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Cost and Financial Aid


$3,600 + UWG Tuition

Included in the Price

                Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hotsprings (1 night)

                Manuel Antonio National Park and Beaches (2 nights)

               La Paz Waterfall Gardens (day trip)

               Bribri indigenous village (1 night)

Other Expenses

You will pay for optional excursions, entertainment, personal purchases, and excess baggage if applicable. In addition, the exit fee from Costa Rica is $27 per person, and you must have this on hand at the airport when leaving Costa Rica. Out-of-State and graduate students are required to pay additional fees. 

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Students are often able to use financial aid to cover part of the cost of UWG tuition. A variety of scholarships are available from the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, the International Services and Programs Office, and other sources to cover program costs. Please email the directors, Dr. Betsy Dahms ( or Dr. Gael Guzman-Medrano (, to be put on an email list to receive updates on scholarship opportunities and application procedures.