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Program Category: UGA Residential Center Sponsor: University of Georgia
Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students Language of Instruction: English
Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professors(s) Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence, Hotel/Hostel
Work Opportunity: No Volunteer Opportunity: No
Scholarship Availability: Yes Academic Area: Geology, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Minimum number of credit hours: 04 Maximum number of credit hours: 05
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0 or above Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Program Description:
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¡Bienvenidos!
The UGA Costa Rica program offers courses representing 35 different disciplines and is the largest of UGA’s three Centers Abroad. Come and experience the beautiful, ecologically-diverse cloud rainforest and immerse yourself into the welcoming culture of Costa Rica. ¡Pura Vida!

Courses offered:
ECHD 4000 - Global Perspectives in Culture (a topic in Special Problems in Counseling and Human Development) (1 credit hour)
GEOL 1121 - Earth Processes & Environments (3 credit hours)
GEOL 1121L - Earth Processes & Environments (lab) (1 credit hour)

For full program details, please view the UGA Costa Rica website.


Program Ratings:
Accuracy and usefulness of orientation materials:
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Accessibility and quality of health care:
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Safety of location, facilities, excursions, and transportation:
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Academic quality, appropriateness of workload:
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Choice of location for excursions, field trips, site visits:
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Safety, cleanliness, comfort and appropriateness of housing:
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Arrangements for and quality of meals:
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Opportunities to learn about and interact with the local culture:
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Overall effectiveness of program staff in managing program:
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Effectiveness of program staff in handling academic and personal needs and concerns:
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Value of the program in relation to the cost:
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Overall quality of the program in relation to expectations:
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Program Reviews:
Truc T Vu, Maymester 2017 Participant
Class was a good amount of work and was kind of difficult. However, not impossible and because it was a science and a lab that was understandable.

Aracely Vanessa Caldera, Maymester 2017 Participant
Worth every penny!! Most of these memories are priceless and you get a lot for what you pay for!

Maymester 2016 Participant
It was so much fun!

Testimonial:
The motto/lifetyle of Pura Vida. The people in Costa Rica exemplify such a beautiful, simple, and loving way to live that I will always carry with me. Everyone was so nice, humble, and hospitable. They loved the environment and their community. Also the students on my trip was such a good group of adventurous and open-minded people, due to the nature of the Outdoor Adventure aspect of the program.
     — Truc Vu, Maymester 2017
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This program is currently not accepting applications.