August 6, 2020
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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.

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Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. San Jose 761 reviews
2. Heredia 488 reviews
3. Puntarenas 167 reviews
4. Traveling in Costa Rica 163 reviews
5. Atenas 119 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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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 IFSA: Heredia  - Universidad Nacional
IFSA: Heredia - Universidad Nacional

What Universidad Nacional has to offer •An excellent and innovative university in an outstanding natural environment •An exciting, diverse student body and small class...

4.9

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Costa Rica: San Ramón - Life Sciences, Spanish Language, and Culture
USAC Costa Rica: San Ramón - Life Sciences, Spanish Language, and Culture

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...

4.8

8 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...

4.5

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

The rugged rainforests and sandy beaches of Costa Rica are brimming with life – from sloths and frogs to brightly colored toucans and hummingbirds. Costa Rica hosts an a...

3.9

9 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 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 Outward Bound Costa Rica: Girl Scouts Destinations in Costa Rica
Outward Bound Costa Rica: Girl Scouts Destinations in Costa Rica

Experience an unforgettable adventure with fellow Girl Scouts from across the United States! Our GSUSA Destinations courses in Costa Rica and Panama will give you an oppor...

5.0

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

On Summer in Costa Rica, you will study in English and take Spanish-language classes at a local university in bustling San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. Your fellow stu...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Centro Panamericano de Idiomas (CPI): Heredia - CPI Language Center
Centro Panamericano de Idiomas (CPI): Heredia - CPI Language Center

CPI Heredia, founded in 1991, is located in San Joaquín de Flores. San Joaquín, a suburb of Heredia, is popular among those who wish to be away from the traffic, pollution...

4.8

2 reviews