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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 II 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer I 2020 04/01/2020 ** 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 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.