January 22, 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 757 reviews
2. Heredia 483 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 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 CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica

Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica is designed for students preparing to enter any healthcare field who would benefit from Spanish proficiency. This program of...

4.0

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 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 Máximo Nivel: Intensive Spanish Immersion
Máximo Nivel: Intensive Spanish Immersion

Our Native Spanish Program appeals to adventure seekers, working professionals, and entire families because we offer the most intensive and professional Spanish programs a...

3.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Language and Society Immersion Program
Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS): San José - Language and Society Immersion Program

While grammar and composition skills are fundamental to language learning, at ICADS there is much more. Here, language is a means with which to understand culture and to i...

3.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Reef Check: Worldwide - Ocean Education Program
Reef Check: Worldwide - Ocean Education Program

Reef Check has coordinators, teams, and EcoDiver training facilities in countries around the world. Since the first Reef Check coral reef monitoring survey in 1997, almost...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for ISA Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica
ISA Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica

San José, or Chepe, as it is lovingly called by locals, is the political, economic and cultural hub of Costa Rica. It is the perfect place for students to experience a bus...

2.8

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): San Joaquin de Flores - Instituto San Joaquin De Flores
API (Academic Programs International): San Joaquin de Flores - Instituto San Joaquin De Flores

San Joaquín de Flores is a charming, colorful and quaint colonial town located ten miles from San José. It is surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of Costa Rica. The smal...

4.3

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - International Center for Development Studies (ICDS)
API (Academic Programs International): San Jose - International Center for Development Studies (ICDS)
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Students choosing to study at the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) complete their coursework in both English and Spanish with other American study abroa...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Monteverde - Summer Tropical Ecology and Conservation
CIEE: Monteverde - Summer Tropical Ecology and Conservation

Spend the summer exploring Costa Rica’s diverse and imitable ecosystems and gain comprehensive insight into its conservation through theory, hands-on exposure, and direct ...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for ISEP Exchange: Heredia - Exchange Program at Universidad Nacional
ISEP Exchange: Heredia - Exchange Program at Universidad Nacional

The Universidad Nacional is aimed at meeting the needs of Costa Rican society. It furthers the integral development of the student through a humanistic curriculum based on...

4.8

2 reviews