December 7, 2019
4.6 - 1194 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.

Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. San Jose 759 reviews
2. Heredia 486 reviews
3. Puntarenas 162 reviews
4. Traveling 146 reviews
5. Atenas 115 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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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 ...

4.5

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Xperitas: Language Programs Abroad
Xperitas: Language Programs Abroad
Panama: Belgium: Costa Rica plus 10 other locations

Xperitas is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to promoting global citizenship through authent...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for WSU Faculty-Led Costa Rica: Animal Production Systems in the World
WSU Faculty-Led Costa Rica: Animal Production Systems in the World

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful and rich countries in the world in terms of biodiversity and agricultural systems. In this study abroad you will have the opportuni...

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0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for World Endeavors: Volunteer in Costa Rica
World Endeavors: Volunteer in Costa Rica

World Endeavors volunteer programs are culturally immersive, meaning that volunteers live in the communities they serve, meeting the local people, learning the language, e...

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0 reviews
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 Winterline: Global Skills Program, Gap Year
Winterline: Global Skills Program, Gap Year
Panama: Multi-Region: United States 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 Western Washington University: Worldwide - Independent Study Projects
Western Washington University: Worldwide - Independent Study Projects
Panama: Costa Rica: El Salvador 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 WCCCSA: Summer in Alajuela
WCCCSA: Summer in Alajuela

Costa Rica is a land of many natural wonders: Caribbean and Pacific coastlines, luscious rainforests, abundant animal and plant life, and volatile volcanoes. Immerse yours...

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0 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 Volunteer World: Volunteer Placements Worldwide
Volunteer World: Volunteer Placements Worldwide
Peru: Kenya: Panama plus 50 other locations

Volunteer work can be mutually beneficial. Even though helping projects and supporting their social causes, should have a special emphasis, volunteers can expect plenty of...

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0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Volunteering Solutions: Costa Rica - Volunteering Projects
Volunteering Solutions: Costa Rica - Volunteering Projects

VolSol has four major volunteering programs in Costa Rica and all in San Jose. VolSol has volunteer work opportunities to work at the wildlife and rescue center for animal...

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