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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: January Intersession
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
January Intersession 2024 11/01/2023 ** 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.
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: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Megan Hull Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Community Health Promotion, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, History, Humanities, Latin Amer. and Latino Studies, Political Science, Public Policy, Sociology
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
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:

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San José, Costa Rica
  • Earn 3 semester credits during a 2-week January term studying abroad in San José, Costa Rica.
  • Select a course from either Costa Rican Health Care System and Tropical Medicine or a social science course, Conflict Resolution and Health Care, both taught in English.
  • Homestay accommodations in San José with a Costa Rican family (includes internet access).
  • To help you get a true taste of Costa Rican culture, the AIFS team in San José arranges a variety of cultural and social activities such as a tour of the National Theater, walking tours and a visit to indoor markets to learn about Costa Rican food and produce.
  • An optional 3-day excursion to Manuel Antonio National Park is also available.
  • Transcripts issued by Veritas University. 
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants.  
   
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.