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  • Locations: San Ramon, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
  • Restrictions: Earlham applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Eligible Class Years: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Housing Options: Host Family Program Type: Partner Program: Study
Areas of Study: Biology, Economics, English, Environmental Sustainability, International Studies, Medical Humanities, Politics, Quality Science, Sociology/Anthropology, Spanish and Hispanic Studies
Program Description:
 
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San Ramon
 
Study in San Ramon, Costa Rica

 
  • Study upper-division science courses in an ideal location for ecology, biology, and health science majors who also want to develop their Spanish language skills. Small class sizes and many opportunities for fieldwork, independent research, internships, and/or volunteering complement the classroom experience.
 
  •  Get hands-on experiential learning about local flora and fauna in field study courses.
 
  • Explore interesting, beautiful areas of Costa Rica on field trips.
 
  • Enjoy a small-town atmosphere with easy access to the best of Costa Rica: cultural, historic, and urban highlights as well as the Pacific coast.

     
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Quick Details
 
Available Terms
Two summer sessions 
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong  


Programs Of Study

Spanish Language, Latin American Culture, Life and Sciences

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish

 
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Program Costs
  • The cost of the program is equivalent to one semester of on-campus charges: tuition, room and board (19 meals), and fees. The program charges cover all academic costs, housing, meals, and academic excursions during the course of the program. 
  • The program fees do not include costs of round-trip transportation to and from program location, passport fees, visa expenses, personal travel, books, or personal items. 

Financial Aid
Students are eligible to apply their financial aid to one Earlham or Earlham-approved off-campus program during their college career.

Earlham Scholarships
Travel awards are available to assist students who want to study abroad with an Earlham program but find it difficult to manage the added expense of airfare. The funds are to be used for expenses related to travel to and from the destination of your program. Students are selected for these scholarships based on the quality of their scholarship application combined with a demonstrated financial need, as determined by the Center for Global and Career Education in consultation with the Financial Aid Office.

Application Process
The application process involves the completion of multiple steps:
  1. Submit the Application for Earlham-Approved Off-Campus Study Programs.
  2. Complete an interview with a campus program representative.
  3. Receive approval from Earlham.
  4. Complete the specific program application.
  5. Receive notification from the program provider about your acceptance to the program.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 02/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission 08/20/2022 12/10/2022
Academic Year 2022-2023 02/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission 08/20/2022 05/13/2023
Spring 2023 03/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission 01/14/2023 05/13/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.