July 31, 2021
4.6 - 1184 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.

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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 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 Towson University: San Jose - Environmental Education & Service Learning in the Tropics, Costa Rica
Towson University: San Jose - Environmental Education & Service Learning in the Tropics, Costa Rica

Study in Central America over the summer with TU Biology Professor Sarah Haines. This program provides a unique opportunity for students to use nationally recognized envir...

4.8

4 reviews
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 Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica
Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica

Universidad Veritas offers small classroom sizes, so you will have plenty of attention and multiple opportunities to practice your Spanish. You will also live with a Tican...

3.8

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Costa Rica - Experience Costa Rica, Summer Program
KIIS: Costa Rica - Experience Costa Rica, Summer Program

Costa Rica offers students a challenging academic travel through breathtaking scenery, stirring cultural i...

4.2

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

On January in Costa Rica, you will study Spanish at a local university in bustling San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. You’ll have local, Costa Rican professors and class...

4.3

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Centro Linguistico Conversa: Santa Ana - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Centro Linguistico Conversa: Santa Ana - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Spanish Immersion in Costa Rica: Conversa has been helping students learn Spanish in Costa Rica since 1975...

4.7

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

With our gap year program you'll be in a new place every week, learning a new set of skills. You will learn about digital storytelling and film.  Launch a business. Learn ...

4.7

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for WAYRA Instituto de Español: Playa Tamarindo - Learn Spanish in Costa Rica
WAYRA Instituto de Español: Playa Tamarindo - Learn Spanish in Costa Rica

Since 1996 WAYRA Spanish School has been offering Spanish classes to foreign students and residents. Our Swiss and Latin American managed school operates in a pristine env...

5.0

3 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 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