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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Fall, Fall-LateApplicant, Spring, Spring-LateApplicant
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: SU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
Costa Rica                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo provided by IFSA-Butler

Program Name: IFSA-Butler Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica

Program Highlights:
  • Spanish requirement:4 semesters of university-level Spanish or equivalent
  • Take courses solely in Spanish and take a Spanish language course to sharpen your skills
  • Optional courses on the social history and ecology of Costa Rica give you a deeper understanding of the country
  • Take courses in a wide array of subjects including accounting; biology; film and communication studies; economics; education; geography, gender studies; history; mathematics, philosophy; political science; psychology; religious studies; sociology
  • Live with a Costa Rican host family in a homestay to increase your cultural immersion
  • Join an intramural sports team or club to find your passion
  • Volunteer your time around Heredia and the surrounding area in a number of ways including supporting rural communities in education, building maintenance and emergency assistance; work with children from high-risk areas and assist with recycling efforts and sustainable development
  • Travel to San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, or other surrounding towns
  • Explore the outdoors by climbing a volcano or visit a tropical forest or waterfall
  • On-site orientation
Find out more...

You must obtain permission to study off campus by clicking the 'apply now' button. You should visit our website for more information or schedule an advising appointment with the GO Program (570-372-4697) or email

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.