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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Maymester 2018 01/19/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/08/2018 05/31/2018

*Not on Rolling Admissions*

Early Admission Deadline: October 13, 2017

Early Admission Notifications: October 20, 2017

Standard Admission Deadline: January 19, 2018

Standard Admission Notifications: January 26, 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:
Program Category: UGA Residential Center Sponsor: University of Georgia
Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professor(s)
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.00 or above Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Program Description:
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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:
We require each student list their top two course preferences, but also provide alternate options, as class overlap will be inevitable (i.e. some classes will occur at the same time).

ARST 2220 - Introduction to Photography Fieldwork
ENGL 3800 - Online Travel and Nature Writing
ENGL 4800 - Photodocumentary and Narrative
JRLC 5990 - Environmental Journalism
SPAN 3020 - Advanced Composition & Conversation
SPAN 4090S - Practicum in Service-Learning

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