The program fee for 2022 was $4500, with estimated additional costs of $2,000. See below.
The program fee includes the following:
Items not included in the program fee, for which participants will need to budget:
*Check MSU Office of the Controller for current tuition rates, fees and taxes. MSU students pay the same amount they would pay for six credits of study at MSU; non-MSU students pay the Lifelong Education rate, regardless of state of residence.
**Round trip air travel from Detroit to Nairobi has historically cost less than $1500.
Program fees, dates, and arrangements may be subject to change due to unexpected circumstances.
Financial assistance is available for students, who need to make appropriate arrangements with the Office for Education Abroad and the Office of Financial Aid. All students planning to use financial aid toward a study abroad program must indicate their intentions on the study abroad application. Non-MSU students should check with their home institution’s financial aid office.
Resources for Study Abroad Financial Aid & Scholarships
Study Abroad: Behavioral Ecology of African Mammals (BEAM)
BEAM will not be running in 2024 due to instructor shortages. This will be remedied in 2015.
For more information, please email the lead instructor: Jana Woerner.