January 18, 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 IE3 Global Internship Programs
IE3 Global Internship Programs
Spain: Argentina: The United Kingdom plus 16 other locations

Through IE3 Global Internships you earn academic credit on your home campus while gaining professional experience abroad. Internships are available in a variety of private...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for AFS: High School Year and Semester Study Abroad
AFS: High School Year and Semester Study Abroad
Japan: Spain: Paraguay plus 38 other locations

Choose a high school year or semester program and get the complete AFS immersion experience. As you attend high school and live with your host family for 5-11 months, AFS ...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
Ghana: Peru: Costa Rica plus 8 other locations

It wouldn’t be an adventure without exciting destinations. We have some great places for teen community service trips, but it’s up to you to choose which one is best for y...

5.0

1 review
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 experience a Latin American metropolis while also having the res...

4.5

1 review
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...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Language and Society Immersion Program
Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Language and Society Immersion Program

While grammar and composition skills are fundamental to language learning, at ICADS there is much more. Here, language is a means with which to understand culture and to i...

3.5

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 Instituto de Lengua Española / The Spanish Language Institute: San Jose - College Program
Instituto de Lengua Española / The Spanish Language Institute: San Jose - College Program

If you are hoping to use the Spanish language in cross cultural ministry, the Spanish Language Institute is the ideal place to pursue your interests. Since 1942, the Spani...

5.0

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
Spain: Argentina: The United Kingdom 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 The Sea State: Guanacaste - Sustianable Tourism
The Sea State: Guanacaste - Sustianable Tourism

Costa Rica, the ecotourism capital of the world, will be your classroom for this unique immersion program. Surf (or learn to surf) in some of the worlds most friendly and ...

5.0

1 review