December 11, 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 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
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 bats and Costa Rica is home to over 100 species.  La Suerte Biol...

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 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 opportunity to explore the diverse landscapes and biodiversity of Cos...

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 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 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. He...

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 KIIS: Costa Rica - Experience Costa Rica, Summer Program
KIIS: Costa Rica - Experience Costa Rica, Summer Program

Costa Rica offers students a challenging academic travel through breathtaking scenery, stirring cultural immersion, immense biodiversity, and a variety of exhilarating eve...

4.2

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Leadership Development and Community Engagement in Costa Rica
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Leadership Development and Community Engagement in Costa Rica

Conservation and economic development are challenges of the 21st Century that  require leaders engaged with local communities.  In this course we introduce students to thi...

3.5

2 reviews