John's University will not cover the cost of airline tickets and/or any travel expenses.
Room and Board in Rome
Students reside in Rome for the first 3 week session in Italy and also for the final 2 week session upon completion of the degree. The cost of the stay abroad are to be determined. For the 2013 session, students will be responsible for finding their own accommodations with assistance from the Center for Global Development. Upon acceptance into the program, students will be provided with further details regarding the stay.
U.S. Federal Loans for American Citizens
American students are eligible to apply for federal graduate loans in the U.S. This process begins in January and can be started prior to being accepted to St. John's University. The University deadline for filing the FAFSA is Feb. 1 of each year.
The following is a brief description of the financial aid application process:
First, students must fill out a FAFSA form, this may be done on-line. You must include the SJU Title IV Code: 002823.
The U.S. government will automatically notify SJU that you have filed for loans. You should receive a copy of the form you filed in the mail, you will be asked to confirm that all the information is correct and to mail it back to the U.S. government agency.
Once you are admitted to St. John's and the university has received your FAFSA (this comes from the U.S. agency), the university will process your loan request.
St. John's will send you a package and a financial letter. Then you will have to complete the necessary forms provided by the financial aid office and return them via mail to the university.