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  • Locations: San Ramon, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer Session 1, Summer Session 2
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer Session 1 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies 05/29/2020 07/12/2020
Summer Session 2 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies 07/04/2020 08/07/2020

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Cristina Sosa Click here for a definition of this term Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Click here for a definition of this term Fields of Study: Anthropology, Biology, Comparative Literature, Culture, Dance, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Internship, Nutrition, Political Science, Public Health, Science, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Key Word Search: Program Scholarships Available
Click here for a definition of this term Host Institution: Universidad de Costa Rica Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English, Spanish
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Program Provider: USAC
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad Click here for a definition of this term In Classes With: All US Students
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing: Grad Student, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Family Home Stay
Program Description:
 
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Southern Costa Rica Tour, San Ramon
 
Study in San Ramón, Costa Rica
  • Study upper-division science courses in an ideal location for ecology, biology and health science majors who also want to develop their Spanish language skills. Small class sizes and many opportunities for fieldwork, independent research, internships and/or volunteering complement the classroom experience.
  •  Get hands-on experiential learning about local flora and fauna in field study courses.
  • Explore interesting, beautiful areas of Costa Rica on field trips.
  • Enjoy a small town atmosphere with easy access to the best of Costa Rica: cultural, historic, and urban highlights as well as the Pacific coast.

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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions 
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
Life and Health Sciences, Spanish Language, and Latin American Studies

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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