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The below table indicates estimated costs for exchange students attending AUK for one semester. These costs are subject to change each academic year and the updated date is noted in the table.

American University of Kuwait  -  Estimated Expenses - Updated March 2016
Type of Expense

Amount (US$)

Amount (KWD)

Estimated Room  $5,738 per semester  1,748 KWD
per semester
Based on 4 month (15-week semester); $4,333-$5,738 (1,320-1,748KWD) furnished apartment, varies depending on available housing option.
Books and Supplies $800 per semester  240 KWD
per semester
Based on 4 to 5 courses. varies depending on course.  
Medical Insurance $400 per semester  120 KWD
per semester
Estimated cost of Third Party Health insurance for four months (AIG, International SOS, etc.)  
Travel Insurance $175  50 KWD Estimate for 4 month semester, prices vary by duration, services  and provider  
Miscellaneous $2805 per semester  850 KWD
per semester
Includes food, personal expenses, spending money etc., local transportation (estimate only)  
Immunizations Varies  Varies Students should see the Center for Disease Control recommended vaccines.   
 TOTAL  $9,918  3,008 KWD  
Tuition & Fees are paid by the student to their home institution under most student exchange agreements.  For details please see your coordinating International Programs or Study Abroad Office for details.  


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