Cost Breakdown

Link Year Tuition

$15,000 (Class of '17)
$1000 Non-Refundable Deposit is paid to confirm your spot, and is attributed to 1st Semester's Tuition
Tuition/Room/Board is $7500 per semester
1st Semester Tuition Due: August 1st
2nd Semester Tuition Due: January 2nd

To pay for your student’s deposit, tuition, and trips, you have three options. First, you can send a check in the mail to 1353 Lake Shore Drive Branson, MO 65616. Second, you can call Crystal Mitchell at 417-266-3233 and she can help you over the phone. Finally, you may pay by credit card online by going to Kanakuk.com, clicking on “MYKANAKUK,” and choosing “Make Payment.” If you are unsure of or do not remember your login information, you can click on “Forgot Password,” and after a few short steps you will be able to pay online.

* When you apply for Link Year there will be an application fee of $50. This should be done during the same time as the application.

Each student is required to take part in an International Trip or an Internship during the month of February. The cost of these opportunities are not included in the tuition cost.
To receive up to 18 hours of college credit an additional balance is payable to John Brown University after acceptance into their program. All John Brown University inquiries should be processed directly through JBU. Please contact Lauren Huffman (lhuffman@jbu.edu) if you have further questions.

John Brown University Tuition

$404 per credit hour
To receive up to 18 hours of college credit an additional balance is payable to John Brown University after acceptance into their program. All John Brown University inquiries should be processed directly through JBU. Please contact Lauren Hinrichs, lhinrichs@jbu.edu, if you have further questions.

Most students will choose to participate in the full college credit program making the total Link Year investment close to $20,000. For full tuition payment, deposit and cancellation information download a complete application.

Contact us for assistance with the Link Year application process and for more information. (417) 266-LINK (5465)

If your students chooses to do the International Option the payment dates are as follows:
Oct. 15th ($1,000 Deposit to secure seat on flight)
Dec. 15th (Remaining balance due)
 
*Remaining balance is subject to the cost of flights which can fluctuate from year to year.