Kalu Yala offers 20% scholarships to applicants in Latin America, 50% to those in Panama, and 100% to our neighbors in San Miguel. We do our best to work with all accepted applicants, though, and can arrange monthly payment plans.
Increased tuition in 2017 is due to increases in staff and infrastructure as well as greater specialization among staff members. Some examples include: roughly half of the instructors and senior staff members have advanced degrees and all have several years professional experience and/or university level teaching experience, a full-time nurse and a full-time mental well-being counselor, free Spanish classes, increased farm and kitchen staff, increased solar power and internet capacity, additional company vehicles, improved student housing, etc…
What Tuition Includes (aside from incredible instructors and mentors)