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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • 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:

On Summer in Costa Rica, you will study in English and take Spanish-language classes at a local university in bustling San José, the capital of Costa Rica. In your free time, you can explore nearby volcanoes, go zip-lining in the rain forest, and get to know Costa Rican culture while sipping some of the best coffee in the world with classmates at a local café!

Get excited about:
  • Perfect location – You’ll be minutes from the heart of San Jose, so you can easily explore the city, as well as the beautiful nearby national parks, picturesque mountain villages, and relaxed beach towns that make Costa Rica famous!
  • Great excursions – A day trip and a weekend excursion with your fellow study abroad students are included in the program. Take a city tour, wander through the local markets, and try some exotic tropical fruit as you explore the rain forest for the perfect summer abroad in Costa Rica.
     
  • Awesome classes in English – Study the Costa Rican health care system, human rights in Latin America, ecotourism, cultural photography, and international economic integration in Latin America, all in English.
     
Academics:
Summer in Costa Rica at Universidad Veritas offers varied courses that help you earn credit toward graduation while gaining fluency in Spanish. Veritas is a great place to learn more about Costa Rica’s history, culture, environment, politics, and more!

We have three amazing study options for you in our Summer in Costa Rica program! A four-week Spanish language intensive program in which you will take one Spanish language course; a five-week language and culture program in which you will take one Spanish language program and one elective course; and an eight-week Spanish language and culture program in which you will take two Spanish language courses and one elective.


Highlights:
  • One of the most biodiverse countries on the planet
  • Courses taught in English and Spanish - study Spanish in Costa Rica, the best way to learn!
  • Excursions throughout Costa Rica
  • Wide course selection, from Business to Tropical Ecology to Photography
  • Study at a highly ranked private university in San Jose
  • Live with a local family
  • Explore the bustling capital city of San José
  • Cooking classes, dance classes, and sports events help you bond with your classmates
 
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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.