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Study Abroad in Peru

Aerial of Machu Picchu

Tentative Date: May 2023

This program has been proposed for Summer 2023, and details are currently being worked out. We will keep this page updated if/when they become more solidified.

What will I explore?

NWTC students will travel to Peru during May 2021 for two weeks. Proposed stops on the itinerary include Lima, Cusco, a full day Machu Picchu Excursion, the Pisac Inca Ruins & Agricultural Terraces, Aguas Calientes, the Sacred Valley Clinic Site, and Ollantaytambo Ruins..

What will I learn?

The proposed program to Peru has a Dental Hygiene focus, and includes:

  • A Local Clinic Program (Sacred Valley Clinic)
  • Cultural Activities, Group Dinners & Discussions
  • Excursions to various ruins and sites

What's included in the cost?

$2,800 - $3,200 is the estimated program cost, and includes:

  • round-trip airfare
  • lodging
  • international health coverage
  • transportation from NWTC to O’Hare airport and back
  • in-country transportation, such as train, subway, or bus
  • entrance fees
  • some meals

Costs do not include: tuition (optional), some meals, personal spending money, and passport fees.

Funding Opportunities

What are the credit opportunities?

To be determined

All credit opportunities are optional.


Lacy Frewerd, International Programs Contact

Lynn Kettenhofen, Faculty Leader