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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • 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 01/12/2024 05/09/2024
Fall 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024 ** 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.
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 Type of Program: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Anthropology, Art, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (General), Dance, English, Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Health Science, Latin Amer. and Latino Studies, Plant Science, Political Science, Spanish Program Duration: 4-8 Weeks, Academic Year, Semester
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: $385/any term, STAB Scholarship
Housing Options: Homestay COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (USAC); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:
 
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Students in Heredia
 
Study in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Enjoy easy access to the cultural, historic, and urban highlights of the capital city, San José, and to the Pacific Ocean.
 
  • Select courses ranging from four levels of Spanish to ecological studies.
 
  • Explore interesting and beautiful areas of Costa Rica on field trips.
 
  • Participate in clubs and organizations at the university.
 
  • Practice your Spanish by spending time with local students.
 
  • Discover other parts of Costa Rica and neighboring countries on the optional tours.

     
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Quick Details
 
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
Spanish Language and Literature, Latin American Studies, & Ecological Studies, 

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish

 
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