Study abroad in South Africa


South Africa



Fall semester: early July to late November [2015: July 4-November 15]
Spring semester: late January to mid-June


Spring 2016 Costs

Tuition per semester † $18,360
Housing†† $2,300
Transportation in country ‡ $1,200
HTH International Health Insurance $180
Total — semester
† Tuition includes: Marquette University and University of Western Cape fees (lab fees excluded); orientation; and cultural events in Cape Town. Tuition bills will be mailed from the Marquette University Office of the Bursar.

Housing is billed by Marquette University.

‡ Drivers and vans are provided to transport students to and from classes and service learning placements.


Student Financial Aid

All students interested in financial aid must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Financial aid is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Marquette Students
Marquette financial aid can be applied to the South Africa Service Learning Program. Check with the Office of Student Financial Aid to confirm how studying in South Africa will affect your aid package, including scholarships.

Non-Marquette Students
Check with your home institution’s financial aid office to see if it will process financial assistance while you study in South Africa. If this is not an option, you may apply for aid through Marquette's Office of Student Financial Aid. You must also complete a FAFSA and a Visiting Student Consortium Agreement, which can be obtained from:

Office of Student Financial Aid
Marquette University
Zilber Hall, First Floor
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53202-1881

(414) 288-7390




Office of International Education

OIE works to promote the internationalization of Marquette University by recruiting and advising international students and scholars, developing vibrant partnerships with international institutions and providing innovative study abroad opportunities.
Office of International Education