May 19, 2019
4.7 - 1294 Reviews

Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has a literacy rate of 95% making it one of the most literate countries in the world. Approximately 8,000 students chose to study abroad in Costa Rica each year making it one of the most popular destinations. Between the wonderful education system and the many opportunities for students to perfect their Spanish, it is a very welcoming place for Americans to study abroad.

Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. San Jose 723 reviews
2. Heredia 454 reviews
3. Puntarenas 161 reviews
4. Traveling 145 reviews
5. Atenas 109 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Sol Education Abroad - Study Abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica at Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Sol Education Abroad - Study Abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica at Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Explore the verdant cloud forests and trop...

4.8

153 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sol Abroad - Atenas, Costa Rica High School Spanish Immersion
Sol Abroad - Atenas, Costa Rica High School Spanish Immersion

Costa Rica is the ideal place to study Spanish language and culture. Its one of the most fascinating and ecologically rich countries in Central America and known for its b...

4.5

21 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,...

4.7

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC: San Ramon - Life Sciences, Spanish Language, and Culture Studies at University of Costa Rica
USAC: San Ramon - Life Sciences, Spanish Language, and Culture Studies at University of Costa Rica

The San Ramón program is designed for science majors interested in learning more about ecology and conservation biology in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is well known for its ext...

4.6

13 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
Barcelona, Spain: Cape Town, South Africa: Gdansk, Poland plus 22 other locations
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Semester at Sea is the only study abroad program of its kind in the world. Using a ship as our floating campus, Semester at Sea's around-the-world and regional itineraries...

4.9

12 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sol Education Abroad - Custom Faculty-Led Program
Sol Education Abroad - Custom Faculty-Led Program
San Jose, Costa Rica: Granada, Spain: Atenas, Costa Rica plus 4 other locations

As your education abroad experts in Spain and Latin America, Sol Education Abroad offers universities cust...

4.9

18 reviews
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...

4.7

15 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

9 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 The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica - Sustainable Development Studies
The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica - Sustainable Development Studies

The School for Field Studies (SFS) semester and summer programs in Costa Rica provide the opportunity for students to examine the effects of globalization on classic devel...

4.4

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Academia Tica Spanish Language School: Spanish Courses in Coronado and Jacó Beach
Academia Tica Spanish Language School: Spanish Courses in Coronado and Jacó Beach

Costa Rica is a fun and safe country with lots of natural wonders to explore and an interesting culture to experiment. If you're wondering about where to go in Latin Ameri...

5.0

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: IHP Social Entre: Innovation, Tech, Design, & Social Change
SIT Study Abroad: IHP Social Entre: Innovation, Tech, Design, & Social Change
San Jose, Costa Rica: Sao Paulo, Brazil: Kampala, Uganda plus 2 other locations

Explore what "entrepreneurship" means around the world, drawing on the disciplines of management, economics, technology, and design.In this program, you examine how variou...

4.6

5 reviews