College of Law > Academics > Study Abroad > Costa Rica > Lodging & Costs
Students may choose to live in self-arranged housing. The program can offer suggestions regarding hotels and apartments, but it is the responsibility of the student to ensure the quality, location and price of alternative accommodations.
Enrolled students should expect to spend approximately the following for the program:
The above costs do not include the cost of additional excursions students may wish to take.
Financial Aid: Students may be eligible for financial aid through the appropriate office at their home school.
Visas: There is no visa requirement for U.S. citizens staying in Costa Rica less than 90 days.
Insurance and Liability: DePaul University is not responsible for personal injury or illness or for the loss or damage of property that may occur during the program. Program participants should visit their physician before departure to ensure appropriate immunizations.
Persons With Disabilities: Costa Rica’s disability access laws differ from those of the United States. Disabled persons applying to the program should contact the program coordinator to discuss accessibility and related issues.
Travel Advisories: Applicants will be notified of any relevant U.S. State Department travel advisories.
Applicants are encouraged to apply by April 15, but applications will be accepted on a space-available basis through May 1.