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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for AIFS: Costa Rica (San Jose).

Spring Budget Sheet for AIFS: Costa Rica (San Jose)
Spring Budget Sheet for AIFS: Costa Rica (San Jose)
Budget Item Internal
Program Fees *   $0.00
Insurance *   $0.00
Program Tuition *   $17,796.00
Room *   $2,140.00
UST Off-Campus Study Fee *   $693.00
Billable subtotal:  $20,629.00
Airfare (Round-trip from MPLS)   $1,000.00
Personal Expenses   $2,000.00
Application Fee   $95.00
Other   $0.00
Additional Meals   $1,600.00
Passport/Consular Fees   $920.00
Books   $50.00
Local travel   $40.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $5,705.00
Total: $26,334.00
Spring 2023
Updated: 10/7/2022

1. Room is for homestay with breakfast and dinner each day.
2. Passport/Consular fees is for first time passport application ($140) and Visa ($780)
3. Optional excursions for Sarapiqui ($285) and Panama ($595) not included.

Exchange rate:
$1 USD = 634 Costa Rica Colon

The tuition amount listed above is either your program’s tuition cost or 12-credits of St. Thomas tuition (3-credits for January Term), whichever is higher.
Your actual costs will vary from this estimate prepared by the Office of Study Abroad.  Please compare this estimate to the information you receive from your program and personalize it based on your chosen program options and personal plans.  The Financial Aid Office utilizes this cost estimate when approving scholarships, grants and student loans for use when studying away. Contact your financial aid counselor with questions.
* Billable item