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Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Spanish Immersion Program

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2018
Program Starts: May 06, 2018
Program Ends: May 22, 2018
Major 1: Foreign Language / Literature Spanish
Subject 1:
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $1,950
Program Locations: San Jose
Contact Phone: 304-876-5346
Contact Name: Dr. Berenschot
Contact Email:
What is Included: - Roundtrip Airfare from a Washington DC area airport
- Transportation
- Lodging
- Most meals
- All excursions

Please note: dates and program fee are tentative and are subject to change.
What is not Included: - Transportation to and from Washington DC area airport
- 6 credits of Shepherd tuition
- Shepherd University Travel Health Insurance
- Some meals
- Passport fees and visa fees (if applicable)
- Souvenirs and personal spending monrey
- Gratuities

Estimated Costs: 1950
Payments: Deposit of $200 by December 1 (non-refundable) then installments starting January 15, 2018. Full payment expected by May 1st, 2018.
Program Description

Up to 6 credits. You will be able to transfer credit for Spanish 101, 102, 203 or 204, included in the price (depending on your current level). You can take an additional 3 credits if you register for Summer (tuition paid separately). You will learn about the culture, economy and history of Costa Rica. You will sample the local food, zip-line over the rain-forest, rafting IV rapids, learn about the thousands of butterflies, and see capuchin monkeys in action. You will even be able to catch some rays on the Pacific coast. Bring your friends or make new friends for life in this adventure of a lifetime!

Quick Facts

Population: 4636348
Capital: San Jose
Per-capita GDP: $ 12100
Size: 51100 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 06:00 hours) Central Time (US & Canada)

US State Department

Travel Warning: NO

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