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Financial Information

Viterbo students enroll at EMU for the term as an EMU Guest Student. They pay tuition to EMU/WCSC as an accredited third party internship/study abroad program.

Financial Aid

Viterbo students should contact Viterbo's Financial Aid office with the following information and the financial aid office will help guide the process and determine what aid may transfer:

· Which semester the student will be at WCSC

· Number of credits the student will have through WCSC/EMU

· Number of credits the student will take through Viterbo (if they are taking any)

Cost Breakdown

Term Room and Board Activity Fee Tuition Total
Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: $5,865 $185 $11,655 $17,705
Summer 2021: *Same as EMU students*
 $4,270  $160  $3,910  $8,340

Paying your deposit

  • Your deposit holds your spot in the program and becomes non-refundable once WCSC staff start working on your internship placement
  • As an Viterbo student, you will make a $500 deposit to the EMU Business Office. You can do this online, by mailing a check, or by visiting the Business Office and paying in person.
  • Business office address-
  • EMU Business Office
    1200 Park Road
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802


Other Expenses

WCSC works hard to make sure the program is affordable. Please contact us at if you have questions that are not answered below. 

Program Component Associated Costs
Food (3 Meals/Day): Included
Lodging: Included
Transportation to Internship/WCSC Activities: Included
Retreat in West Virginia: Included
Program Events and Day Trips: Several theater, music, or dance performances are included in program.
WCSC textbooks & Course Materials:  Included
Transportation for activities
outside of class and internships:
 Not Included
Entertainment outside of class
and group activities:
 Not Included

Ways to Defray Expenses

Odd Jobs: WCSC can often pay students to help with gardening and house maintenance.
Bicycle: DC is one of the most bike-friendly cities, and we have 2 WCSC bikes. You are welcome to bring your own.
Leave Your Car: Save on a few months of car insurance/gas and take your car off the road.
Part-Time Work: Although discouraged, students may hold a part-time job while in WCSC.
Free Events: There are plenty of free things to do in DC!
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