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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • 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 2024 11/01/2023
**
Rolling Admission 01/07/2024 05/03/2024
Fall 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2025 11/01/2024 ** 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: Madison Barnes, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Madison Barnes, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Type of Program: Internship Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: American Studies, Apparel Studies, Architecture, Art, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (Entrepreneurship), Business (General), Business (International), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Communication, Community Health Promotion, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, 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, Philosophy, Photography, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, 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 Click here for a definition of this term Automatic Discounts: $200/summer, $400/semester
Housing Options: Homestay COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (AIFS/GE); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:
 

Costa Rica: Veritas University

Spend a semester or academic year in the lively capital city of San José, Costa Rica, with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options at the Universidad Veritas, one of the most highly respected universities in Latin America. Located on an urban campus, the university is home to a diverse student population of nearly 2,000, including several hundred international students.

 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 16 or 20


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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 and 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

  • Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs Spa, and Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Tour, and Grecia & Sarchi Artisans
  • 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.

Learn more about funding