Upon completion of the SEE-U program in Brazil, Jordan, Puerto Rico, or the Dominican Republic you will receive six academic credits from Columbia University.
Students in good academic standing from all majors at all accredited colleges or universities may apply.
For non-Columbia students: Columbia maintains high academic standards, and it is very likely that your institution will accept these credits as fulfillment for laboratory requirements. If you have any questions, or if your advisor would like to speak with one of our faculty members, please call or e-mail us.
Tuition: $8,640 ($1,440 per credit; applies to all 6-credit field sites).
Room and board: $1,950.
Airfare is not included. Additional costs may apply (transportation, shopping, books, supplies, etc).
A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required for the program (applied toward the tuition).
*Costs may be subject to change at any time.
Need-based fellowships are available in amounts up to $3,000 for our 6 credit programs at all field sites. To apply for a fellowship simply fill out that portion of the application.
- Application (online or paper version – PDF download)
- Essay (no more than 500 words) describing why you have chosen to participate in the SEE-U program
- One letter of recommendation from a faculty advisor or instructor
- A nonrefundable $95 application fee, payable by check or money order to “Columbia University”
Rolling admissions for the SEE-U program – you may apply at any time. Our next rolling admissions deadline is MAY 06, 2013.
Please note: Applications will be considered as they are received and there are a limited number of spaces available for our various field sites; the earlier you apply the better the chance that there will be space available at the field site of your choice.
For more information, please contact EICES at: