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  • Locations: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcos Learning Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2023 03/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2023-2024 03/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2024 10/15/2023 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad Provider Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Foreign Language
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Home-Stay Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Freshman, Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Accounting, Art History, Arts, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Economics, English, Graphic Design, Latin American Studies, Liberal Studies, Media Studies, Peace & Justice Studies, Political Science, Spanish, Theatre, Women's Studies
Program Description:

Arcos Learning Abroad - Mexico
Program Overview

Study abroad in the fascinating colonial city of Oaxaca, Mexico, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Surrounded by lush mountains and indigenous villages, Oaxaca is an ideal location for language immersion and exploring the pre-Hispanic past of the area. Experience the charms of this bohemian city, complete with hip cafes, art galleries, and an active live music scene. The Arcos Learning Abroad program offers a wide variety of academic options making this a desirable study abroad destination for a wide-range of students. Programs include tuition, housing with a homestay, excursions, cultural activities, insurance and dedicated resident directors.  


Academic Offerings

Arcos Learning Abroad offers a wide variety of academic options for students to choose from. Students earn 15 to 18 credits during a semester. Students can add a Winter Break or Summer session on to their semester program to earn additional credits. Listed below are the unique programming options available:

Spanish Language:
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language coursesarcos mexico 3
Electives in Spanish available in:
  • Literature
  • Social, Anthropological & Cultural Sciences
  • Business
  • History
  • Economics
  • Visual Arts
  • Health Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Writing
Electives in English available in:
  • History of Mesoamerica
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
Classes with Local Students:
  • Graphic Design
  • Communications
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Tourism Management
  • Computer Science
  • Pedagogy
  • Administration
  • Public Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Modern Languages
Schools of Record: University of Oaxaca - Mesoamericana University

Excursions & Cultural Activities   

arcos mexico 4Excursions:
  • Pacific Beach Trip
  • Monte Albán Pre-Hispanic Pyramids
  • Tlacolula Market & Teotitlán Artisan Village
  • El Tule Tree
  • Mountain Springs (Hierve el Agua)
  • Mitla Ruins

Cultural Activities:
  • City Tours
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Yoga Class
  • Latin Dance Class
  • Movie Night
  • Art Workshops
  • Bike Tour
  • Art Gallery Tours
  • Festivals
 
Arcos Learning Abroad - What's Included