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The following listing represents the Summer Program Cost for Developing Global Perspective in Costa Rica.

Summer Program Cost for Developing Global Perspective in Costa Rica
Summer Program Cost for Developing Global Perspective in Costa Rica
Program Cost Item KU Student
KU Tuition *   $1,070.00
KU Required Fee *   $530.00
KU Program Fee *   $2,190.00
Billable through KU Enroll & Pay subtotal:  $3,790.00
Airfare   $1,300.00
Passport   $165.00
Passport Photos   $15.00
Additional Meals   $160.00
Optional Travel Insurance   $300.00
Personal Expenses   $175.00
Estimated Additional Student Expenses subtotal:  $2,115.00
Total: $5,905.00
These fees are the estimated costs for Summer 2024.
  • KU Tuition includes 3 credit hours of undergraduate tuition based on Kansas Resident Standard Tuition rate.
  • KU Required Fees includes administrative fees, comprehensive medical plus emergency medical evacuation and repatriation services, and KU orientation. NOTE: All students will receive a $400 Study Abroad Scholarship that will cover part of this fee.
  • KU Program Fee includes: KU orientation, on-site accommodations, some group meals, local transportation, cultural activities, and emergency medical evacuation and repatriation services. 
  • All other fees listed are estimated additional expenses. The actual total cost will vary for each participant depending on spending habits and travel plans.

Funding your Study Abroad Program

  • KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Federal and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
  • KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15 for Fall and Academic Year programs, and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
  • For additional scholarship opportunities visit:
* Billable item through KU Enroll & Pay