Study Abroad in San Josť, Costa Rica

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Study Abroad in San José: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Spanish Language and Latin American Culture  
      Session 1, 2 or 3 $5,195
      Session 1 + 2 Combined $7,395
Spanish Language, Liberal Arts, Healthcare and Environmental Sciences  
      Session 4 or 5 $5,795

The Program Fees Include:

  • Tuition—up to 8 semester credits (subject to session and course selection)
  • Housing—in a homestay
  • Meals—daily breakfast and dinner in your homestay
  • Cultural and social activities in and around San José including orientation and city tour, dance lesson, cooking class and visits to local markets
  • Excursions:
  • Health and Safety–24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance
  • Student support including the services of a pre-departure Student Advisory Center and an on-site Resident Director
  • Pre-departure handbook
  • Personal/Professional Development–Access to the renowned Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment and alumni network

Please note, program fee does not include the nonrefundable $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.

Optional Components

Optional AIFS Flight Package

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.

Green Initiative – Providing carbon offsetting for all flights

Estimated fees by departure city

Below are fees by departure city based on average historical costs and are subject to change. If you select this option on your application, the total flight package price will be confirmed in your account 6 months prior to departure. (Program fee is guaranteed.)

Summer Program Flight Package


  • U.S. to San Josť
  • San Josť to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$1,087
Los Angeles$927
New York/ Newark$826
San Francisco$927
St. Louis$847
Washington, DC$707

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

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