Study Abroad in Costa Rica
Explore rural Costa Rica through site visits and a homestay.
Come explore an incredible natural setting, home to unparalleled biodiversity. A biologist’s paradise, Monteverde, Costa Rica is home to over 2,500 species of plants, over 60 species of amphibians, 100 species of mammals, and over 450 bird species. It is also free of biting insects and green all year-round.
Living in a biological station surrounded by the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, explore Costa Rica’s diverse ecosystems through extensive travel and field study. Gain hands-on experience through an independent research project and participate in two long field trips, including a visit to Panama to observe marine diversity in the coral reefs off the Bocas del Toro Islands.
Whether you’re camping, hiking, snorkeling, or exploring rural Costa Rica during a one-month homestay with a local family, study abroad in Costa Rica and no two days are the same.