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  • Locations: Monteverde, Costa Rica; Playa Samara, Costa Rica; Santa Domingo (CR), Costa Rica; Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Summer Break
  • Restrictions: PBA applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Travel Study Workship Credit Eligible: No
Chapel Credit Eligible: No
Shots Recommended:
Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies, Routine Vaccines (see note), Typhoid, Yellow Fever (may be required for visa entry)
Eligible Majors: All
Visa Required:
Program Description:
Costa Rica is home to 5% of the world's biodiversity, with 25% of the country set aside as protected areas. Our visit will include 4 different habitats: tropical rainforest, dry tropical mountains, montane cloud forest, and rocky Pacific shores. Students will have opportunities to hike, visit volcanos, waterfalls, and tide pools, go ziplining, and examine the spectacular wildlife of the tropics. Lodging will include mostly field stations with a few hotel stays. Meals are included. Day by day itinerary will be available from the professor to accepted students.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer Break 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 05/06/2018 05/21/2018

** 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.