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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Winter Intersession
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Intersession 2020 10/01/2019 ** 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 Areas of Study: Environmental Studies, Health Education, History, Latino and Latin American Studies, Peace Studies, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Family Stay Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 6-Non-degree/Other
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Type of Experience: *Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct/Program
Program Description:

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San José, Costa Rica
  • Earn 3 semester credits during a 2-week January term studying abroad in San José, Costa Rica.
  • Select a course from either Costa Rican Health Care System and Tropical Medicine or a social science course, Conflict Resolution and Health Care, both taught in English.
  • Homestay accommodations in San José with a Costa Rican family (includes internet access).
  • To help you get a true taste of Costa Rican culture, the AIFS team in San José arranges a variety of cultural and social activities such as a tour of the National Theater, walking tours and a visit to indoor markets to learn about Costa Rican food and produce.
  • An optional 3-day excursion to Manuel Antonio National Park is also available.
  • Transcripts issued by Veritas University. 
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants.  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.