Join API and study abroad in Costa Rica at the Instituto San Joaquín de Flores. This study abroad program is offered to students during fall/spring semesters, and during the summer. Students take courses taught by Costa Rican faculty from local students. All coursework has been specifically designed for American students with the goal of maximizing their linguistic and cultural exposure. The location of the Instituto takes advantage of the beautiful natural environment, with picturesque views of distant mountains and volcanoes.
The city of San Joaquín de Flores is located only 20 minutes away from the capital of San Jose and 90 minutes from Costa Rica's pristine beaches. Students have the opportunity to live with a local host family to maximize their Spanish learning potential.
API Scholarships and Financial Aid Information
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.