Study Abroad Programs in Costa Rica

Find your dream Study Abroad Program in Costa Rica at Abroad101 and this directory of Study Abroad Programs, Rankings and Reviews.  Future students are drawn to Abroad101 for the reviews from returning students.  Using the popular 1-5 star scale, ... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.5
Based on 59 Reviews
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I gained much greater confidence in traveling alone as a female and thoroughly enjoyed my first experience of it. Costa Rica is very safe with great and affordable transport that makes it perfect for firsttime travelers. - University of Houston View Entire Review
I've learned how to be more enviornmentally cautions about my decisions, I've learned more Spanish than I could imagine. It was so worth while, I would so do this again. - Winona State University View Entire Review
Past Review Pura Vida
I have learned so much about my self and about the world in just a few short months. I have been able to further my education more than I could in the states. - Ohio University View Entire Review
This experience was absolutely worth every penny I spent. I gained a better understanding of the Spanish language, the ability to comprehend Spanish without translating it into English in my head, and a love for the people and the country that will never go away. - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
I gained a lot of independence while I was down there. I also honed in on what I wanted to do with my degrees - clean water programs. It was incredibly worthwhile. - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
A new language. A global perspective. Lifelong friendships. - Lehigh University View Entire Review
I learned that there's more than meets the eyes and traveling isn't a privilege but a right everyone should have but unfortunately can't. - The Catholic University of America View Entire Review
yes it was worthwhile - Northern Kentucky University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Study Abroad Programs in Costa Rica
This experience was 100% worthwhile. I learned so much more by being abroad than I had ever expected. I learned how to become more independent, I learned about some important challenges facing this planet and our society, and I improved my ability to speak spanish. I truly believe that this program has changed how I want to live... - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Past Review Majestic
I learned so much. Not just a language but had the whole cultural experience. Helped me find myself more in depth, and help me decide on my next journey. - Wagner College View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
I gained more of an open mind on our world and a different perspective on the way other people live. It also made you realize how fortunate we are to be able to have the opportunities that we do. It was very worthwhile - University of Maryland - Baltimore County / UMBC View Entire Review
I gained much more confidence in my spanish speaking. It was so incredible! I did not let the price stop me. - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
A new language - Wayne State University View Entire Review
Past Review Unforgettable
People need Jesus! - University of Houston View Entire Review
I learned a new language, have a broader perspective about many new things because I have seen them through another cultures eyes, gained another family, tasted new foods... There are too many things to type but I have been changed for the better. My experience here has set a course for how I plan to live when I return to the U.... - Texas A&M University–Central Texas View Entire Review
Totally worthwhile. My spanish improved so much and I was able to see so many new and different things. Studying abroad has made me want to travel so much more in my life. - Grand Valley State University View Entire Review
I gained greater Spanish skills and more confidence in myself. - University of North Texas View Entire Review
My Spanish drastically improved, I became a traveler, I grew up. View Entire Review
Past Review Pura Pinche Vida
So. much. You learn so much about yourself in the context of another culture and how people, despite different cultures and social structures are so different yet so similar. Come with an open mind and the amount you will gain is infinite. - Texas State University-San Marcos View Entire Review
Past Review Pura Vida
My experience was absolutely worthwhile. I gained foreign language skills that classes in the United States would not be able to give me, was able to explore a new culture and become more open minded because of it, and was able to expand my comfort zone. - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
Past Review Go Sol
My experience was so worthwhile. I pushed myself and really challenged myself. I would have not traded it for anything. - Missouri State University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Study Abroad Programs in Costa Rica
I have gained much needed confidence in my Spanish abilities. This trip was well worth every ounce of stress and coin. - Eastern Kentucky University View Entire Review
Possibly the most worthwhile thing that I have done thus far in my life. I got to generate relationships with people that I never would have gotten to even meet if I hadn't chosen this program. It also helped me cherish my relationships more with the people at home as well. - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
Past Review Just Do It!
Yes! I can speak with confidence. - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
I learned how people in another culture live day to day and how their values and lifestyle differs from the US. I got way more comfortable speaking spanish with native speakers, and became a better listener - University of Houston View Entire Review

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Find your dream Study Abroad Program in Costa Rica at Abroad101 and this directory of Study Abroad Programs, Rankings and Reviews.  

Future students are drawn to Abroad101 for the reviews from returning students.  Using the popular 1-5 star scale, individual reviews provide a total rating, which are then averaged and displayed in directories.  Individual review details give ratings on all aspects of the program: academics, housing, food, program administration and the environment, plus student support before and after the experience abroad.  This insight can be reassuring to students and help them not only pick a program, but feel comfortable in their choices.  For parents, the reviews provide a level of comfort about the provider, the destination and study abroad in general.

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