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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
  • Restrictions: UAF applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2023 09/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 09/30/2022 ** 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:
GPA Requirement: 2.75 Program Type: Study Abroad
Tuition Paid To: Included in Program Provider Fee Housing Fees Paid to: Included in Program Provider Fee
Housing Option(s): Homestay Areas of Study: Accounting, Anthropology, Art, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication, Computer and Information Technology Systems, Computer Science, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Education, Engineering Science, English, Environmental Studies, Film and Performing Arts, Geography, Geology and Geophysics, Health, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Justice, Linguistics, Marine Science and Limnology, Music, Natural Resources Management, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife, Women's and Gender Studies
Language of Instruction: Spanish UAA/UAS Eligible?: No
Program Description:

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Study Abroad in COSTA RICA







 Universidad Nacional






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   About the Program
    Nestled between mountains, Heredia offers a unique Latin American experience. You'll find great academic opportunities at top-ranked Universidad Nacional, all within the reach of ecological sites, national parks, beautiful beaches, and nearby hiking trails. So, sit back and enjoy a fresh cup of Costa Rican coffee as you embrace the Pura Vida.

About Heredia

Heredia offers a small town feel, yet close to big-city attractions. Located in central Costa Rica Heredia is known throughout the world for its coffee plantations and volcanic national parks. Visit tropical forests, picture-perfect waterfalls and gleaming rivers that surround the area. 

Program Benefits

 
  • Universidad Nacional combines excellent academics with extensive opportunities to get involved in campus life and the surrounding community
  • Join an exciting, diverse student body in smaller class sizes at an innovative university
  • Take advantage of special concentrations that focus on teacher education and environmental studies
  • You may cross-enroll in a variety of departments and take classes with Costa Rican students
  • Academic tutors available throughout the semester
  • Great program for ecology and environmental studies majors
  • Live and learn in one of the safest countries in Central America, a place with a small town feel and an outstanding natural environment
  • Great location to increase Spanish proficiency, and immerse in the local culture

Scholarships

IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.

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Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive Suite 200 
Indianapolis, IN 46278
1-800-858-0229
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org