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Study Abroad: Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica


May 25 to June 25, 2016 

Adventure awaits as you explore beautiful Costa Rica in a total immersion experience including intensive language classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy (CRLA), family home stays and excursions to such places as Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Costa Rica is a peaceful and democratic country. Its capital, San Jose, enjoys year-round temperatures in the 70s and is the cultural center of the country with its breathtaking National Theatre, museums, galleries and shops. Fee: $2,999 (includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on excursions, double occupancy home stay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in Costa Rica, cultural outings and textbooks for the language classes). Tuition (6-7 credits) is extra. Information: Donna Gillespie (630) 942-3513 or John Paris (630) 942-2064.

Contact Information

Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3509
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356