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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 courtesy of IFSA-Butler

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
- Live with a Costa Rican 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
- Explore the outdoors by climbing a volcano or visit a tropical forest or waterfall
- Travel to San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, or other surrounding towns
- On-site orientation
Program Costs:
To find the last program fee, click on "Budget Sheet" above. Note that program fees are recalculated before every program.

You will pay SU tuition, with all loans and scholarships, for your program and IFSA-Butler room and board. You will need to pay for transportation costs in-country, books, etc.

You may be eligible for IFSA-Butler program specific scholarships. These are specific to IFSA-Butler and will include an additional application for the scholarship. 

Some estimated additional personal expenses may include laundry, toiletries, purchase of personal items and resources. 
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About GO Long
Immerse yourself in another culture by spending a semester off-campus on a GO Long program. With more than 80 approved options, you can find a setting that suits you, personally and academically. You can study with other Susquehanna students or live and study with local or international students in your host culture. The choice is yours. You’ll take a course the semester before you GO to get ready and reflect on your experiences the semester after you get back. GO Long programs are great opportunities for students looking to gain the experience of a semester in a different culture.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.