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AFFORDABLE, TRANSPARENT, AND COMPETITIVE

Maximo Nivel is an educational travel organization. We are organized as a social enterprise—we are a “for-profit doing good.” This means we are transparent, competitive, and provide you with the most affordable prices.

Maximo Nivel invests a great deal of time and money in program management. This includes our home-base services and 24/7 support. We also continually monitor in-field conditions to ensure your safety. A lot goes into building our project network, recruiting, and managing logistics such as airport pick-up, accommodations, meals, government relations, emergency plans, and so on.

UNIVERSITY ABROAD

Programs Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
Fall Semester
14 Weeks
$4,995 $4,995 $6,995 $7,495
Winter Term
3 Weeks
$1,095 $1,095 $2,495
Spring Semester
14 Weeks
$4,995 $4,995 $6,995 $7,495
Summer Term I
4-5 Weeks
$2,195 $2,395 $3,595
Summer Term II
4-5 Weeks
$2,195 $2,395 $3,395
Freshman
Semester
$4,995 $4,995 $6,995

Fees include accommodation in host family private room. Prices above are representative only. Final tuition costs vary based on itinerary, housing preferences, tours, and transportation. Note that special projects may incur surcharges. Academic credit through our official School of Record requires additional paid tuition. Please contact us for exact program pricing.

See Academic Calendar for short-term, semester, and other class formats.

INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS

Programs Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
4 Week
Practicum
$1,495 $1,525 $1,925
8 Week
Internship
$2,195 $2,245 $2,895
Extra Week $175 $185 $235

Fees include accommodation in host family private room. Internships begin every Monday year-round and according to the Academic Calendar.

TEFL CERTIFICATION

Programs Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
Onsite
TEFL Certification
$1,400 $1,600 $1,700
Hybrid
TEFL Certification
$1,100 $1,300 $1,400
Online
TEFL Certification
$495 $495 $495
Specialized
Courses
$395 $395 $395

For TEFL course dates click here. For accommodation options click here.

VOLUNTEER ABROAD

Programs Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
1 Week $645 $645 $695
2 Weeks $875 $875 $975
3 Weeks $1,065 $1,065 $1,255 $1,325
4 Weeks $1,255 $1,255 $1,495 $1,595
Extra Week $150 $150 $185 $185

Volunteer abroad programs begin every Monday year-round and according to the Academic Calendar. A $65/week surcharge applies to special projects.

Fees include accommodation in host family shared room.

VOLUNTEER + SPANISH

Programs Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
2+2 Program:
2 weeks Spanish +
2 week Volunteer
(4 weeks)
$1,240 $1,295 $1,995 $2,195
4+4 Program:
4 weeks Spanish +
4 week Volunteer
(8 weeks)
$2,175 $2,315 $3,445 $3,820
Weekly Spanish
add-on
(2-hour group)
$45 $65 $150 $170
Weekly Spanish
add-on
(4-hour group)
$90 $130 $300 $340
Additional week
Volunteer only
$200 $200 $235 $235
Additional week
Spanish only
(4 hours group + housing)
$255 $295 $500 $540

Fees include accommodation in host family shared room.

SPANISH IMMERSION

Small Group Classes (2HRS/DAY)
Atigua
Guatemala
Cusco
Peru
San Jose
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio
Costa Rica
1 Week $55 $70 $175 $195
2 Weeks $110 $140 $350 $390
3 Weeks $165 $210 $525 $585
4 Weeks $195 $270 $615 $690
Extra Week $45 $65 $150 $170
Small Group Classes (4HRS/DAY)
Atigua
Guatemala
Cusco
Peru
San Jose
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio
Costa Rica
1 Week $110 $140 $350 $390
2 Weeks $220 $280 $700 $780
3 Weeks $330 $420 $1,050 $1,170
4 Weeks $390 $540 $1,230 $1,380
Extra Week $90 $130 $300 $340
Super Intensive (4HR Group + 2HR Private)
Atigua
Guatemala
Cusco
Peru
San Jose
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio
Costa Rica
1 Week $180 $265 $615 $690
2 Weeks $360 $530 $1,230 $1,380
3 Weeks $540 $795 $1,845 $2,070
4 Weeks $650 $915 $2,145 $2,445
Extra Week $160 $225 $535 $610
Private Classes (1-3 HRS)
Atigua
Guatemala
Cusco
Peru
San Jose
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio
Costa Rica
1 Week $11/hour $14/hour $35/hour $39/hour
2 Weeks $11/hour $14/hour $35/hour $39/hour
3 Weeks $11/hour $14/hour $35/hour $39/hour
4 Weeks $9.75/hour $13.50/hour $30.75/hour $34.50/hour
Extra Week $9/hour $13/hour $30/hour $34/hour
Private Classes (4 HRS)
Atigua
Guatemala
Cusco
Peru
San Jose
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio
Costa Rica
1 Week $180 $265 $615 $690
2 Weeks $360 $530 $1,230 $1,380
3 Weeks $540 $795 $1,845 $2,070
4 Weeks $650 $915 $2,145 $2,445
Extra Week $160 $225 $535 $610

Spanish courses begin every Monday year-round and according to the Academic Calendar. For housing options during Spanish program click here.

