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IFSA-Butler: Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica
Heredia, Costa Rica (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Calendar Year,
Fall,
Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Calendar Year,
Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider:
IFSA - Butler
Program Term(s):
Semester/Year
Minimum Class Standing:
Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Prerequisites:
Yes
Previous Language Study Req?:
Yes
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Language courses offered:
Spanish
Housing Options:
Homestay
Areas of Study:
Art, Biology, Business Adminstration, Chemistry, Ecology, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies/Sustainability, Geography, History, Latin American Studies, Math/Statistics, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Spanish Language & Literature, Theatre/Drama, Zoology
Program Design: Direct Enroll, Study Center
Additional Program Options:
Volunteer
Program Description:
Location
Heredia, Costa Rica
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When
Fall, Spring, and Year

Study for a semester or a year in one of the most naturally beautiful countries in the world. Situated in Heredia, the Universidad Nacional combines excellent academics with extensive opportunities to get involved in campus life and the surrounding community.
 
 
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Host Universities
Universidad Nacional
 
IFSA-Butler Services
Academics
  • Tuition
  • Full academic advising and course selection/approval assistance
  • Butler University transcript for easy credit transfer
  • Academic records maintenance
  • Grade and credit query assistance
Housing
  • IFSA-Butler arranges housing with a carefully selected host family
  • Three meals per day and laundry service are included in the program fee
  • Only one IFSA-Butler student per each host family for maximum cultural and language integration
Predeparture support services
  • Personalized advising with your IFSA-Butler program advisor
  • Welcome packet, Preparing to Study Abroad guide, Financing Study Abroad guide, and newsletter updates
  • Parental support including Preparing to Study Abroad guide and Financing Study Abroad guide
  • Assistance in accommodating students with disabilities
  • Financial aid assistance and transfers
  • Travel and student visa assistance
  • Group flight arrangements to most destinations
On-site services
  • Airport pickup for group flights
  • Full-time IFSA-Butler staff abroad for assistance and support
  • 4- to 10-day orientation programs (including transportation, accommodation, activities, student handbook and welcome materials, and most meals)
  • Intensive language program
  • Transportation to host university accommodation following orientation
  • New student orientation at host university
  • Newsletter updates throughout the semester
  • IFSA-Butler welcome meal
Excursions and activities
  • Mid-semester weekend excursions and adventure trips
  • Cultural activities and social events
  • Day trips and sightseeing tours
Health services and emergency assistance
  • Full medical insurance plan for all students
  • 24-hour emergency assistance and support from on-site IFSA-Butler staff
  • Access to local medical facilities
Finances
  • Numerous scholarships available
    Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000. Click here (http://www.ifsa-butler.org/scholarships.html) for more information about our scholarship opportunities.

    Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica): IFSA-Butler also offers a special Costa Rica scholarship of $1,000. Click here (http://www.ifsa-butler.org/scholarships.html) for more information about our scholarship opportunities.
  • Monthly payment plan available
  • Ability to pay by credit card
  • Support for U.S. university direct billing arrangements
 
Contact Us
1100 West 42nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208-3345
800-858-0229
www.ifsa-butler.org
studyabroad@ifsa-butler.org
 


 
This program is currently not accepting applications.