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 29, 2019 and ends December 22, 2019.

The Spring 2020 Semester begins January 3, 2020 and ends May 3, 2020.

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 partner

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 due upon acceptance
  • Semester Students: Remaining balance must be paid in full by July 1 (fall semester) or November 30 (spring semester)
  • Academic Year Students: 50% of balance by July 1. Remaining balance must be 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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