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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/01/2019
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Program Type: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Apparel Studies, Architecture, Art, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (General), Business (International), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Communication, Community Health Promotion, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Criminal Justice, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, Fine Art, Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Gender Studies, Graphic Design, Health Science, History, Humanities, Interior Design, International Relations, Latin Amer. and Latino Studies, Law, Photography, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Recreation & Sport Management, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Homestay
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.