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Program Type: Direct Enrollment Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Mari Keyser
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: Yes Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:

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 Stafford 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 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
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Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        c. Language in San Jose Session Choice
        d. Student Photo Upload
Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        f. 1 General Recommendation
        g. Authorization to Release Student Information
        h.  Student Conduct Verification
        i.  Financial Aid Questionnaire

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
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Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Emma Rose Ramirez, Summer - Two Months 2016 Participant
My favorite part about this program was the people I was able to meet, the staff and everyone at the college were so incredibly welcoming.

Ashley Chauntel Peaches, Summer - One Month 2012 Participant
Being able to take trips with other students was an amazing learning experience.

Summer - Two Months 2016 Participant
I thought my personal growth throughout the program was the most rewarding. We traveled most weekends to different parts of Costa Rica, and I tried and did lots of new things throughout the trip! At the end, I find most rewarding how much I've matured and grown as a result.

This program is currently not accepting applications.