Cape Town, South Africa


CapeTown, South Africa

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are $4305 for MU Law Students and $4725 for non-MU Law students. These fees include tuition for six (6) credits, course materials, a bus tour of Cape Town, and field trips to the District 6 museum, Goodwood Prison, Khayalitsha Magistrate's Court, the Cape of Good Hope and the Stellenbosch wine region. Each student must have a comprehensive health care policy that covers international travel. Students can purchase a two month policy through the University of Missouri International Center for approximately $90. This cost will be billed separately and it will be in addition to the fees listed above.

For information about financial aid, contact the financial aid advisor at your home school. Missouri students can contact Jeff Turnbull at 11 Jesse Hall, 882-1383 (

Payment Schedule

Payment Amount Date Due
Application Fee $50 At time of application
1st Tuition/Fee Deposit $250 At time of application
Housing Deposit $250 January 21, 2013
Final Tuition/Fee Deposit Remaining amount due May 1, 2013*
Housing Deposit Full amount of rent May 1, 2013

* This deadline will be waived if you are waiting for financial aid funds.


Housing will be arranged in apartments near downtown Cape Town. Our apartments will be a short walk or cab ride from many restaurants, shops and Cape Town's bustling nightlife. Students will live in modern, furnished apartments with maid and linen services. Students should expect to pay between $500 - $1000 depending on whether they have a single or shared bedroom.

A housing deposit will be paid directly to the University of Missouri School of Law by January 21, 2013. The balance of the housing deposit must be paid by May 15, 2012.

Food and Other Personal Expenses

Students are responsible for their own food and personal expenses. The apartments will have fully equipped kitchens. Students cooking their own meals will significantly reduce their daily expenses. Students not choosing to prepare their own food should expect to pay approximately $25 - $50 per day for meals in local restaurants.


Students are responsible for their own travel arrangements to and from South Africa.We will provide you assistance in obtaining a ticket. By May 1, 2013, students are expected to provide Denise Boessen with a copy of their itinerary.