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Costa Rica

Spanish Immersion Program in Costa Rica

Term To Study: Summer 2013
Application Deadline: May 07, 2013
Program Starts: May 07, 2013
Program Ends: May 28, 2013
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
- Transportation
- Spanish Courses
- Two meals a day
- Laundry
- All excursions
- Health insurance
- Tours in San José
- Tours to beaches
- Rainforests
- Volcanoes
Surfing lessons
? Horseback rides
? Rafting
? Waterfalls
? Snorkeling

What is not Included: - 6 credits of Shepherd tuition
- other meals
- airport taxes and airline ancillary fees
- passport fees and visa fees (if applicable)
- souvenirs and personal spending monrey

costa rica_2013.pdf
Program Description

If you sign-up for Summer I classes, you can get up to six (6) credit hours in Spanish (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 rainforest, learn about the thousands of butterflies, examine the sloths, 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!
Payments: Deposit of $200 by December 06 (non-refundable) then installments starting January 15, 2013. Full payment expected by April 1st, 2013.

Non-US Passport holders should contact the faculty leader PRIOR to enrolling to verify any additional visa requirements.

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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