If you attend a KEI Affiliated university or college, you will receive a $1,000 Affiliate Grant towards a semester, trimester, quarter and academic year program. Note that the $1,000 Affiliate Grant does not apply to summer programs. Read the application deadlines and requirements before starting the application. Dates and fees in italics are tentative and subject to change. Check back periodically for updates. Consult with a KEI Program Manager before purchasing airline tickets.

TermArrival DateDeparture DatePriceApplication Status
Academic Year 2024/2519 August 20241 May 2025$21,950Closed
Fall Semester 2022419 August 20242 December 2024$10,950Closed
Spring Semester 202514 January 20251 May 2025$10,950Apply now
Summer 202519 May 20251 July 2025$4,950Apply now
Academic Year 2025/2620 August 20251 May 2026$21,950Apply now
Fall Semester 202520 August 20252 December 2025$10,950Apply now
Spring Semester 202615 January 20262 May 2026$10,950Apply now
Summer 202620 May 20262 July 2026$4,950Apply now

NOTE: Optional business courses (offered during the Spring semester only) are charged an additional fee of $1,900 (up to 3 business courses).

Financial aid

KEI offers grants, payment plans and incentives to qualified students. KEI also accepts all forms of federal, state, institutional and external aid that can be used for education abroad. Examples of external aid that are applicable to programs in Costa Rica include:

Visit the Financial Aid & Payments page for more information.