Overview and Program Fees

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Most students from North American colleges and universities will be able to transfer their existing financial aid arrangements to the program. Academic credits earned through the University of New Hampshire are transferable to home institutions in most cases. Please contact the EcoQuest Admissions Director at ecoquest@unh.edu or submit a request online with any further questions concerning financial aid and academic credit transfer.

  • 2017 Semester program (15 week)  fees  $19,850 
  • 2017 Summer session (5-week) fees          $5,960 

Fees include tuition, room, board, and in-country program travel. Transport to and from New Zealand is not included in the fees. Fees for 2018 will be reviewed in March-April 2017. All fees are stated in U.S. dollars.

  • In addition, there will be UNH International Travel Assistance and Insurance Program Fees (Includes associated UNH Study Abroad fee) of $350 for the semester program and $170 for the summer program. 

Upon formal offer of acceptance to the program, the UNH-EcoQuest Admissions Office will provide a detailed package, including a Confidential Medical History form (documenting proof of personal health insurance), Release and Waiver of Liability form, Student and Academic Handbook (including syllabus, withdrawal and refund policy), and other program related information. Included in this package is detailed information on expected program related expenses. All acceptances are contingent upon medical approval by the EcoQuest Risk Manager.

View detailed budget (Summer 2017)

View detailed budget (Fall 2017)

Spring 2018 budget will be published in September.