It is important to fiscally plan for your time in Los Angeles. Tuition, program fees, and additional costs for fall, spring and summer programs are outlined below. You will also find additional information about scholarships and financial aid.
Honors students receiving a summer stipend may apply this to their study away experience. Check with your advisor for details.
Financial aid will transfer to a fall or spring semester in Los Angeles. Students intending to participate during the summer should speak with Student Financial Services about alternative or additional forms of funding. Information is available on their website found here.
Non-Temple students wishing to apply their financial aid must provide FMA Study Away with a Consortium Agreement issued by the financial aid office of their home institution.
Your tuition costs will remain the same, though they vary by major. Please refer to the Temple University Tuition Rate Schedule. The following is an example based on the Film and Media Arts department:
Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition (12-17 credits):
Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition (8 credits)
Graduate students may participate in the program for a minimum of 2 credits. Please contact the Associate Program Director.
Students are housed in Toluca Hills at the Avalon Bay Apartments (formally the Oakwoods). Each two-bedroom apartment houses four students, comes fully furnished, and includes internet and cable TV. Parking included.
Your housing cost will be added to your Temple tuition bill, combined with your activities fee, and will appear as a line item called "Program Fees."
Costs listed below are current rates and are subject to change.
University and program fees are set, other fees and personal expenses are likely to vary.
* The Activity fee covers special events and a welcome and farewell dinner.
**These expenses are out-of-pocket and will not show up on your Temple bill.
***Transportation in LA may contribute significantly to your costs depending on the mode you choose.
*Scholarships granted by Study Away will be applied as a credit to your Temple bill. It may not appear until the official release date of the first e-bill of the semester. (Check the bursar's billing schedule.)
FMA Study Away Scholarships
Jason Schoenagle Scholarship
(Summer semester only)
Temple Merit Scholarship Summer Educational Enhancement Stipends of up to $4,000 are awarded to honors students to advance academic goals over the summer. (These awards are not determined by FMA Study Away).