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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Spring / Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring / Summer 2021 01/29/2021 02/01/2021 05/17/2021 06/24/2021
Spring / Summer 2022 01/28/2022 02/04/2022 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Marine Science Housing: Homestay, Hotel
Program Type: Field of Study, Study Abroad
Program Description:

Study Abroad in San José

Find yourself captivated by Costa Rica’s natural beauties and rich biodiversity! This program is designed for students of all language levels who are interested in exploring topics in Marine Biology in Costa Rica, a renowned leader in the field of environmental conservation. You’ll have the unique opportunity to build understanding of the region’s tropical characteristics, marine ecosystems, biodiversity and environmental issues through field trips and fieldwork.

Methodology includes online coursework that begins prior to travelling to Costa Rica and fieldwork once you arrive onsite.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Short Term Min 2.6 GPA, High School Graduate, All Language Levels  6


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Where You'll Study

Our partner institution, Veritas University, is known for its commitment to students from around the world; about 25% of the 2,000-member student body is international. Veritas offers a range of courses in fields like architecture, business, cultural studies, design, environmental science, health sciences, studio arts, and zoology. Courses are taught in English, and Spanish Language courses are available for all levels. The spacious, modern campus is located in the quiet Zapote District, just east of downtown San José and home to the Casa Presidencial. Students will receive a transcript from Veritas University upon completion of their program.

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Airport Pickup
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • and more

Funding Options

CEA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and vouchers. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding