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Lehman Study Abroad Programs

Winter in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Description: This course introduces students to the history as well as the socio-cultural dynamics of the Dominican Republic. Students will visit different regions of the island, historical sites and attend live events to grasp the vast culture. The program will include site visits to the cities of Dajabón, San Pedro de Macoris, San Francisco de Macoris, San Cristobal, and the Colonial City in Santo Domingo.


Location: Santo Domingo and various cities and provinces in the Dominican Republic
Dates: TBA
Credits: 3 Credits
Courses: LAC 360 "The Route to Dominican Culture"

Milagros Ricourt

Housing: Host families


* Students are required to have at least a 2.7 GPA and a working knowledge of Spanish

Program Info Sessions


Total Estimated Cost of Participation: $2,275 (Not including tuition)



Important Notes


Housing accomodation, orientation, excursions and site visits, 2-day stay in Dajabón, airport pick-up and drop-off, and 3 meals




$1775 (May be subject to change)





These expenses are made payable to the office of Study Abroad at Lehman College, usually in three installments, and before the start of the program. Payment deadlines will be announced soon after acceptance into the program.


Airfare (estimate)




Informed by expected arrival and departure dates, students will purchase their own flights, which they often do after attending their first program orientation along with other program participants.




Students should consult the Lehman tuition and fee site, click here.


Once winter registration begins, students are expected to register and pay for their courses. 




How to Apply

Below you will find link to the program application. Please read carefully! If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office.

  • Application Instructions
  • Dominican Republic Program Application

Deadline: TBA

Contact Us:


Regarding the application process, contact: Emmanuel Perez –
About the courses, contact:

Milagros Ricourt
Associate Professor
Latin American and Caribbean Studies


Financial Aid

You may be eligible to apply for the following financial aid programs: PELL, TAP, Student loans. Upon acceptance into the program, be sure to touch bases with the Lehman College financial aid office.

For more information about summer financial aid, visit the Lehman College financial aid website.