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    69009 Lyon, FRANCE
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Tuition fees & financing

CEFAM’s academic program, based on the American model, allows students a large amount of flexibility in organizing their program. Students may take anywhere from 4 to 7 courses per semester and adapt the semester costs accordingly. A 3-credit course is billed 606 euros.

Undergraduate Program

On average, tuition fees per academic year for the first three years at CEFAM in Lyon cost approximately 7,000 € per year.

The exact cost per year for the 2019-2020cademic year is provided below:

  • Foundation Program: intensive English courses: 1,576 €
  • Freshman Year – 1st year: 9,044 €
  • Sophomore Year – 2nd Year: 7,871 €
  • Junior Year – 3rd year 4,687 €

Tuition fees for the 4th year (senior year) in the United States vary according to the university and range from $30,000 to $40,000.

Tuition fees for the 4th year (senior year) at CEFAM in Lyon, France cost 10,356 €.

Scholarships and Financing at CEFAM in Lyon

Several solutions exist to help you finance your education at CEFAM:

  • Adapting your schedule and course load to be able to work part-time
  • Partnerships with banks for loans at preferential rates and many other advantages
  • Personalized financing plans available with installments
  • Honor scholarships awarded each year
  • Erasmus grants for European internships
  • Student jobs

Scholarships and Financing for the United States

Several solutions exist to help you finance your education in the United States

  • Scholarships are available from the Auvergne Rhone Alps region to help finance your academic year in the United States
  • Merit scholarships are awarded to CEFAM students based on their academic results when they transfer to a partner university, ranging from $1,000 to $23,000
  • Partnerships with banks for preferential rates


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