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Programs : Program Cost

The following listing represents the Summer - One Month Program Cost for Language in San José, Costa Rica.

Summer - One Month Program Cost for Language in San José, Costa Rica
Summer - One Month Program Cost for Language in San José, Costa Rica
Program Cost Item KU Student Non-KU Student
KU Tuition *   $40.00 $40.00
KU Required Fee *   $555.00 $770.00
On-Site Tuition and Fees *   $870.00 $870.00
KU Program Fee *   $1,085.00 $1,185.00
Billable through KU Enroll & Pay subtotal:  $2,550.00 $2,865.00
KU Admissions Application Fee $0.00 $40.00
Airfare   $900.00 $900.00
Passport   $165.00 $165.00
Passport Photos   $15.00 $15.00
Books and Supplies   $25.00 $25.00
Ground Transportation (airport transfer)   $65.00 $65.00
Onsite Transportation   $100.00 $100.00
Personal Expenses   $400.00 $400.00
Estimated Additional Student Expenses subtotal:  $1,670.00 $1,710.00
Total: $4,220.00 $4,575.00

These fees are the estimated costs for Summer 2020 - One Month Session.

KU Tuition includes $40 placeholder enrollment fee (FRSP enrollment). Non-KU students will pay an additional $40 admissions fee for the program.
KU Required fee includes administrative fees, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation services, and KU orientation.
On-Site Tuition includes University of Costa Rica language course instruction.

KU Program fee includes host family lodging, meals, program related excursions and cultural activities. 
* KU Tuition, KU Required Fee, On-Site Tuition and KU Program Fees will be billed and payable online through student KU Enroll & Pay accounts.

All other fees listed are estimated additional expenses. The actual total cost will vary for each participant depending on spending habits and travel plans.

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* Billable item through KU Enroll & Pay