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Programs : Budget Sheet

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

Summer Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Costa Rica
Summer Budget Sheet for Spanish Language Study in Costa Rica
Budget Item Exchange (I) Exchange (E)
GeoBlue Insurance *   $52.20 $125.00
StudioAbroad Fee *   $30.00 $30.00
Spanish Program fee (room, board, some field trips, facilities, services) *   $2,640.00 $4,865.00
Billable subtotal:  $2,722.20 $5,020.00
Meals   $300.00 $600.00
Books and Supplies   $50.00 $100.00
International Airfare   $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Local transportation (to/from class or internship site)   $50.00 $100.00
Personal Expenses   $250.00 $500.00
Passport and Photos (if you don't already have one)   $148.00 $148.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $1,798.00 $2,448.00
Total: $4,520.20 $7,468.00
Program dates:  Costa Rica - Manuel Antonio ONLY
4 weeks:  (6 credits UG; 4 credits Grad)
8 weeks: May 6 - July 7, 2018 (12 credits UG; 8 credits Grad)

A non-refundable deposit of $400 is required by Tuesday, March 22 (3 weeks after the application deadline) 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:
-- University tuition and fees which will be charged at the appropriate rate to your University account
-- Individual spending money (movies, souvenirs, personal travel, etc.)

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 native 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 Summer 2018.

Updated 02/03/16 MEP; 05/13/14 by MEP; 05/08/18 by NO
* Billable item