Applications for Fall 2022

Applications for the Fall 2022 program will open in early November 2021. Please email global@carleton.edu to have your name added to the interest list for Buddhist Studies in India Fall 2022.

Program Dates

Buddhist Studies in Bodh Gaya, India runs every fall from early September to mid-December. Fall 2022 dates will be updated in November.


Tuition and Program Fees

Fall 2022 tuition and program fees are listed below.

Tuition (16 semester credits)$15,808
Program Fees*$5,965
Program Transportation**$2,015
Total$23,788

* Program fees include:

  • Room & Board
    • Lodging and some meals during orientation
    • Lodging and all meals through the residence at the Burmese Vihar
    • Stipend for lodging and all meals during the Independent Study period
  • CISI Emergency Medical Insurance during program dates

** Program transportation includes:

  • Travel within India to program site and local field trips
  • Ground transportation by train or bus during Independent Study

Students are responsible for books and research materials, passport and visa fees, transportation to and from London, and personal expenses.

Payment Timeline

 AmountDue Date
Deposit$500April 30
Remaining Balance TBDJuly 15