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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • Please see application instructions for this program below.
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Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Biological Sciences, Botany, Business, Communication, Criminology, Culture, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Film, Gender Studies, Health and Human Services, History, Hospitality Management, Interior Design, International Business, International Relations, Internship, Latin American Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management Studies, Marine Science, Marketing, Peace and Conflict Studies, Photography, Political Science, Pre-Health, Product Design, Psychology, Public Health, Religion/Theology, 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 Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Pass/Fail
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Internship, Study Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
  • Earn up to 23 credits per semester studying abroad in Costa Rica; no previous Spanish language study is required.
  • Live in a Costa Rican homestay.
  • Choose one of three available programs: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts and Environmental Science Program | Certificate of Knowledge Program | Spanish Language and Internship Program (with additional criteria/requirements).
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as walking tours, film club, illustrators club, a visit to the Teatro Nacional, cooking class, visits to local museums and markets and more; volunteer opportunities are also available.
  • Trips include a 3-day excursion to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs Spa and Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, a 3-day visit to Manuel Antonio National Park and a day trip to tour a coffee plantation and visit La Marta Wildlife Refuge.
  • Optional excursions include a 2-day Sarapiquí hiking and rafting trip and 4-day visit to Bocas del Toro, Panama.
  • Tuition and transcripts provided by the Universidad Veritas.
  • This program is available to high school graduates for Gap Year participation.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 



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