Universidad Mayor works with an outside provider to help you find accommodations in Santiago. Apartment rent is approximately $500 per month. Host families are carefully selected. Rent is approximately $400 per month and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and laundry. It is common to pay a deposit of one month's rent and a small contract fee.
The fall semester (or "semester 2") runs from early August to mid-December; the spring semester (or "semester 1") runs from late February to late July. View Universidad Mayor's academic calendar.
Spanish Language Courses
Universidad Mayor offers a 3-credit, 1-month Spanish language course before the fall semester begins. This program costs approximately $1,200, including a host family stay. Alternatively, students may take a 2 or 3-credit Spanish language course during the semester for approximately $300. Read more (in English) about UM's Spanish language courses here.
Visa & Health Insurance Information
Students are required to individually obtain the necessary visa for study abroad prior to departure. Most semester programs are more than 90 days. Students should visit the U.S. Department of State webpage which links to each country's Embassy. Many visa applications must be made in person — please plan ahead! For additional visa information and to discuss UNF's requirement for health insurance coverage, please visit UNF's International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300).
Erin, Fall 2016