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IFSA-Butler: Heredia, Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional
Heredia, Costa Rica
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Calendar Yr (S. Hem),
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Program Dates &
Deadlines:
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
 Lang. of Instruction:
Spanish
 Lang. Courses Offered:
Spanish
 Program Type:
Direct Enrollment
 Minimum GPA:
3.0
Housing: Homestay Fields of Instruction: Arts Administration, Biology, Business Management, Chemistry, Drama, Economics, Education, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Government (Political Science), History, Latin American studies, Literature, Marine Sciences, Music, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish Language, Statistical science, Theology, Wildlife Management
Study Abroad Advisor : Ann Hoover
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.
 
Application Deadline
Spring: October 15
Fall: April 1
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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
  • 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
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2015 09/15/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Later applications are always welcome, but colleges may need time to process your approval.