FUTURE-FOCUSED STUDY ABROAD

Costa Rica

With 25 percent of its land protected parkland, Costa Rica is known for its diverse scenery, political stability, and friendly people. Our programs are based in Heredia, a bustling suburb of San José filled with small neighborhoods, restaurants, plazas and universities. The excellent academic opportunities are close to ecologically diverse sites and beaches, charming Costa Rican villages, and more than 100 volcanic formations. Costa Rica is one of the most stable nations in Latin America and is even known as the “Switzerland of Latin America” since dismantling its army in 1948.

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Universidad Nacional Partnership
Heredia,
Costa Rica

Nestled between mountains, Heredia offers a unique Latin American experience. You'll find great academic opportunities at top-ranked Universidad Nacional, all within the reach of ecological sites, national parks, beautiful beaches, and nearby hiking trails. So, sit back and enjoy a fresh cup of Costa Rican coffee as you embrace the Pura Vida.

 

Term
Fall
Spring
Est. cost
$ 16,875
$ 16,875
GPA
2.75
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IFSA January in Costa Rica
Heredia,
Costa Rica

You'll bask in near 80-degree days as you explore Heredia, ecological sites, national parks, beautiful beaches, and nearby hiking trails. Your three-week Ecology and Sustainable Development class, perfect to fulfill an elective or science requirement, will build your understanding of the recovery, preservation, and protection of the environment. With activities included, your stay in Costa Rica will be even more valuable and memorable.

Term
Winter
Est. cost
$ 3,295
GPA
2.00

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