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Non-Reciprocal Program

Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM) is an independent institution with 500 students from all over the world. The school is located in the center of Florence, Italy. Students pay tuition and fees of the host institution.

Deadlines

15-Feb: Fall
1-Oct: Spring

Eligibility

• Minimum GPA 3.0
Advertising & Marketing Communications students must be matriculated Bachelor's degree students and must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson/Advisor.
Fabric Styling students must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson/Advisor for study abroad during the 6th Semester.
Fine Arts students must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson/Advisor for study abroad during the 4th Semester.
International Trade & Marketing students must be matriculated Bachelor's degree students and must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson/Advisor.

Courses

LdM Course Availability

Italian Language
Although the completion of Italian Language is not required as a pre-requisite before participating in this program, all students must register for an Italian Language class during their study abroad semester at LdM.

Dates

LdM Academic Calendar 
Accommodations

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Option 1: LdM Facilitated Housing

Apartments are furnished and equipped with bed linens, towels, basic pots and pans, kitchen utensils, washing machine and TV. All apartments are provided with Internet service but, are not provided with a land-line telephone. Apartments in Italy, especially in the historic centers, are all situated in antique buildings and therefore no apartment is alike. LdM does maintain a standard for all apartments.

Shared apartments usually house 2-4 students. Students will not be able to change their roommate selection(s) once they have been requested and confirmed. All apartments are non-smoking. All apartments are within walking distance to the school or easily reachable by public transportation.

The rent period begins on housing check-in day and ends on housing check-out day.

Costs per Semester:
Shared Room $3,300
2-4 student apartments
Single Room $4,000
(upon availability)
Required Payments:
Security Deposit: $300
First Deposit: $1,200
Due upon submitting LdM housing application.
Balance due approx. five weeks prior to check-in date.

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Option 2
: Plus Florence
Students are raving about the Plus Florence Youth Hostel! This is a dorm-style, luxury hostel, in the center of Florence. Click on the link above and review the accommodation details. Students choosing to stay here will make their arrangements directly with Plus Florence.

Amenities include, free outdoor swimming pool (spring/summer only), free indoor swimming pool (winter only), sauna, fitness room, free Wi-Fi, Internet Café, linens, 24/hr reception, outdoor terrace with amazing views, private bathrooms, laundry facilities and more! Check out the Plus Florence Facebook page.

Direct queries may be sent to:
Plus Students

Costs per Semester:
Double Room € 2,700
Triple Room € 2,400

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Option 4: Independent Housing
See: Housing in Florence 
Estimated rent through local agencies: € 650 - € 800/month

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Program Budget

A copy of this form may be brought to the Financial Aid Services Office so that a careful review of your program costs may be completed by an assigned financial aid counselor.

LDM Financial Budget Sheet

**$1,000.00 Tuition Deposit is due with LdM registration

Scholarships

See the Scholarships & Financial Aid page.


Application And Instructions

Apply Here

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