Application Process

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**This program is no longer accepting applications. 

Please check out our other Summer 2015 programs.


  1. Course and Program Prerequisites Required: Students must have a 2.60 G.P.A. by the time the program begins. Winter Term accepted students must be available in the fall for the pre-departure meetings and Summer Term students must be available for all spring pre-departure meetings. All course prerequisites must be complete prior to the beginning of the program.
  2. Information Session Attendance Required for the first round.  The first information session will be held 9/4 from 5:30 - 6:30 in 1000 FSB.  Additional information sessions are in 0019 FSB from 5:30 - 6:30 PM on the following dates:  9/10, 9/18, 9/22, 9/30. The FSB Winter Program roster is usually filled by the end of September, but may fill as early as July. The Summer Program rosters are usually established by early to mid-October. An application may be submitted as soon as one has attended an information session.  ** Info sessions are not required to apply in the second round.
  3. Disciplinary Record Requirement: All applicants must submit a disciplinary waiver form.  Acceptance to a program will be based, in part, on a review of each student’s disciplinary records. The nature of the offense, date of the offense, and disciplinary status will be considered. Students on disciplinary probation may not participate in a Farmer School of Business workshop.  Please see the FSB Disciplinary Policy.


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  • Search by the program name.


  • Attendance to an information session (mandatory for first round applications ONLY)
  • A disciplinary waiver form signed electronically on-line.
  • An application submitted online.

Application Deadline:

  • FSB Costa Rica Summer Term Program
    • First round due October 3, 2014. All completed applications will be considered.
    • Second round October 4 - December, 2014.  Rolling acceptance until program is full.

Notification Date:

  • FSB Costa Rica Summer Term Program
    • First round acceptance notification sent out by e-mail by October 9, 2014.
    • Second round notification to be sent per rolling acceptance.

Deposits & Payments (For accepted students):

  • FSB Costa Rica Summer Term Program
    • The deposit for this program is $1,000.00.
    • If accepted in first round, deposit is due October 24, 2014. 
    • If accepted in the second round, deposit is due two weeks after acceptance.
  • Balance due of $1,800.00. To be paid in 2 installments of $900.00 each, due January 27 and February 24.