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Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Grade Point Average: 2.75 Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English, Spanish
Click here for a definition of this term Program Coordinator: Nicole Pawloski Program Type: CSU Affiliate Provider, CSU Study Abroad Program, Internship, Service Learning, Volunteer
Program Description:

Study Abroad in San José

Dive into a country renowned for its amazing biodiversity and rich Latin American culture. The Study + Internship in San José program allows you to make steady progress toward your academic degree while developing practical skills in fields such as visual arts, finance, tourism, and more. You have the option to take courses at Veritas University alongside your internship during the summer and semester programs.  

 Semester/TermEligibility RequirementsRec. Semester Credits
 Semester 2.75 Min GPA; 1 year of college at time of application; Spanish language level of intermediate & above 12-21
 Summer 2.75 Min GPA; 1 year of college at time of application; Spanish language level of intermediate & above 6-7


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Where You'll Study

Located in downtown San José, the CEA San José Center – Extension courses are designed to increase your understanding of the diverse history, politics, culture, economics, and art of Costa Rica’s capital. The University of New Haven oversees the entire approval process surrounding CEA Study Center – Extensions, including faculty and courses.
Our partner institution, Veritas University, is known for its commitment to students from around the world; about 25% of the 2,000-member student body is international. Veritas offers a range of courses in fields like architecture, business, cultural studies, design, environmental science, health sciences, studio arts, and zoology. Courses are taught in English, and Spanish Language courses are available for all levels. Students receive a transcript from Veritas University and University of New Haven, CEA's School of Record, upon the completion of their program.

 
 

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Airport Pickup
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • and more

Funding Options

CEA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and vouchers. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding


CSU Deadlines / Program Dates:
CSU Deadlines / Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Break 2021 12/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/02/2021 03/27/2021
Summer 2021 05/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 05/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students applying to CSU-sponsored programs will be notified of decision within two weeks of application submission. Students applying to non-CSU sponsored programs need to contact their program provider for decision dates.