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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad 
  • Dates / Deadlines
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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What's Included

CEA offers a wide variety of services and amenities, Below is a list of what is included in your program price.

  • MyCEA Account
  • Pre-departure Assistance
  • Airport Reception
  • Onsite Orientation
  • International Staff Support
  • Housing
  • Excursions
  • Cultural Activities
  • and more...

Excursions

  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Póas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
  • Puerto Viejo
  • and more...

Study Abroad with CEA in San José, Costa Rica

Veritas University

This program is designed for students of all language levels who wish to either immerse in the Costa Rican culture and become more comfortable with the Spanish language, or study environmental sciences in a country that is a renowned world leader in the field of environmental conservation. Depending on the chosen subject area, this program will provide a comprehensive base in the liberal arts while giving students the opportunity to gain further insight into Latin America or gain an extraordinary insight into the rich biodiversity of Costa Rica.

Session/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester
Credits
Semester All Language Levels; 2.6 GPA 14 - 20
Early Start Sem. All Language Levels; 2.6 GPA 22 - 25
Summer All Language Levels; 2.6 GPA 3 - 13

Experience San José

Costa Rica is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to west; in between, you'll find everything from lush cloud forests to sunny beaches, rural villages to thriving urban centers. The capital city of San José is home to about 1.6 million people and is situated in the Central Valley, guarded by majestic volcanoes and tropical rainforests. This democratic nation takes great pride in the fact that it has more teachers than policemen, and has not had a standing army in more than 50 years. br/>
Renowned for its natural beauty, enlightened conservation, and friendly people, Costa Rica draws visitors from all over the world. CEA students can look forward to experiencing the Costa Rican attractions and lifestyle through trips to Arenal Volcano, natural hot springs, and waterfalls. They'll explore tropical forests and experience first-hand the unique Afro-Costa Rican culture of Puerto Viejo.

 

CEA provides study abroad programs in 12 countries and 21 cities around the world. Contact your CEA Admissions Counselor today: 1-800-266-4441



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 CEA application portal. Please do not begin an application with CEA until you have been first approved by SRU.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2019-2020 11/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring Semester 2020 11/22/2019 11/22/2019 TBA TBA

** Indicates 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.