Study Abroad in Viña del Mar, Chile

Study Abroad in Viña del Mar: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Spanish Language with Business in Latin America, and Spanish Language with Latin America and Chile Studies (International Programs) $12,495
Spanish Language and courses with local students (Pregrado Program) $12,995
Optional Early Start Program – Intensive Spanish Language (Fall Semester Only) +$995

Stay for a year and save $1,000
Students enrolling for a full year (two semesters) at the same campus receive an automatic fee reduction of $1,000 toward their second semester fee.

Program Fee Includes:


  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect


  • Tuition up to 16 semester credits
  • Housing with a Chilean homestay family
  • Meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner every day in your homestay
  • Day trips including Isla Negra to visit a former home of Chilean Nobel laure-ate Pablo Neruda, Pomaire - a former indigenous settlement, Chile’s capital city of Santiago and Valparaíso which was recently granted UNESCO World Heritage status
  • Transportation pass for use on the local transportation system
  • Cultural and social activities such as walking tours, welcome breakfast, visits to local museums, language exchange with Chilean students and farewell dinner
  • Resident Director and student services support staff to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Chile
  • Orientation workshops to help you get to know your classmates better, familiarize you with the local area, advise you about living in Chile and help you to adjust to the culture
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • International Office where you can find support staff and other resources to assist you during your stay
  • University services including libraries, cafeterias and gym facilities
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. One official copy will be sent to the student’s home institution on completion of the program
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

  • Excursions
  • Fall Semester Early Start Program Supplement ($995)
    • 2-week Intensive Spanish Language Preparation (see Academics for details)
  • AIFS Flight Package (see below)

Please note fee does not include the non-refundable $95 application fee. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Fall or Spring semester


  • U.S. to Santiago
  • Santiago to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$1,900
Los Angeles$1,480
New York/ Newark$1,440
San Francisco$1,480
St. Louis$1,660
Washington, DC$1,400

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)