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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • Program Cost: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Mari Keyser
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: No
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.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

 

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. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        d. 1 Recommendation
        e. Authorization to Release Student Information
        f. Student Conduct Verification
        g. Financial Aid Questionnaire


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


Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4 5
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Abigail Martinson, Spring Break 2016 Participant
This program helped me determine if I would want to have an international career. After the visit abroad, I know that I would want to work internationally, not necessarily abroad my entire life, but definitely for a few years in another country.

Sara Sofia Jalkeus Anderson, Spring Break 2013 Participant
I loved being able to see so many facets of business and government jobs in Costa Rica. I also loved our teachers: Lindsay, Julie, and David. They were great leaders and really balanced each other out.

Baylee S Parsons, Spring Break 2017 Participant
My favorite part of this program was the group atmosphere that felt like a family. We were able to truly understand and work with students from different majors. Having this experience broadened my perspective and created great memories.


This program is currently not accepting applications.