Program Costs

Spring Break Study Abroad Program (March 2nd-11th, 2018)

Approximately $3192*

*Includes airfare, ground transportation, exit visa, all meals except for those mentioned below, hotel, and insurance.

Students are responsible for the following additional costs:

·      $75 International Program application fee (will be added to your student account when you      complete the online application)

·      Passport: ($135 for first time applicants; $110 for renewals)

·      Tuition: PBHE 410-TS Environmental Health & Bioterrorism Perspectives in Central America: Costa Rica 


  • PBHE 489-TS Independent Study Public Health Perspectives in Central America: Costa Rica

·      Checked luggage fee: $25 for first bag with each travel day ($50 total)

·      Optional sightseeing activities (e.g., waterfall tour [est. at $60], zip lining [est. at $50]

·      Meals on travel days, souvenirs, beverages, snacks

FYI, tuition and much of the cost of the trip can be part of financial aid for students enrolling for academic credit. Please contact Tracy Wall in the Financial Aid office for the form to be considered for financial aid.

Payment Deadlines:

·      At the time of application, but prior to Sept. 15, 2017 – $100 down payment.

·      October 1 – 50% of balance ($1546.00) due

·      November 15 – remaining balance ($1546)

Payment Process:

All payments for the Costa Rica trip program are to be made through the Study Abroad application website. The online payments are by credit card (2.75% fee).  Checks must be accompanied by a payment form, which can be obtained from the Study Abroad office.  The payments are not checked off in the student’s application until confirmation of payment from the Bursar’s office.


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