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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Homestay Eligible Year: 2 Sophomore, 3 Junior, 4 Senior
Program Type: Pace Partner
Program Description:
 
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Students in Heredia
 
Study in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Enjoy easy access to the cultural, historic, and urban highlights of the capital city, San José, and to the Pacific Ocean.
 
  • Select courses ranging from four levels of Spanish to ecological studies.
 
  • Explore interesting and beautiful areas of Costa Rica on field trips.
 
  • Participate in clubs and organizations at the university.
 
  • Practice your Spanish by spending time with local students.
 
  • Discover other parts of Costa Rica and neighboring countries on the optional tours.

     
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Quick Details
 
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
Spanish Language and Literature, Latin American Studies, & Ecological Studies, 

Language of Instruction
English /Spanish

 
Horseback Riding Heredia
USAC is a non-profit organization that offers programs in 27 countries, with many locations unique for study abroad.
Discover where you'll study abroad at usac.edu.
 
 
 


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Pace's Partner Application Process:
Steps to Study Abroad (May2022)

Pace's Study Abroad Application Deadlines:
  • Fall Semester: March 15
  • Summer Term: March 15
  • Spring Semester: September 20

When selecting courses for USAC, you’ll need to seek Course Equivalency approval from a Pace Department Chair, which could take some time, and your academic advisor. Read more about the process of obtaining Pace academic credit for courses taken abroad.
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Pace resources for you:
  • Study Abroad FAQs: If you have more questions about studying abroad while at Pace, review these Pace study abroad FAQs.
  • Academic FAQs: If you have more questions about academics related to study abroad, review these Pace FAQs.
  • Financial FAQs: If you have more questions about the cost of study abroad, financial aid, and scholarships, review these Pace FAQs.
    • Pace tuition and fees, including a $100 Study Abroad Fee are billed to the student account. 
    • Room charges are the responsibility of the student and are paid directly to the host institution.
    • Out-of-pocket expenses (airfare, meals, local transportation, etc.) are the responsibility of the student.
    • All federal and state financial aid apply during the semester abroad. Up to $12,500 of institutional financial aid (Pace scholarships/grants) applies to the semester abroad. (Portability of Pace institutional aid is limited to 2 semesters, and Pace tuition remission does not apply.)

ENSURE YOU ENROLL IN ENOUGH CREDITS DURING YOUR SEMESTER ABROAD!!
A minimum of 12 U.S. credits is required during a semester abroad.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/15/2022
11/01/2022 01/14/2023 05/14/2023
Fall 2023 03/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.

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