January 26, 2021
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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 796 reviews
2. Puntarenas 538 reviews
3. Traveling in Costa Rica 534 reviews
4. Heredia 522 reviews
5. Field Programs in Costa Rica 487 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester (Ages 17+)
Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester (Ages 17+)

What’s the best way to explore three Central American countries? Our Coast to Coast Expedition Semester is an 85-day course packed with outdoor adventure activities, inclu...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Reef Check: Worldwide - Ocean Education Program
Reef Check: Worldwide - Ocean Education Program

Reef Check has coordinators, teams, and EcoDiver training facilities in countries around the world. Since the first Reef Check coral reef monitoring survey in 1997, almost...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for IFSA: Heredia - Universidad Nacional Partnership
IFSA: Heredia - Universidad Nacional Partnership

Study for a semester or a year in one of the most naturally beautiful countries in the world. Situated in Heredia, the Universidad Nacionalcombines excellent academics wit...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica

Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica is designed for students preparing to enter any healthcare field who would benefit from Spanish proficiency. This program of...

4.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for CSU: Costa Rica Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program
CSU: Costa Rica Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program

This program will provide students with an immersive experience in Costa Rica. Students will have the opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes and biodiversity of Cos...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for International TEFL and TESOL Training: Prep Courses so you can Teach English Worldwide
International TEFL and TESOL Training: Prep Courses so you can Teach English Worldwide

ITTT offers a world-renowned TEFL/TESOL certification course that equips you for the professional task of teaching English overseas, or in your home country.Our TEFL certi...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
Spain: Paraguay: Ghana plus 18 other locations

InterFuture Scholars typically travel abroad during the second semester of their junior year. During an eight-month preparatory period, students design a cross-cultural re...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for ISEP Exchange: Heredia - Exchange Program at Universidad Nacional
ISEP Exchange: Heredia - Exchange Program at Universidad Nacional

The Universidad Nacional is aimed at meeting the needs of Costa Rican society. It furthers the integral development of the student through a humanistic curriculum based on...

4.8

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
Study Abroad Reviews for Rollins College: Traveling - National Parks and Protected Areas: Costa Rica
Rollins College: Traveling - National Parks and Protected Areas: Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a world leader in both biological diversity and sustainable development. Through this field study, we'll view firsthand the differing habitats and management...

5.0

2 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 ISA Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica
ISA Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica

San José, or Chepe, as it is lovingly called by locals, is the political, economic and cultural hub of Costa Rica. It is the perfect place for students to experience a bus...

2.8

2 reviews