July 15, 2020
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Study Abroad in San Jose

San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica and is the primary hub of the country. San Jose's metro area contains half the Costa Rican population. Below you will find our list of Study Abroad and Internship programs in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is an index to international education in San Jose listing university level study abroad, internships, volunteer and intensive language school programs oriented to American college and university students. Some pre-college and post-graduate options are also included. We invite you to read the student reviews, see the ratings scores and use this site to compare programs and understand what other students have encountered during their education abroad with the hopes you find a program that is right for you.

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Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Traveling - Cross-Cultural Learning, Costa Rica
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Traveling - Cross-Cultural Learning, Costa Rica

This course will provide the context for an authentic cross-cultural experience. Students will embark on a two week field adventure in the breath-taking, beautiful Central...

4.5

13 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Modern Language Studies Abroad / MLSA: Study in Costa Rica at Universidad de Costa Rica
Modern Language Studies Abroad / MLSA: Study in Costa Rica at Universidad de Costa Rica

The Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) was founded in 1814 as the University of Santo Tomás. The main campus, which is located in a section of San Jose called San Pedro, is w...

4.7

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CEA: San Jose, Costa Rica
CEA: San Jose, Costa Rica

Lush cloud forests. Sunny beaches. Unparalleled biodiversity. A range of opportunities to hone your Spanish skills and immerse in local culture -- and live the pura vida l...

4.5

10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for AIFS: San José - Universidad Veritas and Internship Program
AIFS: San José - Universidad Veritas and Internship Program
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Spend a semester, summer session, January term or academic year in lively San José, Costa Rica, studying at Veritas University. Courses are taught in English and Spanish, ...

4.9

7 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): San Joaquin de Flores - Instituto San Joaquin De Flores
API (Academic Programs International): San Joaquin de Flores - Instituto San Joaquin De Flores

San Joaquín de Flores is a charming, colorful and quaint colonial town located ten miles from San José. It is surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of Costa Rica. The smal...

4.3

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CGEE: Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement
CGEE: Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement

This multi-country semester study abroad program, defined by an experiential methodology and unique approach to community engagement, offers students a provocative and ins...

4.7

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Semester in Costa Rica
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Semester in Costa Rica

On Semester in Costa Rica, you will study in English or in Spanish at a local university, Universidad Veritas, in the bustling capital city of San Jose. In your free time,...

4.8

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Universidad Veritas: San José - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Universidad Veritas: San José - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The Center for International Programs (CIP) at VERITAS offers a wide variety of programs of different lengths in Costa Rica that can be combined and customized for differe...

4.3

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - Universidad Veritas
API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - Universidad Veritas

Located in the central valley of Costa Rica, San José is a vibrant urban center in the heart of a serene and beautiful nation. Three volcanoes surround the city, and quain...

4.3

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Towson University: San Jose - Environmental Education & Service Learning in the Tropics, Costa Rica
Towson University: San Jose - Environmental Education & Service Learning in the Tropics, Costa Rica

Study in Central America over the summer with TU Biology Professor Sarah Haines. This program provides a unique opportunity for students to use nationally recognized envir...

4.8

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for University of Northern Iowa: San José - Semester in San José, Costa Rica (Veritas)
University of Northern Iowa: San José - Semester in San José, Costa Rica (Veritas)

Veritas offers a unique academic program, in that, while it is geared a bit more toward students interested in Spanish language skills, it also offers many English taught ...

4.1

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica
Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica

Universidad Veritas offers small classroom sizes, so you will have plenty of attention and multiple opportunities to practice your Spanish. You will also live with a Tican...

3.8

4 reviews