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Center for Study Abroad

Center for Study Abroad

(206) 583-8191

Center for Study Abroad

26 years in business
325 Washington Ave S Pmb 93
Kent, WA 98032-5767
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (206) 291-0560
Additional Email Addresses
  • studycsa@aol.com
  • info@centerforstudyabroad.com
  • staff@centerforstudyabroad.com
BBB File Opened: 04/09/1997
Business Started: 06/30/1990
Business Started Locally: 06/30/1990
Business Incorporated: 04/28/2003 in WA
Type of Entity
Corporation
Business Management
  • Mr. Philip Virtue, Executive Director
Business Category
  • Schools - Academic - Colleges & Universities
Additional Information
  • Potential participants should understand that although Center for Study Abroad is listed with Washington Secretary of State as a non-profit corporation, they are not a charitable organization. Accordingly, participants cannot consider any fees paid t...
  • Potential participants should understand that although Center for Study Abroad is listed with Washington Secretary of State as a non-profit corporation, they are not a charitable organization. Accordingly, participants cannot consider any fees paid to the company as a contribution for tax purposes.

Alternate Business Names
  • C S A International Inc
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
Methods of Payment
  • Credit Cards online, checks, money orders, direct deposit, direct transfer, and wire transfer. 
Refund & Exchange Policy: 
Refunds available. See policy at http://www.centerforstudyabroad.com/register/cancellations.

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Pattern of Complaint

On August 29, 2012, BBB recognized a pattern of complaints from consumers regarding advertising concerns. Consumers allege Center for Study Abroad's website, www.centerforstudyabroad.com, failed to indicate that registration and confirmation deposits were not included with the total cost of the program.

The company has since added verbiage to its website informing consumers that the program cost is the balance after deposits and before any disco... Read More

Overview

This company offers study-abroad programs worldwide, including foreign language and culture educational programs in Europe, Asia, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand. University and institutes worldwide. Weekly, Monthly, Summer, Quarter (Trimester), Semester, Year.

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Center for Study Abroad

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Center for Study Abroad

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