A semester in D.C. costs less than being on campus!
Tuition is at the regular Penn rate, and housing charges are less than comparable on-campus accommodations in Philadelphia. Additionally, students do not have to pay Penn's general fee during their DC semester.
Participants receive an unlimited DC Metro card, so commuting is free.
Participants pay tuition, housing costs, and Penn's technology fee.
Students remain eligible for financial aid during their semester in D.C. Also, increasingly internship sponsors are paying their interns, including Hill internships, an average of $14/hour.
Partiicants are strongly encouraged to contact their financial aid advisor to inform them of participation in the program and possible additional costs of living and working in D.C.