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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
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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
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/02/2020 08/08/2020

** 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.
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 Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 1-6 Credit Hours, Between 6-12 Credit Hours Area of Study: Architecture, Art, Business (Economics), Business (General), Communication, Community Health Promotion, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, Health Science, History, Latin Amer. and Latino Studies, Law, Photography, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish
Program Duration: 4-8 Weeks 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
Spend the summer in the lively capital of San José, Costa Rica with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 10 credits while studying at Veritas University. Courses are taught in English and Spanish with no previous Spanish language study required.

You’ll begin or improve your Spanish in a Spanish Language and Latin American Culture course. Specialized Spanish courses in business, health and law enforcement are also available. 

Live in a homestay within walking distance of campus where you will have your own bedroom. Your host family will provide a weekly laundry wash and will also provide you with breakfast and dinner daily.

Cultural and social activities will include:
  • Walking tours of San José
  • Costa Rican cooking classes
  • Visits to local museums and historical sites
  • 3-day trip to Manuel Antonio National Park, where you will explore some of the most beautiful beaches on the Central Pacific coast.
An optional, 2-day excursion to the great Arenal Volcano and hot springs spa is also available.
 
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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.