Services and Fees

Cultural Vistas provides personalized support to participants from the time of application, throughout the Korea WEST program in the United States, and after returning home. As a non-profit organization, we are dedicated to remaining an affordable option for international students looking to enhance their careers while living abroad. The program fee for the Korea WEST program is $8,500.


Below is a breakdown of the various areas this fee covers:

  • $4,900  Language Training Fee
    Tuition fees for the language program and fees associated with support of the language portion of the program
  • $3,100  Internship Sponsorship Fee
    Internship placement fee, insurance, ongoing support, emergency services, host company recruitment, vetting and site visits, and all other program costs
  • $320  Application Fee
    Application processing fees, DS-2019 issuance, participant materials, orientation (this fee is non-refundable)
  • $180  SEVIS Fee
    Student and Exchange Visitor Information System fees