2022 Cost Breakdown for Universidad del Bio Bio (Summer)

This is the estimated budget for this study abroad program. It serves as an estimated cost of attendance for your semester or year. Students often pay for study abroad through a combination of financial aid, personal funds, scholarships, grants, and alternative loans. The total amount listed as the Total Program Cost is the maximum amount of financial aid that can be awarded to you by GVSU. This total program cost does not reflect the amount of aid you will qualify for, rather, it serves as the cap on what can be awarded.


Cost Billed to GVSU




Program Fee


*Includes tuition, instructional materials, airport pick-up in Santiago (RT), excursions, and local activities.

Paid to Grand Valley State University Student Accounts by the regular summer payment deadline.

IS 380 Course Fee


Paid to GVSU. The IS 380 course fee is $28 per credit hour. Participants of this program will register for 12 credits of IS 380.

Chubb Insurance


Chubb international health insurance is required for all study abroad participants. The cost of this program is $1.91 per day. This cost estimate is based on 80 days.

Additional Costs




Passport & Visa


Passport processing fees $200.

Flight to Santiago


Paid to Airline Provider.

Books and Supplies


Estimated in-country expenses.

Personal Expenses


On-site Personal Expenses



Students will be placed in a homestay which will provide most meals. The cost for the homestay will be paid by the student directly to the host family.


(Costs billed by GVSU + Additional Costs)



*The cost of any study abroad program depends to a large extent on the participant’s personal spending habits and life-style. Personal travel, entertainment, gifts, souvenirs, and other types of personal spending are costs not reflected in the above estimates.

Page last modified June 26, 2024