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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/15/2019 ** Varies 01/04/2020 03/28/2020

** 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: Architecture and Design, Art, Communication, Culture, Dance, Economics, Environmental Sciences, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, International Relations, Latin American Studies, Management, Marine Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Public Health, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Host Institution: Veritas University
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: CIS Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term In Classes With: Mostly International Students,Mostly Host Country Students Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing: 1st Semester Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Family Home Stay
Program Description:
 
 
On our Semester in Costa Rica program you’ll study in English or Spanish at Universidad Veritas, a local university in bustling and beautiful San Jose. Use the capital city as your launch pad to explore nearby volcanoes and rainforests in your free time. Get to know Costa Rican culture while sipping some of the best coffee in the world with classmates at a local cafe. We’ll show you the true meaning of “Pura Vida” through eye-opening cultural activities and breath-taking excursions.
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