Visiting/Study Abroad students and Short Courses: tuition and associated expenses

The information below is designed for Visiting and Study Abroad students and for those resident students who wish to take extra classes in J-Term or Summer.
If you are Studying Abroad but plan to be with us for a full academic year, please see the full-time Tuition and Fees page.

Tuition and Fees for Visiting/Independent Study Abroad Students
Full-time tuition per semester (12 - 17 credits) €10,500
Part-time tuition per semester (3 credits) €2,625
Winter (J-Term) tuition (3 credits) €2,500
Summer Session (3 credits) €2,000
Summer Session (6 credits) €3,500

Audit Fees

Auditing a course allows a student to take a class without the benefit of a grade or credit for a course. Anyone can audit an AUR course (subject to status and acceptance) for the purposes of self-enrichment and academic exploration..

Tuition and Fees for Audit Students
Audit Fee per course (0 credits) €500

Italian Government Requirements for non EU Citizens 2017/18

Health insurance is required for non EU citizens unless they have their own health insurance valid for Italy. The health insurance is part of the permit to stay process.

Permit to stay € 165  
Health Insurance € 192 (full year), € 64 (4-months)

Housing (optional)

The American University of Rome provides shared housing for those who students who want it. This is completely optional, students are at liberty to find their own accommodation in Rome. However, Students electing university-facilitated housing are placed in furnished accommodation in areas surrounding the university campus. The apartments are located in traditional, well established neighborhoods. This housing is well suited for students looking for a "full immersion" cultural experience.


For Summer Session Courses, please see

Housing per semester €3,950
Housing per J-Term session €520
Housing per Summer session €1050

Estimated Living Expenses

A student's cost of living will, of course, vary dependent on personal lifestyle and preferences. See here for a more detailed breakdown of how we estimated these costs.

Estimated living costs €3000

The details above cover the main expenses for attendance at The American University of Rome. For peripheral expenses that may apply (dependent on student and program), please see here.

Payment deadlines:

  • Fall tuition deadline payment – September 10th
  • Spring tuition deadline payment- January 10th
  • Summer 1 and 2 deadline payments – April 30th