Cornell University

ILR/UCD Semester in Dublin Program

119 Ives Hall, 607-255-2266

Cost, Billing & Financial Aid

The sample budget items listed below are estimates of the costs you may incur during a semester in Ireland.  Costs will vary depending on exchange rates and your individual needs. For a currency convertor, please visit

Please note, you will continue to pay ILR tuition at the same in-state or out-of-state rate as you do when you are in residence at the Ithaca campus.


  • Approximately $4,000 USD on-campus (depending on exchange rates) + one month refundable housing deposit
  • Approximately $4,250 USD off-campus (depending on exchange rates) + $1,000 refundable housing deposit

Utilities: $325/semester for electricity (on-campus only)

Phone: $400

Television: $600 (student accommodations do not have phone or TVs)

Airfare: $900-1,200

Food: $2,500

Books: $400-500

Health Insurance Fee: $250

Passport: $100

Immigration Fee:  $225

Personal: $2,500

Local Transport: $800