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AIFS in San Jose: Academic Year and Semester Programs
San Jose, Costa Rica
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Program: Affiliate
Program Type: Study Abroad Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Housing Options: Homestay Areas of Study: Arts, Business, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film, International Relations, Literature, Photography, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish
About the Program:
AIFS Study Abroad Promotion

Study Abroad in San José, Costa Rica with AIFS

Earn up to 21 credits through a wide variety of courses studying at Veritas University in San Jose, the lively capital of Costa Rica. Immerse yourself in Costa Rican life as you live with a local family in a homestay located within walking distance to campus. Enjoy a range of social and cultural activities including tours in and around San Jose, museum visits, dance lessons and trips to Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, a 3-day visit to Maunel Antonio National Park, as well as a trip to the Arenal Volcano, hot springs spa and Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Optional excursions include a 3-day trip to Bocas del Toro, Panama and a 2-day trip to the turtle reserve. Community volunteer opportunities are also available.

AIFS is recognized as the premium provider of study abroad programs. Program fees cover tuition and housing, with scholarship funding available. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Outbound or round-trip flights with major airlines are also available.

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Program Costs

The cost for participating in this affiliate program is determined by the provider and the estimate is listed on their website. You are also required to pay a small amount of student fees to NDSU for the term in order to be registered as a full-time student (or 3-6 credits for summer), but NDSU tuition is waived for the time of your participation. You are responsible for the additional costs for the application and course fees, airfare, housing and other living expenses if they are not included in the cost by the provider.

Financial aid and scholarships can be applied toward the costs for this program. See the financial aid and scholarships page for more information. You will be required to pay the program fees due directly to the provider. Check with the provider about payment deadlines and whether you can make adjustments to your deadline based on when your financial aid will be disbursed.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014** 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.