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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Sol Education Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 03/01/2021 ** 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:
Areas of Study: Culture, Film, History, Internships, Latin American Studies, Literature, Spanish Language of Instruction: Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Minimum Class Standing: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Housing Type: Homestay Themes & Meta Majors: Arts, Humanities, and Media, Business and Entrepreneurship, Education and Teaching, Programs with (Optional) Internships, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Short-Term/Summer Programs under $2,500
Program Description:

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Program Overview

Study abroad in Costa Rica, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The program is based in Heredia, one of Costa Rica’s first colonial cities which is now a colorful and exciting university town outside of the capital, San José. Explore the verdant cloud forests and tropical coastlines while immersing yourself in the Spanish language and culture. The Sol Education Abroad (SOL) program offers a wide variety of academic options making this a desirable study abroad destination for a wide-range of students. Programs include tuition, housing with a homestay, excursions, cultural activities, insurance and dedicated resident directors.


Academic Offerings

SOL offers a wide variety of academic options for students to choose from. Students earn 3 credits per program session. Multiple summer sessions are offered allowing students to extend their study abroad experience. Listed below are the unique programming options available:

Spanish Language & Culture:
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language coursessol costa rica 8
Electives in Spanish available in: 
  • Latin American Civilization & Culture
  • Latin American Literature
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Business Spanish
  • Latin American Film 
  • Advanced Grammar 
  • Latin American History & Culture 
  • Conversation & Culture 
  • Written & Oral Communication
  • Conversation & Composition
Internships:
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Business
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Hotel Management
  • Animal Studies
School of Record: Latin University of Costa Rica

Excursions & Cultural Activities   

SOL spain 8Excursions:
  • Pacific Beach Trip
  • Rain Forest, Hot Springs & La Fortuna Waterfall (Arenal Volcano region)
  • Rainforest Zipline Canopy Tour
  • White-Water Rafting
  • Boquete, Panama (optional excursion)

Cultural Activities:
  • City Tours
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Latin Dance Class
  • Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Volunteering at public schools
  
 
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