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Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Business, Communication, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Health and Human Services, History, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Program: Affiliated
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Homestay
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Student Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Pass/Fail
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:
 

Costa Rica - San José

Spend a summer in the mellow and breathtaking city of San José, Costa Rica with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options at Veritas University, one of the most highly regarded private universities in Latin America. The university’s urban campus is just a short drive from lush rainforests, volcanoes, endearing sloths and stunning coastlines.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to High School Graduate, First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.5 GPA  Up to 8


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Where You'll Study

Veritas University has grown to become one of the most highly regarded private universities in Latin America. It specializes in creative industries and sustainability. The university’s programs reflect their training and dedication to best practices. Veritas has an urban campus, equipped with modern facilities, including both MAC & PC labs, a Digital Fabrication Lab, a wood and metal lab, a Bio-molecular laboratory, library, a materials store and a student cafeteria.

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources

Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE.)
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral we include
carbon offsets for all participant's return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and making our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs (Add on)
  • and more.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 03/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission 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.