Advanced Program

Challenge yourself in an all-French learning environment and return home a Parisian

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Dates & Fees

The Fall 2019 Semester begins August 28, 2019 and ends December 22, 2019.

The Paris Advanced Program includes the following:

Academics

  • Tuition fees for full course load (partial fees covered for most studio and some performing arts courses)
  • Customized language support
  • Academic support: methodology sessions, proofreading sessions, course-specific tutoring, mid-semester review, cours complémentaires

Culture

  • Weekly tickets to the performing arts
  • Public transportation pass
  • 3 day trips
  • 2 weekend excursions
  • Cooking workshop
  • City and neighborhood tours during orientation
  • Museum pass for unlimited visits
  • Volunteer and extracurricular opportunities
  • Tandem linguistique: French university conversation buddy

Housing

  • Homestay: with daily breakfast and choice of 5 or 3 dinners/week
  • Student Residence: choice of meal plan (daily breakfast and 5 dinners/week) or no meal plan
  • Independent living: Student-arranged apartment living

Support

  • Airport pick-up
  • 2-week orientation
  • One-on-one course advising and registration
  • 1-week course shopping period
  • Pre-departure support and student visa assistance
  • Civil liability insurance
  • On-site logistical support

Program Fees

Tuition, Culture & Support

  • Semester: $18,900
  • Academic Year: $33,800

Housing — Semester

  • Homestay Option 1: Daily breakfast, 5 dinners/week: $6,950
  • Homestay Option 2: Daily breakfast, 3 dinners/week: $6400
  • Student Residence Option 1: Daily breakfast, 5 dinners/week: $4,150
  • Student Residence Option 2: No meal plan. Student is responsible for all meals: $3,400
  • Independent living: Housing fees paid directly to landlord

Housing — Academic Year

  • Homestay Option 1: Daily breakfast, 5 dinners/week: $13,900
  • Homestay Option 2: Daily breakfast, 3 dinners/week: $12,800
  • Student Residence Option 1: Daily breakfast, 5 dinners/week: $8,300
  • Student Residence Option 2: No meal plan. Student is responsible for all meals: $6,800
  • Independent living: Housing fees paid directly to landlord

Spend a year abroad with APA: Combine your Paris Advanced Semester with a Multi-Country: France, Morocco, Senegal semester!

  • Academic Year Tuition: $31,600
  • Housing: $11,300
  • Multi-Country Travel: $1,500

If you are a student with demonstrated financial need, inquire about support provided by APA at usa@apaparis.com as we strive to ensure enthusiastic, academic-minded students have the opportunity to study abroad.

Payment Schedule

  • $500 deposit upon acceptance
  • Semester students: Remaining balance paid in full by July 1 (fall) or November 30 (spring)
  • Academic year students: 50% of balance by July 1. Remaining balance paid in full by August 15.

Out-of-Pocket Expenses

  • Flight to and from Paris
  • Passport
  • Student visa
  • Medical insurance
  • Meals outside of board
  • Personal expenses and purchases such as personal travel, souvenirs, and entertainment
  • Partial fees and supplies for studio art and performing art courses
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