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Puntarenas Fees & Deadlines – 2021 January Session

Program Fees

USAC is a non-profit organization that provides quality, affordable study abroad programs. Our programs give students flexibility and control in selecting options that impact program cost.

Try our interactive budget sheet for this program to estimate all costs for this program including optional items, airfare, living expenses, etc.

See the Money Matters section for more financial information, including help with financing and scholarship resources.

Program fee includes:

  • Tuition and fees
  • USAC prearranged housing placement service
  • Homestay and three meals/day
  • Visa guidance
  • Personalized pre-departure advising
  • Parental support and advisement
  • Scholarship advising and assistance
  • Transcript assistance
  • Student health insurance
  • Group flight airport pick-up
  • Mandatory on-site orientation
  • Host university student ID card
  • On-site USAC office and staff
  • 24-hour local staff support
  • Program-organized field trips
  • Local travel resources, tips, and suggestions

Program Deadlines

January 15, 2020 Application Opens, Early Admission Begins
September 1 Early Admission Ends ($500 confirmation deposit is non-refundable)
October 15 Application Closes (Late application may be possible - contact USAC)
November 15 Balance Due Deadline | Financial Aid Disbursement Form Due
November 15 Tuition Refund Deadline (no refunds after this date)

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines. Payment of the Confirmation Deposit cannot be deferred. USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time.

Occasionally dates need to be changed or field trips modified. Refer back to this calendar often for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Cancelled

January session (3 weeks): Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

January session: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type

Specialty

Credits

US Credit

Program Capacity

65 students

Instruction

English | Spanish

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information