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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: IOP Fall, IOP Spring, IOP Year (academic)
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
IOP Fall 2024 05/07/2024
**
Rolling Admission 08/31/2024 12/21/2024
IOP Year (academic) 2024-2025 05/07/2024
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
IOP Spring 2025 09/09/2024 ** Rolling Admission 01/04/2025 05/03/2025

** 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: 2.50 Click here for a definition of this term Class standing: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Language of instruction: English, Spanish Housing options: Home-stay
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of study: Art history, Art studio, Biological sciences, Business administration, Economics, English, Environmental studies, Film and media studies, History, International studies, Legal studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish
Program Description:
 

Costa Rica: Veritas University

Spend a semester or academic year in the lively capital city of San José, Costa Rica, with AIFS Abroad! Study a variety of academic program options at the Universidad Veritas, one of the most highly respected universities in Latin America. Located on an urban campus, the university is home to a diverse student population of nearly 2,000, including several hundred international students.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to High School Graduate, First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.5 GPA  Up to 16 or 20


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Where You'll Study

Veritas University has grown to become one of the most highly regarded private universities in Latin America. It specializes in creative industries and sustainability. The university’s programs reflect their training and dedication to best practices. Veritas has an urban campus, equipped with modern facilities, including both Mac and PC labs, a Digital Fabrication Lab, a wood and metal lab, a Bio-molecular laboratory, library, a materials store and a student cafeteria.

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources

Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE).
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral, we include
carbon offsets for all participants' return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and make our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs Spa, and Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Poás Volcano, Doka Coffee Tour, and Grecia & Sarchi Artisans
  • and more.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding