June 27, 2017
4.6 - 980 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 624 reviews
2. Heredia 376 reviews
3. Traveling 165 reviews
4. Field Programs in Costa Rica 117 reviews
5. Atenas 86 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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

183 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for The Experiment in International Living - Extraordinary High School Summer Abroad Programs
The Experiment in International Living - Extraordinary High School Summer Abroad Programs
Kyoto, Japan: Traveling, Mexico: Chiang Mai, Thailand plus 92 other locations

The Experiment in International Living provides 3-, 4-, and 5-week summer programs for high school students who want to connect deeply and engage meaningfully with the ric...

4.9

8 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sol Education Abroad: Custom Faculty-Led Program
Sol Education Abroad: Custom Faculty-Led Program
Heredia, Costa Rica: Buenos Aires, Argentina: Oaxaca, Mexico plus 4 other locations

As your education abroad experts in Spain and Latin America, Sol Education Abroad offers universities custom, faculty-led programs in all four SOL program locations (Oaxac...

4.9

15 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...

4.4

26 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...

4.8

21 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Round River Conservation Studies: Costa Rica – The Osa Peninsula
Round River Conservation Studies: Costa Rica – The Osa Peninsula

Named by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on earth,” the Osa Peninsula of Costa...

4.8

6 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...

4.4

17 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...

4.4

10 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...

4.1

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Truman State University / CCIS: San Jose - Study Abroad at Universidad Veritas
Truman State University / CCIS: San Jose - Study Abroad at Universidad Veritas

This program also offered through TSU's partnership with CCIS.Universidad Veritas is one of Costa Rica's new private universities. It is located in a residential section o...

4.5

10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Winterline: Global Skills Program, Gap Year
Winterline: Global Skills Program, Gap Year
Thailand: Multi-Region: Netherlands plus 9 other locations

You'll be in a new place every week, learning a new set of skills. You will produce a documentary film. Launch a business. Learn to scuba dive. Build a tiny house. Get cer...

4.7

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC: Puntarenas - Spanish Language, Ecological and Latin American Studies at Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
USAC: Puntarenas - Spanish Language, Ecological and Latin American Studies at Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

The Puntarenas program is ideal for students who are committed to learning the Spanish language and diverse cultures of Latin America. Through formal coursework and person...

4.8

5 reviews