Abroad 101: Study COM 161 Abroad

Join us from December 10-21, 2017 in Costa Rica!

Last call...Deadline to apply has extended to Tuesday, September 5th!

Abroad 101 is a study abroad program exclusively for incoming freshmen and transfer students new to Murray State University. Join us abroad early into your MSU experience!

Program itinerary may include:

Visiting a volcano, kayaking, ziplining, whitewater rafting, and exploring national parks and waterfalls


Gain 3 hours of credit for COM 161: Intro to Public Speaking (For many majors, this is a required course!)

When & How much?

Program Dates:

Your COM 161 course will start October 12th and will be on Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 pm until the end of the semester.

November 17, 2017 - Orientation (On Murray State's campus)

December 10-21, 2017 - Travel to/from Costa Rica

Cost: $2,999

This price includes:

  • Orientation Materials
  • Airfare
  • Housing for the entire program
  • Airport transfers
  • All on-site class excursions
  • All meals on-site
Click here to apply for Abroad 101 by Tuesday!

Click "Register Now" to create your account and start your application!

Study Abroad 101


  • Applicants must be 18 years of age by the start of the program stateside at MSU.
  • You must submit your application by Tuesday, September 5th!


Education Abroad Office

(270) 809-2277


Office of Recruitment

Mallory LaPlant

(270) 809-5200