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San José, Costa Rica


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Program Provider:
Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University (IFSA)
Duration:
  • Semester 1 (Feb-July)
  • Semester 2 (July-Dec)

Requirements:
  • GPA - 3.0
  • 4 semesters of university-level Spanish

Academics:
  • Students must take a mandatory Advanced Spanish class
  • Students can select an optional Costa Rican Culture and Civilization course
  • All other courses will be taken at the Universidad de Costa Rica.
  • Vibrant campus close to the heart of downtown San José.
  • Opportunities to volunteer in various fields

Housing
  • Students will live with a carefully selected Costa Rican host family

Links:
Butler - Costa Rica Overview
Butler - San José

Universidad de Costa Rica

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Program Provider:
International Studies Abroad (ISA)
Duration:
  • Intensive month + Spring 2 (Early Mar - Late Jun)
  • Intensive month + Fall 2 (Late Aug - Late Dec)

Requirements:
  • GPA - 2.5

Academics:
  • Students will take the "Spanish Language Intensive Month at Veritas" before continuing with the trimester program, "Spanish Language and Electives at Veritas"
  • For beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.
  • All classes are at Veritas University with American and other international students.
  • Students may complete up to three courses of college level Spanish as well as additional electives in various fields

Housing
  • Students will live with a carefully selected Costa Rican host family

Links:
ISA - San José
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