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  • Locations: Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: EAP Fall, EAP Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
EAP Spring 2020 06/27/2019
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
EAP Fall 2020 01/30/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
EAP Spring 2021 04/23/2020 ** 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. If the deadline has recently passed, you may wish to complete the Extension Request Form for a possible extension.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.85 Click here for a definition of this term Good academic standing required?: No
Click here for a definition of this term Class standing: 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Graduate Course pre-requisites: Four (4) BIO courses, including one (1) upper-div BIO
Language of instruction: English, Spanish Housing options: Camping, Dormitory / affiliated residences, Home-stay
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of study: Biological sciences, Environmental studies, Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Advisor: Cecilia Nunez
Financial aid available?: Yes Click here for a definition of this term GEs Pre-Approved: Intellectual Experience G: Global Awareness
GE Badges Pre-Approved:
Program Description:

Rigorous experiential program combines lectures in the forest, individualized instruction, field trips, lab work and independent research. Famous for turning students into scientists. Semester program requires reading course before departure.

It is strongly recommended that students complete a course in statistics and a biology course with a laboratory component before departure.