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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Class Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study: Culture, Film, History, Latin American Studies, Literature, Spanish Accommodations: Homestay
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 Offeringsarcos costa rica 9

Students earn 3 credits during the Winter Break. Listed below are the course options available:

Spanish Language & Electives:
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language courses
  • Latin American Literature
  • Latin American Civilization & Culture


Excursions & Cultural Activities   

arcos costa rica 7Excursions:
  • Rain Forest, Hot Springs & La Fortuna Waterfall (Arenal Volcano region)
  • Rainforest Zipline Canopy Tour
  • White-Water Rafting

Cultural Activities:
  • City Tour
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Latin Dance Class
  • Wildlife Rescue Center
  • Coffee Tour

 

 
Arcos Learning Abroad - What's Included
 
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Term 2022 11/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 12/26/2021 01/09/2022

** 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.