Mérida is a beautiful, historic, colonial city centrally located on the Yucatán Peninsula just 20 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. It is surrounded by biodiverse nature reserves, UNESCO archaeological sites, and historic "Pueblos Mágicos," where visitors get an authentic glimpse of Mexico's deep history. Mérida attracts visitors from around the globe to its boutique hotels, excellent restaurants, museums, theaters, and sports facilities. Researchers and students are in good company, as Mérida hosts more than a dozen universities and several national research facilities.
CELESTÚN NATIONAL PARK
is home to mangroves and thousands of pink flamingos that flock there during the winter months
Marvel at the centerpiece of Mayan civilization and the astronomical precision of El Castillo's – "the Castle's" – design
GRAN MUSEO DEL MUNDO MAYA
Mérida's new world-class museum explores Yucatan's past, from its geological origin to the present
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To calculate an estimate of the total cost of your program, use the Cost Estimate Template and do the following:
1. Go to the CIEE website https://www.ciee.org/, fill in the blanks to find your program, and search.
2. Select your program to “learn more”. Once you are at the main page of your program, select “See Full Breakdown” next to the price. The “No Hidden Fees” section maps out the price per term. This is this cost of tuition and housing.
3. Click on the plus sign next to the price to view a breakdown along with estimated additional costs including flight, meals, visa, and personal expenses.
4. In addition to this program fee, add the following costs to arrive at your total cost
Application fee - $65
Study Abroad Administrative fee - $460
WSU Laptop fee (semester students only) - $485
Passport ($140) and Visa, (if required, cost varies per country)
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