TEEN SPANISH CAMP

Dates Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
01 JULY – 07 JULY $1,345
08 JULY – 14 JULY $1,195
15 JULY – 21 JULY $1,345
22 JULY – 28 JULY $1,195
29 JULY – 04 AUGUST $1,345

Spanish Camp is only available in Costa Rica. Program dates are 29 June – 04 August 2019. Participants may join for 1 to 5 weeks.

ADVENTURE & CULTURE

Programs Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
Mini Adventure $1,095 $795 $995 $795
Volunteer Adventure $1,705 $1,415 $1,630 $1,425
Surf School $695 $695 $495
Scuba Certification $825 $695 $825
Yoga Certification $3,395 $2,795 $3,595
Culinary Tours

Adventure & Culture programs begin every Sunday year-round. Fees include accommodation in host family shared room.

GAP YEAR

Programs Antigua,
Guatemala
Cusco,
Peru
San Jose,
Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio,
Costa Rica
24 Weeks $5,595 $6,595 $7,495 $7,495
Country Jumper $7,945 $7,945 $7,945 $7,945

GROUPS

For larger groups, we offer our “11th’ Person Discount”, which exempts each 11th person from the base program fees. For example, an 11 person group has 1 free basic program included; a 22 person group has 2 free basic programs included, and so on.

For groups registering early, you may qualify for a 5% Early Registration Discount. This discount only applies if your group is registered and paid in full at least 60 days prior to your program start date.

Special Group Leader Discounts are available to those natural born leaders out there who take the initiative and pull together interested group members and organize a trip with Maximo Nivel.

Save money on your group program! Contact us now for more details.

HOUSING & ACCOMODATIONS

Host Family accommodations include breakfast and dinner 7 days/week. Hostels and Hotels include breakfast only. For all other accommodations, meals
are not included. Apartments are furnished and equipped with cable TV and WiFi. Student residences in Peru and Costa Rica are available for groups only.

Host Family – Shared Room
Destination Daily Weekly 4 Weeks Extra Week
San Jose, Costa Rica $31 $185 $705 $175
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica $31 $185 $705 $175
Antigua, Guatemala $25 $150 $570 $140
Cusco, Peru $25 $150 $570 $140

Host Family – Private Room

Destination Daily Weekly 4 Weeks Extra Week
San Jose, Costa Rica $36 $215 $815 $200
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica $36 $215 $815 $200
Antigua, Guatemala $30 $175 $665 $165
Cusco, Peru $30 $175 $665 $165

Private bathrooms are available for an additional charge.

Student Residence – Antigua, Guatemala

Type Daily Weekly 4 Weeks Extra Week
Shared Room $30 $175 $665 $160
Private Room $38 $225 $855 $210

Private Apartments

Destination Daily Weekly 4 Weeks Extra Week
San Jose, Costa Rica $795
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica $795
Antigua, Guatemala $795
Cusco, Peru $595

Hostel – Shared Room
Destination Daily Weekly 4 Weeks Extra Week
San Jose, Costa Rica $14 $85 $340 $100
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica $20 $110 $440 $130
Antigua, Guatemala $16 $100 $400 $115
Cusco, Peru $10 $65 $260 $75

Hostel – Private Room

Destination Daily Weekly 4 Weeks Extra Week
San Jose, Costa Rica $42 $240 $960 $275
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica $46 $265 $1,060 $310
Antigua, Guatemala $34 $200 $800 $230
Cusco, Peru $30 $170 $680 $200

Hotel

Destination Daily Weekly 4 Weeks Extra Week
San Jose, Costa Rica $115 $675 $2,700 $790
Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica $80 $490 $1,960 $570
Antigua, Guatemala $80 $490 $1,960 $570
Cusco, Peru $75 $430 $1,720 $505

Prices above are representative only. Final tuition costs vary based on itinerary, housing preferences, tours, and transportation.
Note that special projects may incur surcharges. Academic credit through our official School of Record requires additional paid tuition.
Please contact us for exact program pricing.

TRANSPARENCY

Transparency is very important to us at Maximo Nivel. We do not charge fees for registration, credit cards, or international wires. We do not have any hidden program fees whatsoever. If you would like to better understand how your program fees are allocated, please feel free to contact us.

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