Cost & Fees

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Deposits are non-refundable and due by Midnight EST on May 1, 2013. 

This non-refundable $1,000 deposit secures a student’s enrollment in the program, travel arrangements, spring housing, and transition activities. Deposits are paid online through the myNEU student portal. Look for messages in the "Alerts" section, under the Welcome tab.

Costs & Program Fees 
The estimated cost for the Costa Rica Program is $29,998 (USD). Please note that the Fall 2013 Program tuition and fees are estimates that are subject to Board of Trustee approval. This total cost includes the following:

Inclusions Exclusions

Tuition for 17 credits

Homestay housing

Breakfast and Dinner on weekdays; 3 meals/day on weekends

Dedicated 24/7 Support staff

Group Flight Fare & Coordination

Pre-departure Orientation

On-site Orientation

Group Excursions (Day or overnight trips) activities

Service-Learning coordination & management

Transition activities & management

Visa fees

Passport fees

Independent travel expenses

Medical expenses 


Cell phone (required)

Spring New Student Orientation

For information about spring semester tuition and fees, please visit the Student Financial Services website.

While every participant has different requirements for personal monthly budgets, we recommend students have $600-$800 available for personal expenses, such as food and travel.