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  • Locations: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission 01/10/2025 05/10/2025

** 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:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: USAC Field of Study: Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Business, Dance, Dietetics & Nutrition, Ecology, Economics, Internships, Latin American Studies, Literature, Politics, Sciences, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.5 High Impact Experiences: Internship
Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Megan Hinson
Program Description:
   
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Study abroad in Heredia, Costa Rica

Heredia
 
Study and explore the language and culture by selecting courses ranging from four levels of Spanish to ecological and Latin American studies, and participating in volunteer and internship opportunities. 

Take advantage of outdoor recreation by taking a selfie with a sloth on the Caribbean coast, and explore the vast rainforest, volcanoes, nature reserves, and other beautiful areas of Costa Rica on field trips. 

Immerse yourself in the local culture by practicing your Spanish by spending time with local students. 

Enjoy the benefits of easy access to the cultural, historic, and urban highlights of the capital city, San Jose, and the Pacific Ocean.

What's included

Tuition and fees
Housing information assistance
Personalized pre-departure advising
Visa guidance
Parental support and advisement
Scholarship advising and assistance
Transcript assistance
Student health insurance
Local travel resources, tips, suggestions
24-hour emergency support
And more...

 



 
 

        Instruction        

 

Terms available

 

Credit-earning options

English
Spanish
  Spring
Summer
Fall
Yearlong
  Undergraduate
 
 
Learn More About The USAC Heredia Program
 
 
Historically, USAC awards more than $2 million in scholarships, grants, and discounts annually.  
USAC is an award-winning nonprofit international education provider. Since 1982, USAC has provided affordable, valuable study abroad programs that enable you to enhance your academics while providing opportunities and lessons that build interpersonal, time-management, problem-solving, and adaptability skills that will aid in your career development.