Dates & Fees

Important Program Dates

Application Deadline

March 15

Tentative 2018 Program Dates*

  • 7/1/2018 – 7/26/2018

Fees & What’s Included

Policies regarding financial aid and additional study abroad fees vary by campus, so we recommend that you get in touch with your study abroad advisor or financial aid office to determine your school’s financial aid policies for study abroad.

Cost of 208 Program*

Summer 2018 Program Fee: $6,200.00

What’s Included

BCA offers a wide variety of services and activities as part of our comprehensive fee, including:

  • Tuition
  • Accommodation
  • Orientation
  • Cultural Activities
  • Excursions
  • Breakfast Monday- Friday
  • International medical insurance and emergency evacuation services
  • Heritage Pass: an OPW heritage pass that gives you free access to sites all over Ireland
  • Academic transcript
  • Pre-departure orientation and services
  • On-site Resident Director

Other costs not covered by BCA fee (estimates only):

  • Airfare: $800 – 1200
  • Passport: $110
  • Meals: $250
  • Additional personal expenses: $200 – 300

Confirmation Deposit

Upon acceptance into a BCA program, you will be billed a $250 confirmation deposit through the online system for accepted students. This deposit is non-refundable and reserves your place in the program.

BCA Scholarship

BCA awards several $500 scholarships each year for summer students with financial need. See if you are eligible!

Financing Study Abroad

BCA works closely with more than 100 colleges and universities, so we may already know your school’s financial procedure. Please feel free to address financial questions to BCA’s Chief Financial Officer at or 717-361-6602.

Fees billed to students directly are due prior to departure. If you must defer payment until financial aid disbursement, please contact You can pay by personal check, money order or cashier’s check. Please send all payments to:

BCA Study Abroad
50 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

BCA charges an administrative fee of $20 for any returned check. We will not release your academic transcripts until all fees (including any additional charges for damages or obligations to the overseas university) are paid in full.

*Dates & fees are subject to change.