Study Abroad in Peru

Cusco, Peru

Cusco Peru

Fall Quarter 2023
15 college credits

This program in is a wonderful opportunity to live and study in the heart of Peru while learning about the geography, language and culture of this country. You will live with a host family for the entire program, and enjoy program sponsored day trips and excursions, along with a full course load of Geology, Geography and Spanish language classes.

Academic Program:
This is a study program. Students must carry a 15-credit load and are expected to fully participate in all class activities. Three courses will be offered, and students must take all three. A 5-credit ciourse waiver may be available upon request for students with special circumstances. 

Application Requirements:
Students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible to apply.  


Dates and Deadlines

Program Dates: September 22-December 2, 2023

Application Deadline: June 20, 2023



Program Fee: $5,995 

Tuition: $1,490 (GRC student rate)

Airfare: $1,200 (estimate). There is no group flight option. Students must purchase their own flights. We will provide access to a discounted flight portal which is optional to use. 

Books & Supplies: $200 (estimate)

Additional Costs: $950 (for food, transportation, laundry and incidentals. Extra activities or personal travel not included.)


Payment Deadlines

Deposit Deadline:  Within 1 week of your acceptance into the program ($1,035)

Payment 2: June 23, 2022 ($2,930)

Payment 3: August 8, 2023 ($2,930)

Tuition Due: September 5 ($1,490 for GRC students)


COVID-19 Update:

All students should expect to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to travel. Once a country is open to tourists, the status of a program still depends on your home college‚Äôs travel policies related to COVID-19. 

Visa Information: 

Students traveling on WCCCSA-sponsored study abroad programs travel as tourists, and do not need a student visa. US Citizens are allowed to travel to most WCCCSA prigram locations for up to 90 days without a visa. However, international students may need to apply for a tourist visa for this program.



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Study Abroad Staff

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Megan Swanson, Program Manager
Office Location: IVD 116
Phone: 253-931-6845


Green River College Study Abroad staff member Marc Milsten
Marc Milsten, International Marketing - Regional Director
Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2145

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Detailed brochures and applications are available for each program. Information meetings are arranged as needed. Group orientation sessions are scheduled prior to departure.


McIntyre International Village D (IVD) 115

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Green River College
12401 SE 320th St.
Auburn, WA, 98092


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Application Form

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Funding Information

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Courses to be announced in June 2022

Students must carry a 15-credit load and are expected to fully participate in all class activities.

Two courses will be taught by a Washington State Community College (WCCCSA) member faculty, and one Spanish language course will be taught by local Peruvian faculty. 

1. Geology&101: Intro to Physical Geology (5 Natural Science Credits)

2. Geography 120: Intro to Physical Geography of Peru (5 Natural Science Credits)

3. Spanish: Beginner-Intermedate levels availabel (5 Humanities/English/Fine Art Credits)

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