Estimated Costs for SPI 2014

The below costs were for SPI 2014. Costs for 2015 may vary.

Costs Payable Directly to SPI

Training Fee:*
$1,100 per course

Academic Tuition:
($600/credit hour)
$1,900 per course

  • Includes $100 per course to cover course readers, special supplies, guest speakers, coffee breaks, snacks, etc.
  • Participants will pay either training fee or academic tuition per course taken.
  • “Media for Societal Change” has an additional $50 lab fee to cover the use of EMU’s media lab, computers, and editing software.

Lodging: (Includes weekday noon meal)
(see lodging calculator below for estimated lodging costs)
$47 per night
Shared bedroom:
$59 per night
Single bedroom:
$85-170 one way

Read more about travel-related costs for specific transportation costs.
Health Insurance:

SPI participants are required to have health insurance that is valid in the U.S. The cost of purchasing health insurance through SPI is $25 per session.
Read more about health insurance for more specific information.

Personal Funds Needed by Participants

Food: (estimated)
$12 per day

costs will be higher if not living on campus and receiving weekday lunch meal
Books: (estimated)

$50 per course
$150 per course

Non-credit participants (optional)
Graduate students

Please account for other costs you may incur, such as visa and courier fees, gifts,
entertainment, etc.

(Valid date selections: 5/2/2014 – 6/15/2014)

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