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AIFS Costa Rica: Veritas University
San Jose, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Restrictions: UW-Whitewater applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017
**
Rolling Admission 01/06/2018 05/05/2018
Academic Year 2018-2019 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Study Abroad Provider
Language of Instruction:
English, Foreign Language
Housing Options:
Home-Stay
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study:
Arts, Biology, Business, Communication, Criminal Justice, Cultural Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Health, History, International Business, International Relations, Internships, Latin American Studies, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Peace & Justice Studies, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Women's Studies
UW-W Recommended program for:
Political Science
Language Prerequisites:
No
Target Language:
Spanish
Internship Available:
No
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
  • Earn up to 23 credits per semester studying abroad in Costa Rica; no previous Spanish language study is required.
  • Live in a Costa Rican homestay.
  • Choose one of three available programs: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts and Environmental Science Program | Certificate of Knowledge Program | Spanish Language and Internship Program (with additional criteria/requirements).
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as walking tours, film club, illustrators club, a visit to the Teatro Nacional, cooking class, visits to local museums and markets and more; volunteer opportunities are also available.
  • Trips include a 3-day excursion to Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs Spa and Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, a 3-day visit to Manuel Antonio National Park and a day trip to tour a coffee plantation and visit La Marta Wildlife Refuge.
  • Optional excursions include a 2-day Sarapiquí hiking and rafting trip ($215) and 3-day visit to Granada, Nicaragua ($575).
  • Tuition and transcripts provided by the Universidad Veritas.
  • This program is available to high school graduates for Gap Year participation.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.