Cost and Deadlines
The 2014 program cost for undergraduate credit is $7399 and $7599 for graduate credit. The cost includes the following:
- program deposit ($250 due by application/deposit deadline listed below)
- round trip international airfare*
- tuition for 6 semester hours
- housing in London
- shared use of a kitchen in London
- LondonAWAY! outbound transportation
- housing during LondonAWAY!
- required museum visits, theater events and other academic activities
- required academic excursions
(*Students wishing to make their own flight arrangements may subtract $1000 from the cost above.)
Additionally, most students spend between an extra $3,000 to $5,000 to fund:
- WeekendEXPLORE Travel
- mini-break travel
- books and supplies
- incidentals and gifts
The British Studies Program qualifies for financial aid in the form of guaranteed student loans, Pell Grants, or applicable graduate assistantships. Southern Miss students requiring financial aid should contact Frances Sudduth at the International Programs Office before requesting a 2013 - 2014 Study Abroad Financial Aid Application from the university's Financial Aid Office.
Application and Payment Deadlines
Completed online application, with $250 deposit, will be accepted until 21 April 2014, space permitting. Southern Miss will acknowledge receipt of applications and students will be informed of their registration status. The balance of fees will be due on 28 April 2014. Applications are processed in the order of receipt. Students may apply at any time prior to the deadline and are urged to apply early.
Cancellations and Refunds
Except in cases of academic ineligibility or course cancellation, deposits are non-refundable. Fees, exclusive of deposit, are refundable if written notification is received prior to 28 April 2014. Thereafter, no refunds will be available. The International Programs Office should be notified, in writing, of all cancellations.