Tropical Conservation Semester – Program Costs

Program & Administration Fees

Ceiba 2020 Program Tuition* $21,400
  • *Estimated. Covers in-country housing, meals, and all travel to field sites.  Not included: international airfare, visas, vacations, and personal expense.
University of Wisconsin Fees* $1450
  • *UW program administration & credit fees vary depending on whether the student is a Wisconsin resident or an out-of-state applicant.
ESTIMATED TOTAL $22,850

Estimated Additional Expenses

These are only estimates.  Actual expenses will vary depending on your personal budget, spending habits and specific travel arrangements.

International airfare $800
  • Roundtrip from U.S.A.
Pre-departure expenses $1200
  • Books and supplies plus visa application
Personal expenses $1100
  • In-country personal purchases and travel
ESTIMATED TOTAL $3,100

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Program tuition and fees are not refundable after the program enrollment deadline; however, in the case of a documented emergency including significant illness, incapacitation, or death of the student or immediate family before the start date of the program, tuition will be refunded less a $1000 cancellation fee. After the program start date, no refund will be given as most funds are already committed to in-country expenses. If the program is cancelled by Ceiba for any reason prior to the start date, tuition will be refunded in full.


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