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  • Locations: Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, January, Spring, Summer Session I, Summer Session II
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Homestay Language of Instruction: Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliated Program
Area of Study: Anthropology, Biology, Ecological Studies, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, History, Political Science, Studio Art, Theater Program Sponsorship Indicator: USAC
Program Description:
 
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Study in Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Live in a small seaside fishing town on the Pacific Ocean with ferry access to the Nicoya Peninsula
  • Enroll in Spanish courses, and/or in Ecological Studies courses—which include field experience and the opportunity to participate in independent research, internships, or volunteer activities at field-related institutions.
  •  Savor your proximity to breathtaking national parks and nature reserves.
  • Discover interesting and beautiful destinations on included field trips.
                                                                                                   
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
January (3-week session) 
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
Spanish Language and Literature Studies, Latin American Studies, and Ecology

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish
USAC is a non-profit organization that offers programs in 28 countries, with many locations unique for study abroad.
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 06/01/2021 06/01/2021 08/20/2021 12/10/2021
Spring 2022 11/01/2021 11/01/2021 01/14/2022 05/13/2022
Summer Session II 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer Session I 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022 03/03/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 04/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.