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  • Locations: Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Short-Term Spring, Spring, Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/21/2020 05/06/2021
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/21/2020 12/11/2020

** 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, Arts, Biology, Culture, Dance, Dietetics & Nutrition, Ecology, Environmental Science, History, Internships, Latin American Studies, Politics, Sciences, Theater/Drama
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Kara Pike Inman, Stephanie Leroy
Program Description:
 
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Study in Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Live in a small seaside fishing town on the Pacific Ocean with ferry access to the Nicoya Peninsula
  • Enroll in Spanish courses, and/or in Ecological Studies courses—which include field experience and the opportunity to participate in independent research, internships, or volunteer activities at field-related institutions.
  •  Savor your proximity to breathtaking national parks and nature reserves.
  • Discover interesting and beautiful destinations on included field trips.
                                                                                                   
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
January (3-week session) 
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
Spanish Language and Literature Studies, Latin American Studies, and Ecology

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish
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