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Costa Rica

costa rica

Drexel University offers a variety of opportunities to study abroad in Costa Rica. The programs below are available — click on an individual program to learn more about the program, eligibility, and more! Attend a 101 Presentation to begin the application process.

Available Programs

Drexel in Costa Rica: Sustainable Development and Social Justice in Costa Rica

The ICDS Sustainable Development and Social Justice in Costa Rica program is a wonderful opportunity to live, study, and even co-op in Costa Rica. Students spend one or more terms in San José with the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS). Through the program, students acquire in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience on the multidimensionality of sustainable human development and the current challenges faced by the region. 

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Drexel in Costa Rica: Health Care in Latin America

This program gives students the opportunity to explore health care in a developing country while furthering their Spanish language skills and gaining an understanding of the life and culture of Costa Rica. Students with appropriate language ability may choose to pursue a co-op in Costa Rica. Open for students in majors: Biology, International Area Studies, Nursing and Health Professions over summer vacation for freshmen, and over winter term for sophomores, pre-juniors, and juniors.

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