Cost & Financial Aid

Funding Options

Studying abroad with Semester at Sea is more than just an amazing travel and learning experience — it is one of the best investments students can make in their future. And, with an average of 60% of voyagers receiving some form of aid and scholarships each voyage, we aim to make sailing with us as attainable as possible.

SAS Monthly Payment Plan

Semester at Sea offers an interest-free payment plan to help students pay toward their program fees. For more information, please email

Outside Funding Resources

There are a myriad of outside funding options available to Semester at Sea students. With a little research and some diligence, you may find your voyage to be extremely affordable.

The information in the Outside Funding Options Guide details scholarships and creative ways to fund your voyage.