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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Fall, Summer, Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad 
  • Restrictions: Iowa State applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer, Winter
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 01-Mar-2020
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Rolling Admission 30-May-2020 08-Aug-2020
Fall 2020 01-Mar-2020
**
Rolling Admission 26-Sep-2020 19-Dec-2020
Summer 2021 01-Mar-2021 02-Mar-2021 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Cruz, Peter Housing Options: Dormitory, Homestay
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.6 Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Host Country Language: Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Sponsor: CEA
Click here for a definition of this term ISU Course: INTED Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Program Type: Direct
Program Description:

Study Abroad in San José

Take a deep dive into environmental issues in a country that's renowned for its amazing biodiversity while improving your Spanish language fluency and discovering local culture. Along with environmental science courses, you'll choose from a range of liberal arts courses with a Costa Rican focus in areas such as economics, health sciences, political science, photography, and cultural studies. Designed for all levels of proficiency, you'll take one or more Spanish language courses and choose from a range of electives taught in English. Students at the advanced Spanish language level may choose to take electives taught in Spanish. An Early Start option, offered for semester programs, helps you jump start your Spanish language skills before the semester begins.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Semester  All levels of Spanish; Min 2.60 GPA; High School Graduate  14-19
 Summer  All levels of Spanish; Min 2.60 GPA; High School Graduate
 3-14


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Where You'll Study

Our partner institution, Veritas University, is known for its commitment to students from around the world; about 25% of the 2,000-member student body is international. Veritas offers a range of courses in fields like architecture, business, cultural studies, design, environmental science, health sciences, studio arts, and zoology. Courses are taught in English, and Spanish Language courses are available for all levels. The spacious, modern campus is located in the quiet Zapote District, just east of downtown San José and home to the Casa Presidencial. Students receive a transcript from Veritas University upon completion of their program.

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Airport Pickup
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • and more

Funding Options

CEA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and vouchers. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding



CEA funding resources: http://www.ceastudyabroad.com/students/financing.html