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  • Locations: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Program Terms: Fall, Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Class Status: 1 - freshman, 2 - sophomore, 3 - junior, 4 - senior, 5 - grad student
Area of Study: Nursing Program Type: USA Faculty-led
Minimum GPA: 2.25
Program Description:

USA Nursing in the Dominican Republic

Program Overview
This is an international service learning course with an emphasis on providing culturally competent care through an immersion experience. In collaboration with Foundation for Peace (FFP), free health care clinics will be provided to families residing in impoverished areas in rural Dominican Republic. On our excursion day, we will relax on one of the beautiful beaches. Throughout the program, we will enjoy authentic Dominican food, learn about the history and culture of the Dominican Republic, and practice our Spanish speaking skills!

Accommodation and Meals
Participants will reside in Foundations for Peace accommodations.  All meals except on excursion day are included in the program cost.

Program Costs
The cost of the USA Nursing in the Dominican Republic program is $2,100.  Program costs include round trip airfare to Santo Domingo, all in-country transportation, accommodations, all meals except excursion day, specified museum entrance fees, international health insurance and emergency assistance, and an international education scholarship.  Participants should budget additional funds for supplies or personal expenses such as souvenirs or independent travel, based upon individual spending habits.  Costs are based on anticipated exchange rates and enrollment and are subject to change. Program items may be changed in lieu of a price increase.

Payment Schedule and Deadline
A program deposit of $350.00 is due within 10 days of program application and no later than February 28, 2018.  The first payment installment of $875 is due on March 12, 2018.  The final payment installment of $875 is due on April 9, 2018.  Applicants can reserve a spot in the program by hitting the "Apply Now" button and completing the online program application. Once accepted, applicants can confirm their place in the program by paying the program deposit of $350. The deposit is applied toward the cost of the program, $300 of which is fully refundable if the participant withdraws before the priority application deadline of February 16, 2017.

Refund Policy
Program fees are refundable only in the event of cancellation of the program and are based on recoverable expenses. All payments should be considered non-refundable, and any requests for consideration of refunds based on extenuating circumstances (medical, etc…) must be made in writing and will be considered on a case by case basis.
For Additional Information, Please Contact:
Professor Misty Guy RN, MSN
College of Nursing

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/28/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/17/2018 05/22/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.