May 11, 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 Reviews for Rollins College: Traveling - Latin American Business Environments: Costa Rica
Rollins College: Traveling - Latin American Business Environments: Costa Rica

This program focuses on various elements of the international business environment, such as economics, politics and regulation, competition, socio-cultural issues, technol...

4.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for World Endeavors: Intern in Costa Rica
World Endeavors: Intern in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is known for its beautiful tropical landscape, and Atenas has received the honor of having the best climate in the world. With warm, sunny weather, and equally ...

4.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica

Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica is designed for students preparing to enter any healthcare field who would benefit from Spanish proficiency. This program of...

4.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica - Sustainable Development Studies
The School for Field Studies / SFS: Costa Rica - Sustainable Development Studies

The rugged rainforests and sandy beaches of Costa Rica are brimming with life – from sloths and frogs to brightly colored toucans and hummingbirds. Costa Rica hosts an a...

3.9

9 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 Máximo Nivel: Intensive Spanish Immersion
Máximo Nivel: Intensive Spanish Immersion
San Jose, Costa Rica: Antigua, Guatemala: Cusco / Cuzco, Peru plus 1 other location

Our Native Spanish Program appeals to adventure seekers, working professionals, and entire families because we offer the most intensive and professional Spanish programs a...

3.5

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 Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Leadership Development and Community Engagement in Costa Rica
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Leadership Development and Community Engagement in Costa Rica

Conservation and economic development are challenges of the 21st Century that  require leaders engaged with local communities.  In this course we introduce students to thi...

3.5

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for ISA Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica
ISA Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica

San José, or Chepe, as it is lovingly called by locals, is the political, economic and cultural hub of Costa Rica. It is the perfect place for students to experience a bus...

2.8

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
Barcelona, Spain: Madrid, Spain: Malaga, Spain plus 9 other locations

See the world, experience a new culture, make friends from 100 countries – and prepare for your global future.  Start any Monday and study from two weeks to a whole year.1...

2.8

2 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...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - International Center for Development Studies (ICDS)
API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - International Center for Development Studies (ICDS)
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Students choosing to study at the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) complete their coursework in both English and Spanish with other American study abroa...

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0 reviews