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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliate
Language: English, Spanish Program Advisor: Theresa (Tess) Thrower, theresa.thrower@sru.edu
Program Description:
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Program Information:
As a study abroad student at Universidad Veritas, you will enroll in courses offered by the International Programs Center of the university. This means you will be offered a range of subjects from intensive Spanish (all levels) to Tropical Ecology to Business to Latin American design. Look forward to all of this and more:
  • Spanish instruction - Immerse yourself and practice Spanish with the locals or study Spanish in one of the many courses available.
  • Great excursions available - Take a day trip and/or a weekend excursion with fellow study abroad students. Wander the local markets or the city, explore the rainforest, and enjoy the authentic food.
  • Amazing location - Costa Rica is known for its tropical beauty. Explore the national parks, mountain villages, or beach towns. 
Academics:
Students take one Spanish Language Intensive course during the January-term for 5 U.S. credits in four weeks. They will be studying at the Universidad Veritas, where they are able to enroll in a variety of courses, taught in both Spanish and English. 

Student Life:
You will be studying in a fun and affordable city where there are a ton of things going on all the time. Go to concerts, movies, art shows, and more. Or, try your hand at intramural sports and salsa dancing lessons. Cooking classes are also available so that you can make authentic Costa Rican food. 

We will give you an extensive orientation program upon arrival so that you will adapt easily to living in a new culture. Become even more immersed in the culture while staying with your host family and living alongside Costa Rican locals. 

Highlights:
  • Classes with local professors
  • Learn Spanish -- no language prerequisite needed!
  • Explore the bustling city of San Jose
  • Live with a local family and immerse yourself in the culture
  • Explore Costa Rica with our many excursions
 
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SRU Program Requirements
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to study abroad, however, some SRU international partner institutions may require a higher GPA
  • There is no class level requirement for study abroad at SRU
  • Disciplinary files will be requested from the Office of Student Conduct, for each applicant, and will be taken into consideration during the review process.
  • Please make sure to check with the Financial Aid (if applicable) for academic and other requirements that pertain to potentially receiving aid during your study abroad experience. 
To apply for this program use the green 'Apply Now' button at the top or bottom of the page.  You will be prompted to log in after which you will be directed to the SRU study abroad application forms and other requirements. Once you have completed all required items, and your application has been reviewed and approved, you will be instructed to begin an application directly in the CISabroad application portal. Please do not begin an application with CISabroad until you have been first approved by SRU.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.