December 7, 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 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 CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Summer in Costa Rica
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Summer in Costa Rica

On Summer in Costa Rica, you will study in English and take Spanish-language classes at a local university in bustling San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. Your fellow stu...

4.7

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Outward Bound Costa Rica: Girl Scouts Destinations in Costa Rica
Outward Bound Costa Rica: Girl Scouts Destinations in Costa Rica

Experience an unforgettable adventure with fellow Girl Scouts from across the United States! Our GSUSA Des...

5.0

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - Universidad Veritas
API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - Universidad Veritas

Located in the central valley of Costa Rica, San José is a vibrant urban center in the heart of a serene and beautiful nation. Three volcanoes surround the city, and quain...

4.3

4 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
Study Abroad Reviews for Universidad Veritas: San José - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Universidad Veritas: San José - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The Center for International Programs (CIP) at VERITAS offers a wide variety of programs of different lengths in Costa Rica that can be combined and customized for differe...

4.3

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

CPI Heredia, founded in 1991, is located in San Joaquín de Flores. San Joaquín, a suburb of Heredia, is popular among those who wish to be away from the traffic, pollution...

4.8

2 reviews
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 Centro Linguistico Conversa: Santa Ana - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Centro Linguistico Conversa: Santa Ana - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Spanish Immersion in Costa Rica: Conversa has been helping students learn Spanish in Costa Rica since 1975. At Conversa we offer only the highest quality Spanish programs ...

4.7

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica
Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Get a taste of the "Tico" life and study Spanish & Development in San Jose! Learn More

From adventure seekers looking to hike the areas green mountains and valleys or go snorkeling along the coast, to students wanting to contribute to the countries efforts f...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for A-State Faculty-Led: World Language & Cultures - Spanish Immersion Program in Costa Rica
A-State Faculty-Led: World Language & Cultures - Spanish Immersion Program in Costa Rica

Spend 4 weeks in Costa Rica and study Spanish at Centro Panamericano de Idiomas, a language school that specializes in teaching Spanish to foreigners. Immersion classes ta...

5.0

1 review