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 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 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 Tico Lingo: Heredia - Spanish Language Program
Tico Lingo: Heredia - Spanish Language Program

Tico Lingo offers the most personalized and immersive Spanish programs in Costa Rica offering students a relaxed learning atmosphere with small classrooms, free coffee, an...

5.0

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

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

5.0

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 EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
Tokyo, Japan: Nice, France: Paris, France 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

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CGEE: Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement
CGEE: Social Change in Central America: Exploring Peace, Justice, and Community Engagement

This multi-country semester study abroad program, defined by an experiential methodology and unique approach to community engagement, offers students a provocative and ins...

4.7

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program
BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program

Arriving in Costa Rica, you sense there's a bigger picture than just the scenery. You are about to be immersed into the diversity of Latin America’s history. You’ll step i...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
Indonesia: Dominican Republic: Costa Rica plus 8 other locations

It wouldn’t be an adventure without exciting destinations. We have some great places for teen community se...

5.0

1 review
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