February 21, 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.

Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. San Jose 761 reviews
2. Heredia 487 reviews
3. Puntarenas 167 reviews
4. Traveling 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 Center for Study Abroad (CSA): San Jose - Intensive Spanish & Latin American Studies - University of Veritas
Center for Study Abroad (CSA): San Jose - Intensive Spanish & Latin American Studies - University of Veritas

The University of Veritas is a fully accredited university by the Ministry of Education in Costa Rica. The program offers a total “immersion” concept and stresses academic...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Center for Ecological Living & Learning: Nicaragua & Costa Rica - Central America Program
Center for Ecological Living & Learning: Nicaragua & Costa Rica - Central America Program

Explore the principles of “Sustainability Through Community” in Nicaragua and Costa Rica! Learn from front-line organizations demonstrating the best practices in conservat...

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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...

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10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CATIE / Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza: Cartago, Turrialba - Internships & Exchanges
CATIE / Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza: Cartago, Turrialba - Internships & Exchanges

CATIE, as an international entity with a unique combination of science, graduate education and innovation for development, has its bases well-grounded and a clear action p...

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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 Build Abroad: Make-A-Difference Volunteer Programs
Build Abroad: Make-A-Difference Volunteer Programs
Haiti: Nepal: Costa Rica plus 2 other locations

Through volunteering and travel, we can grow to understand ourselves, the world, and the people we share it with.Have you ever wanted to experience a different culture thr...

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Study Abroad Reviews for BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program
BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program

Arriving in Costa Rica, you sense there's a bigger picture than just the scenery. You are about to be immersed into the diversity of Latin America’s history. You’ll step i...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Auburn University at Montgomery: San Jose - Tropical Field Experience in Costa Rica Faculty Led Program
Auburn University at Montgomery: San Jose - Tropical Field Experience in Costa Rica Faculty Led Program

This study abroad experience will provide a taste of field research methods/topics and engage students in various field research activities within lowland rain forest and ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for A-State Faculty-Led: World Language & Cultures - Spanish Immersion Program in Costa Rica
A-State Faculty-Led: World Language & Cultures - Spanish Immersion Program in Costa Rica

Spend 4 weeks in Costa Rica and study Spanish at Centro Panamericano de Idiomas, a language school that specializes in teaching Spanish to foreigners. Immersion classes ta...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for A-State Faculty-Led: Biological Sciences - Biology Program in Costa Rica
A-State Faculty-Led: Biological Sciences - Biology Program in Costa Rica

The Neotropical bat Ecology will explore the new world tropics that are home to an incredible diversity of bats and Costa Rica is home to over 100 species.  La Suerte Biol...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM): Costa Rica - Field Research in the Environment, Social Sciences, & Humanities
Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM): Costa Rica - Field Research in the Environment, Social Sciences, & Humanities

Experience living and working as an independent field researcher in the beautiful, diverse nation of Costa Rica on the ACM Costa Rica: Field Research in the Environment...

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Study Abroad Reviews for ARCC: Worldwide - Gap Semester Program
ARCC: Worldwide - Gap Semester Program
Peru: India: Kenya plus 10 other locations

ARCC Gap Semester Programs offer an educational and cultural bridge between high school and college.  The ARCC Gap year programs are 90 day semesters and are an opportunit...

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