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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: IOP Fall, IOP Spring, IOP Year (academic), IOP Year (calendar)
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
IOP Year (calendar) 2020 09/09/2019
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
IOP Spring 2020 09/09/2019
**
Rolling Admission 02/02/2020 06/05/2020
IOP Fall 2020 05/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
IOP Year (academic) 2020-2021 05/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
IOP Year (calendar) 2021 09/07/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
IOP Spring 2021 09/07/2020 ** 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: 2.75 Click here for a definition of this term Class standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Language of instruction: Spanish Housing options: Home-stay
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of study: Art studio, Biological sciences, Chemistry, Economics, English, Environmental studies, History, Mathematics, Political science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Zoology
Program Description:

 Study Abroad in COSTA RICA with IFSA     

 

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     Universidad Nacional


About the program

Nestled between mountains, Heredia offers a unique Latin American experience. You'll find great academic opportunities at top-ranked Universidad Nacional, all within the reach of ecological sites, national parks, beautiful beaches, and nearby hiking trails. So, sit back and enjoy a fresh cup of Costa Rican coffee as you embrace the Pura Vida.

About Heredia

Heredia offers a small town feel, yet close to big-city attractions. Located in central Costa Rica Heredia is known throughout the world for its coffee plantations and volcanic national parks. Visit tropical forests, picture-perfect waterfalls and gleaming rivers that surround the area. 

Program Benefits

 
  • Universidad Nacional combines excellent academics with extensive opportunities to get involved in campus life and the surrounding community
  • Join an exciting, diverse student body in smaller class sizes at an innovative university
  • Take advantage of special concentrations that focus on teacher education and environmental studies
  • You may cross-enroll in a variety of departments and take classes with Costa Rican students
  • Academic tutors available throughout the semester
  • Great program for ecology and environmental studies majors
  • Live and learn in one of the safest countries in Central America, a place with a small town feel and an outstanding natural environment
  • Great location to increase Spanish proficiency, and immerse in the local culture

Scholarships

IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.

Take the next Step!

 

Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive Suite 200 
Indianapolis, IN 46278
1-800-858-0229
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org