November 24, 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 International Student Volunteers (ISV): Costa Rica - Volunteering in Costa Rica
International Student Volunteers (ISV): Costa Rica - Volunteering in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is filled with an incredible diversity of exotic animals, white sand beaches, lush rainforests, raging rivers, active volcanoes, and smiling communities. The na...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Veritas Christian Study Abroad: San Jose - Study Abroad and Missions Program
Veritas Christian Study Abroad: San Jose - Study Abroad and Missions Program

Students participating in a Veritas Christian Study Abroad program in San José, Costa Rica will be able to...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Western Washington University: Worldwide - Independent Study Projects
Western Washington University: Worldwide - Independent Study Projects
Panama: Costa Rica: Nicaragua 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 Outward Bound Costa Rica: Outdoor Leader Semester (Ages 17+)
Outward Bound Costa Rica: Outdoor Leader Semester (Ages 17+)

To truly survive in the outdoors, you need more than the right skills. You have to be a true leader as well, equipped with essential training in rescue and wilderness medi...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for ISA Gap Programs
ISA Gap Programs
Brazil: Spain: Argentina plus 11 other locations

ISA Gap programs are designed to offer high school graduates the opportunity to study abroad before entering their freshman year of college.Many graduating high school sen...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Santa Clara University School of Law: San Jose -  Summer Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica
Santa Clara University School of Law: San Jose - Summer Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica

Site visits include:Costa Rica2*Meeting with union members who are suffering labor rights violations in banana and pineapple plantations- Meeting with rural communities wh...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for ISA Service Learning in Cartago, Costa Rica
ISA Service Learning in Cartago, Costa Rica

Discover the unique opportunity to make an impact through international community service. ISA Service-Learning offers a diverse range of programs that are designed to emp...

4.5

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 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 XULA: Summer in COSTA RICA
XULA: Summer in COSTA RICA

Earn FIVE Xavier credits this summer in Costa Rica! This program includes 75-80 hours of Clinical Practicum. Students will shadow health professionals, observe medical con...

4.5

2 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 API (Academic Programs International): San Joaquin de Flores - Instituto San Joaquin De Flores
API (Academic Programs International): San Joaquin de Flores - Instituto San Joaquin De Flores

San Joaquín de Flores is a charming, colorful and quaint colonial town located ten miles from San José. It is surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of Costa Rica. The smal...

4.3

5 reviews