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AIFS Study Abroad in San Jose: Semester or Academic Year
San Jose, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Program Type: Affiliate
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Housing Options: Homestay Areas of Study: Architecture, Arts, Biology, Botany, Business, Communication, Criminology, Culture, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Film, Gender Studies, Health & Human Services, History, Hospitality Management, Interior Design, International Business, International Relations, Internships, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Peace & Conflict Studies, Photography, Political Science, Pre-Health, Psychology, Public Health, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Spanish
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San José, Costa Rica
  • Earn up to 23 credits per semester studying abroad in Costa Rica; no previous Spanish language study is required.
  • Live in a Costa Rican homestay.
  • Choose one of three available programs: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts and Environmental Science Program | Certificate of Knowledge Program | Spanish Language and Internship Program (with additional criteria/requirements).
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as walking tours, film club, illustrators club, a visit to the Teatro Nacional, cooking class, visits to local museums and markets and more; volunteer opportunities are also available.
  • Trips include a 3-day excursion to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs Spa and Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, a 3-day visit to Manuel Antonio National Park and a day trip to tour a coffee plantation and visit La Marta Wildlife Refuge.
  • Optional excursions include a 2-day Sarapiquí hiking and rafting trip ($215) and 3-day visit to Granada, Nicaragua ($575).
  • Tuition and transcripts provided by the Universidad Veritas.
  • This program is available to high school graduates for Gap Year participation.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 






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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** This program follows a rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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