January 28, 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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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Rustic Pathways: Gap Year Semester - Latin America Experience Semester
Rustic Pathways: Gap Year Semester - Latin America Experience Semester
Costa Rica: Peru: Dominican Republic plus 1 other location

From the mighty peaks of the Andes, through the heart of the Amazon rainforest, and down to the breathtaking shores of the Caribbean Sea, this Gap Semester has it all. Tak...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Frontier - Gap Year Year Programs Worldwide
Frontier - Gap Year Year Programs Worldwide

Frontier offers over 300 volunteering, adventure travel and internship placements worldwide, in the areas of conservation, community development, journalism, healthcar...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Carpe Diem Education: Central America Semester
Carpe Diem Education: Central America Semester
Costa Rica: Nicaragua: Honduras plus 1 other location

Some groups will begin their semester in Guatemala and some will begin in Nicaragua. Regardless of starting location, all groups will spend their first few days in orienta...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Gap 360: Worldwide - Gap Year Travel and Custom Programs
Gap 360: Worldwide - Gap Year Travel and Custom Programs
Spain: Japan: Barbados plus 38 other locations

Gap 360 travels to an incredible range of destinations all across the world with exciting activities, tours and brilliant opportunities for paid work and volunteering. Whe...

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Study Abroad Reviews for ISEP Direct: Heredia - Study Abroad at Universidad Nacional
ISEP Direct: Heredia - Study Abroad at Universidad Nacional

The ISEP program in Costa Rica is a designated Global Engagement Program Site, enabling students to extend their ISEP experience beyond the classroom through ISEP-facilita...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Global Nomadic: Worldwide Internship and Volunteer Placements
Global Nomadic: Worldwide Internship and Volunteer Placements
Zimbabwe: Israel: Madagascar plus 35 other locations

Global Nomadic provide placements and experiences in a range of different fields,  from medicine and education, to veterinary science and journalism and many more - matchi...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Spanish Language Intensives
Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Spanish Language Intensives

Our Spanish students come from all over the world. They represent all ages, education levels, jobs and professions. What our students have in common is a shared sensitivit...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Field Program: Environment and Sustainable Develo
Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Field Program: Environment and Sustainable Develo

In ICADS' semester-long Field Program, students gain research experience in both the natural sciences (forest ecology, agro-ecology, soil sciences) and social sciences (so...

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1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Plan My Gap Year: Worldwide - Gap Year Volunteer Placements
Plan My Gap Year: Worldwide - Gap Year Volunteer Placements
Ghana: Kenya: Cambodia plus 13 other locations

Our aim is to make our programmes accessible to motivated travellers irrespective of their financial capacity. We focus on providing the core requirements of a volunteer p...

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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 Western Washington University: Worldwide - Independent Study Projects
Western Washington University: Worldwide - Independent Study Projects
Panama: Costa Rica: El Salvador plus 2 other locations

WWU students can tailor an independent study abroad through Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, the interdisciplinary liberal arts college at Western Washingto...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for  University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Costa Rica - Study Abroad in Costa Rica
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Costa Rica - Study Abroad in Costa Rica

This Summer Intersession Study Abroad Program is a 10-day program, but there will be mandated class meetings on campus prior to departure. The first 6 days of the program ...

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