Finances

Application and Selection Process

  • Applications are available in the Cross-cultural Programs office (College Hall, second floor).
  • Applications are due Dec. 1, 2014 (submitted with $200 deposit).
  • Maximum of 12 students will be accepted into the program.
  • Shortly after the application deadline, a committee will select the students who will be accepted.


Eligibility

  • Undergraduate students in good standing with the university may apply.
  • Majors from all disciplines are welcome.
  • GPA requirement: 2.5 or above


Cost

  • Bluffton University tuition, room and board (20 meal plan)
  • $1,500 program fee (includes round-trip airline ticket, books, week of travel during semester)
  • Travel documents
  • Passport (valid for six months after the end of the program) - $135 for new passport
  • International Student ID Card – (three different tiers - $25, $95, $190)
  • Possibly some immunizations


Financial Aid

  • Students will continue to receive eligible financial aid just as you would if you were taking classes on Bluffton's campus, including federal, state and institutional based aid.
  • Students will not be charged for the technology fee of $225 during the semester in Guatemala.


If you have questions regarding financial aid, you may contact our financial aid office at finaid@bluffton.edu.

Contact
Elaine Suderman, Asst. Director of Cross-cultural Programs
Cross-cultural Program Office
College Hall second floor
sudermane@bluffton.edu
419-358-3360