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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Break 2018 03/02/2018 ** Rolling Admission 11/17/2018 11/25/2018
NOTE:

*Not on Rolling Admissions*


Early Admission Deadline: December 01, 2017

Early Admission Decision Date: December 15, 2017

Standard Admission Deadline: March 2, 2018

Standard Admission Decision Date: March 9, 2018

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Category: UGA Residential Center Sponsor: University of Georgia
Partner Institution: N/A Classes With: 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
College/School: CAES Academic Area: Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Minimum number of credit hours: 02 Maximum number of credit hours: 02
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0 or above
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:
FDST 4150/6150 - Coffee: From Bean to Cup! (2 credit hours)

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


Program Ratings:
Accuracy and usefulness of orientation materials:
1 2 3 4
Accessibility and quality of health care:
1 2 3 4 5
Safety of location, facilities, excursions, and transportation:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic quality, appropriateness of workload:
1 2 3 4 5
Choice of location for excursions, field trips, site visits:
1 2 3 4 5
Safety, cleanliness, comfort and appropriateness of housing:
1 2 3 4 5
Arrangements for and quality of meals:
1 2 3 4
Opportunities to learn about and interact with the local culture:
1 2 3 4
Overall effectiveness of program staff in managing program:
1 2 3 4 5
Effectiveness of program staff in handling academic and personal needs and concerns:
1 2 3 4 5
Value of the program in relation to the cost:
1 2 3 4 5
Overall quality of the program in relation to expectations:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Fall Break 2016 Participant
Getting to meet the farmers was great

Fall Break 2016 Participant
The program staff was amazing and always there to help.

Kelly Autumn Thompson, Fall Break 2016 Participant
I learned so much and never felt overwhelmed

Testimonial:
No matter what career path I choose, this experience gave me a wider worldview on agriculture. It is invaluable experience to be able to adapt to different cultures and be able to expand your future endeavors through understanding and sensitivity. Programs like these do an excellent job of connecting.
     — Cole Nicholson, Fall Break 2016
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