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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer I, Summer II, Summer III
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer II 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer I 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider: AIFS Program Type: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing Eligibility: Junior 60+, Sophomore 30+ Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Field(s) of Study: Architecture, Art: Studio, Biological Sciences: Ecological, Business Administration, Chicano Studies, Communications, Economics, English, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, History, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish Financial Aid: Federal Aid, Loans, Scholarships
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
Spend a summer in the mellow and breathtaking city of San José, Costa Rica with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options at Veritas University, one of the most highly regarded private universities in Latin America. The university’s urban campus is just a short drive from lush rainforests, volcanoes, endearing sloths and stunning coastlines. 

Courses are taught in English and Spanish with no previous Spanish language study required.

Program options include Spanish Language and Latin American Culture Program or the Liberal Arts, Healthcare, and Environmental Sciences Program.

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 may include:
  • Welcome lunch
  • Tropical dance lessons 
  • Tour of the Teatro Nacional 
  • Visits to museums 
  • Tours of local markets 
  • Participation in a language exchange program with Costa Rican students 
  • Visit to the indigenous reserve of Quitirrisi 
  • Costa Rican cooking class 
  • Farewell dinner 
An optional, 2-day excursion to the Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs is also available.
 
 
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Over 50% of our participants receive financial support from AIFS!  
   
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.