WhenFall, Spring, and Year
Situated between the mountains and the sea, the Chilean Universities Program, Valparaíso
provides a unique setting for study abroad. Cobbled streets, Victorian houses and a bustling port, the city is famous for its charm and picture-perfect views.
Application DeadlineSpring: October 15Fall: April 1
Host UniversitiesPontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Universidad de Valparaíso
TuitionFull academic advising and course selection/approval assistanceButler University transcript for easy credit transferAcademic records maintenanceGrade and credit query assistance IFSA-Butler students live with a carefully selected host familyHost family homes are located in beautiful and chic Viña del Mar, just ten minutes from ValparaísoProgram fee includes three meals per dayIFSA-Butler houses only one student per family for maximum cultural and language integration
Predeparture support services
Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisorWelcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updatesParental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guideAssistance in accommodating students with disabilitiesFinancial aid assistance and transfersTravel and student visa assistanceGroup flight arrangements to most destinations Airport pickup for group flightsFull-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)Intensive language program Transportation to host university accommodation following orientationNew student orientation at host universityNewsletter updates throughout the semesterIFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure tripsCultural activities and social eventsDay trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
Full medical insurance plan for all students24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staffAccess to local medical facilities Numerous scholarships available
Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000. Click here (http://www.ifsa-butler.org/scholarships.html) for more information about our scholarship opportunities.
Monthly payment plan availableAbility to pay by credit cardSupport for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
For more information or to contact this program's advisor, click here