December 9, 2019
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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.

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 Sol Education Abroad - Study Abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica at Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Sol Education Abroad - Study Abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica at Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Explore the verdant cloud forests and tropical coastlines of this Central American country while studying a...

4.7

181 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sol Abroad - Atenas, Costa Rica High School Spanish Immersion
Sol Abroad - Atenas, Costa Rica High School Spanish Immersion

Costa Rica is the ideal place to study Spanish language and culture. It's one of the most fascinating and ecologically rich countries in Central America and known for its ...

4.5

22 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sol Education Abroad - Custom Faculty-Led Program
Sol Education Abroad - Custom Faculty-Led Program
Atenas, Costa Rica: Oaxaca, Mexico: Granada, Spain plus 4 other locations

As your education abroad experts in Spain and Latin America, Sol Education Abroad offers faculty-led custom programs in all four SOL program locations (Oaxaca, Mexico / Bu...

4.9

21 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Traveling - Cross-Cultural Learning, Costa Rica
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Traveling - Cross-Cultural Learning, Costa Rica

This course will provide the context for an authentic cross-cultural experience. Students will embark on a two week field adventure in the breath-taking, beautiful Central...

4.5

13 reviews
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...

4.1

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Costa Rica: San Ramón - Life Sciences, Spanish Language, and Culture
USAC Costa Rica: San Ramón - Life Sciences, Spanish Language, and Culture

The San Ramón program is designed for science majors interested in learning more about ecology and conservation biology in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is well known for its ext...

4.6

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Modern Language Studies Abroad / MLSA: Study in Costa Rica at Universidad de Costa Rica
Modern Language Studies Abroad / MLSA: Study in Costa Rica at Universidad de Costa Rica

The Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) was founded in 1814 as the University of Santo Tomás. The main campus, which is located in a section of San Jose called San Pedro, is w...

4.7

11 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Centro Panamericano de Idiomas (CPI): Monteverde - CPI Language Center
Centro Panamericano de Idiomas (CPI): Monteverde - CPI Language Center

CPI Monteverde was established as an extension of CPI in 1996. The Monteverde zone, which includes ten towns and 8,000 people, is situated on the Continental Divide at an ...

4.8

10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CEA: San Jose, Costa Rica
CEA: San Jose, Costa Rica

Lush cloud forests. Sunny beaches. Unparalleled biodiversity. A range of opportunities to hone your Spanish skills and immerse in local culture -- and live the pura vida l...

4.5

10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for AIFS: San José - Universidad Veritas and Internship Program
AIFS: San José - Universidad Veritas and Internship Program
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Spend a semester, summer session, January term or academic year in lively San José, Costa Rica, studying at Veritas University. Courses are taught in English and Spanish, ...

4.9

7 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Costa Rica: Puntarenas - Spanish Language, Ecological, and Latin American Studies
USAC Costa Rica: Puntarenas - Spanish Language, Ecological, and Latin American Studies

The Puntarenas program is ideal for students who are committed to learning the Spanish language and diverse cultures of Latin America. Through formal coursework and person...

4.8

6 reviews