January 29, 2020
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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 761 reviews
2. Heredia 487 reviews
3. Puntarenas 167 reviews
4. Traveling 163 reviews
5. Atenas 119 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Graduate Internship Seminar: Cross Cultural Learning in Costa Rica in Summer
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Graduate Internship Seminar: Cross Cultural Learning in Costa Rica in Summer

This graduate, doctoral level internship seminar will provide the context for an authentic cross-cultural experience. Students will embark on a two week field adventure in...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for A Broader View Volunteer Corp: Escazu - Volunteer Costa Rica Escazu, Teaching Education program
A Broader View Volunteer Corp: Escazu - Volunteer Costa Rica Escazu, Teaching Education program

As a teaching volunteer in Costa Rica you will significantly contribute to the welfare of the education system and get a new perspective of life in Costa Rica. Volunteers ...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester (Ages 17+)
Outward Bound Costa Rica: Coast to Coast Semester (Ages 17+)

What’s the best way to explore three Central American countries? Go on a cross-country expedition with Outward Bound Costa Rica and trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific!...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for IFSA: Heredia - Universidad Nacional Partnership
IFSA: Heredia - Universidad Nacional Partnership

Study for a semester or a year in one of the most naturally beautiful countries in the world. Situated in Heredia, the Universidad Nacionalcombines excellent academics wit...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for International TEFL and TESOL Training: Prep Courses so you can Teach English Worldwide
International TEFL and TESOL Training: Prep Courses so you can Teach English Worldwide

ITTT offers a world-renowned TEFL/TESOL certification course that equips you for the professional task of teaching English overseas, or in your home country.Our TEFL certi...

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 sp...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for A-State Faculty-Led: Biological Sciences - Biology Program in Costa Rica
A-State Faculty-Led: Biological Sciences - Biology Program in Costa Rica

The Neotropical bat Ecology will explore the new world tropics that are home to an incredible diversity of...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
Senegal: Belgium: Paraguay plus 18 other locations

InterFuture Scholars typically travel abroad during the second semester of their junior year. During an eight-month preparatory period, students design a cross-cultural re...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for University of Costa Rica: San Jose - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
University of Costa Rica: San Jose - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The University of Costa Rica since its foundation and especially in the first decades of its route over seven decades, has enjoyed international cooperation through agreem...

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 CSU: Costa Rica Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program
CSU: Costa Rica Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program

This program will provide students with an immersive experience in Costa Rica. Students will have the oppo...

4.5

1 review
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