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  • Locations: Monteverde, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: EAP Fall, EAP Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
EAP Fall 2023 03/25/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: This term and program are included among a set of terms and programs for which students will be selected exclusively on a first-come-first-served basis across the UC sytem. We encourage students to complete the requirements as early as they can to secure a spot. Students can reach out to advisors to ask about space or to explore alternative programs.
EAP Spring 2024 04/20/2023 ** 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 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: 2-Sophomore, 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, Film & Media 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
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.