The given expense estimates are subject to change. Personal expenses are completely dependent upon the individual. TTU provides high-end estimates using information provided by the program, and costs will vary according to individual spending habits.

Spring Budget Sheet for Service-Learning in San Jose, Costa Rica sponsored by ISA
Budget Item Texas Resident
Education Abroad Fee (Non-Refundable) *   $350.00
RCOBA - Rawls Center for Global Engagement Fee (Rawls College of Business students only) *   $150.00
International Health Insurance *   $154.00
Billable subtotal:  $654.00
Non-Refundable Application Fee   $0.00
Program Provider - Program Fee   $4,350.00
Passport   $186.00
Airfare   $2,000.00
Local Transportation   $200.00
International Student ID Card   $28.00
Meals   $1,200.00
Course Books and Materials   $100.00
Personal Expenses   $1,000.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $9,064.00
Total Financial Aid Eligibility: $9,718.00

Cost is for the 8-week program from January 18, 2023 - March 18, 2023

U.S. passport holders may enter Peru on a tourist visa, which will be obtained at the airport when a student arrives on-site.
Exact program dates are TBD and will be from late January to early May of 2023

Last updated on: 11/1/2022
* Billable item

For information about how federal financial aid applies to study abroad, please visit the Financial Resources tab on the TTU Study Abroad website:

For specific questions about your federal financial aid, scholarships, or other financial benefits that apply to educational expenses, students can meet with Ms. Nikki Nordell in the TTU Financial Aid Office. To schedule an appointment, email and include your R number in the body of the email.

For specific questions about your military benefits such as the Hazlewood Act or G.I. Bill, please contact the TTU Military & Veterans Program department for assistance:

For information about setting up a payment plan for the charges placed on your TTU Student Business Services account (billable subtotal), contact TTU Student Business Services: For students participating on an affiliate or exchange program, please contact the program provider or university directly about payment plan availability.

Feb 9, 2022