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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • 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 2022 07/01/2022 08/01/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 07/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students 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:
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Program Description:

Arcos Learning Abroad - Costa Rica
Program Overview

Study abroad in Costa Rica, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The program is based in Heredia, one of Costa Rica’s first colonial cities which is now a colorful and exciting university town outside of the capital, San José. Explore the verdant cloud forests and tropical coastlines while immersing yourself in the Spanish language and culture. 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 credits during a semester. Listed below are the unique programming options available:

Spanish Language & Culture:arcos costa rica 4
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language courses
Electives in Spanish available in: 
  • Latin American Civilization & Culture
  • Latin American Literature
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Business Spanish
  • Latin American Film 
  • Advanced Grammar 
  • Latin American History & Culture 
  • Conversation & Culture 
  • Written & Oral Communication
  • Conversation & Composition
Internships:
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Business
  • Social Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Hotel Managementarcos costa rica 3
  • Animal Studies
Electives in English
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality Management
  • Event Planning
Classes with Local Students:
  • Culture & Art
  • Business Administration
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Psychology
  • Interior Design

Excursions & Cultural Activities   

arcos costa rica 5Excursions:
  • Pacific Beach Trip
  • Rain Forest, Hot Springs & La Fortuna Waterfall (Arenal Volcano region)
  • Rainforest Zipline Canopy Tour
  • White-Water Rafting
  • Boquete, Panama

Cultural Activities:
  • San José City Tour
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Traditional Baking Class
  • Latin Dance Classes
  • Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Coffee Tour
  • Volunteering at public schools

 

Arcos Learning Abroad - What's Included