For over twenty-five years, The Florida State University has offered students an unparalleled educational experience in Costa Rica. Exotic beaches, volcanoes, lush rain forests, rushing white water, towering arid mountains: the diversity of Costa Rica’s ecosystems is extraordinary, the beauty breathtaking. A peaceful country − proud of its prosperous democracy, respect for human rights, and stable political system − Costa Rica welcomes visitors to experience its rich biodiversity, tranquil setting, and friendly culture.
This program offers a unique opportunity for total immersion in a Spanish speaking culture combined with cultural events and group excursions that are always highlights. Students will enjoy a variety of adventures that may include pristine beaches, the sight of the active Arenal volcano along with the relaxation of the nearby natural hot springs, the thrill of white-water rafting down the Pacuare River, and much more.