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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Fall Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Costa Rica.

Fall Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Costa Rica
Fall Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Costa Rica
Budget Item Program Participation Costs
GeoBlue Insurance *   $140.70
StudioAbroad Fee *   $30.00
Spanish Program fee (room, board, some field trips, facilities, services) *   $6,885.00
Billable subtotal:  $7,055.70
Meals   $850.00
Books and Supplies   $135.00
International Airfare   $1,000.00
Local transportation (to/from class or internship site)   $150.00
Personal Expenses   $750.00
Passport and Photos (if you don't already have one)   $148.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $3,033.00
Total: $10,088.70
Program dates:
12 weeks: August 22 - November 11, 2016 (18 credits UG; 12 credits Grad)
16 weeks: August 22 - December 9, 2016 (18 credits UG; 12 credits Grad)

A non-refundable deposit of $400 is required by March 22, 2016 to be paid through your eServices account or at the MSU Cashier's Office on the main level of the Wigley Administration Building (down the hall from Wells Fargo).

The budget* above is an estimate and does not include:
-- MSU tuition and fees which will be charged at the appropriate rate to your University account

The costs listed here are based on a 12-week program and are estimates based on the best available information provided by the host institution. Your final cost may differ based on fluctuations in currency exchange rates, unforeseen occurances and individual spending habits.

Estudio Sampere Program Fee includes: half board (dinner only), single room, academic excursions, transportation from the airport upon arrival, services and facilities of the host educational institution.  It is the policy of our Spanish Study Abroad programs that participants reside in local homes. These are fine middle-class homes that are selected and supervised by the host institutions. Apartments, hotels, hostels, etc. are not options.

*The amounts above are valid through Fall 2016.

Updated 02/03/16 by MEP; 07/22/15 by MEP; 05/13/14 by MEP; 11/11/13 EAL
* Billable item