Veritas University is an excellent general education program for students interested in exploring Latin America.
During this multidisciplinary program students can earn 12-16 credits during a fall or spring semester, or 3-9 credit hours during a summer.
The largest city in Costa Rica with over 288,000 inhabitants, San José also serves as the country's capital city and is great for those looking for a bustling city environment during the week and access to the beach on the weekends
Students will reside in a homestay placement for the duration of their program.
Official program dates are listed on each semester’s Estimated Budget and on the host university academic calendar (note that students taking English electives follow the 12-week term).
To see how this program compares, view the Illinois State budget.
Visit the scholarship page for additional funding opportunities.
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If you would like to connect with a former study abroad participant, please refer to our Study Abroad Alumni Contact List below. These students have volunteered to answer questions and talk with prospective students about their experience abroad!
Interested in hearing a student perspective on this program? Check out the following student videos on our YouTube channel!
Spring 2017 Participant