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School in Latin America: Uruguay

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Sponsor: C.V. Starr-Middlebury Schools Abroad

Location: Montevideo, Uruguay


Students enroll directly in the Universidad Católica del Uruguay, the Universidad de la República, or the Universidad ORT for complete immersion in the language and culture. Highlights of the program are courses taught in Spanish, internship opportunities in many fields and housing with local families.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


  • Spanish majors or minors must discuss their study abroad plans with a departmental adviser.
  • Read Internships and Service Learning for important information about earning credit for internships.

Admission Info:
To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a C.V. Starr - Middlebury application by the program's deadline

Languages: Spanish

Language Requirements: 

2 years or the equivalent of college-level Spanish, plus one content course taught in Spanish.


Home stays

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $23,690

Billed by Northwestern: $14,750

  • Tuition: $12,250
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $8,940

  • Room & board: $5,500
  • Airfare: $2,000
  • Books & supplies: $150
  • Personal expenses: $1,250
  • Visa: $40