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Verto is designed to give you a life-changing academic experience –– all while earning college credit. Over a semester or two, you'll make Costa Rica your classroom. Environmental Science while standing on top of a volcano? You got it. Latin American history while examining an ancient archaeological site? Hands-on learning is a core component of Verto’s immersive curriculum.
Connect to the World: Explore Costa Rica as your classroom & soak up the incredible scenery with kayaking, ziplining, jungle hikes, and more!
Sharpen Your Mind: Watch your coursework come to life through hands-on experiences like Merengue dance classes, permaculture farm work, and NGO workshops!
Discover Yourself: Get out of your comfort zone, explore new passions, & build the confidence that you are ready for anything.
With Verto, there’s no need to worry about deferring admission or waiting to apply to college. We offer guaranteed admission & seamless credit transfer to any of our 70+ partner colleges.
- Earn up to 16 college credits while taking courses in Costa Rica
- Academic credits transfer seamlessly into one of our partner institutions, or attend the non-partner college of your choice.
- Guaranteed Admission to one or more of our 70+ US partner colleges
- Sample Courses: Environmental Science, Latin American History, Introductory & Intermediate Spanish, Beginning Digital Photography, Cultural Geography
Verto Education Opportunity Grants & International Leadership Awards
Verto Education Opportunity Grants ($5,000-$17,500) are for qualifying students, tuition may be reduced by as much as 95% through a combination of Verto discounts, grants, and scholarships. Funding is awarded based on Expected Family Contribution (determined by the FAFSA). International Leadership Awards ($1,000-$5,000) are for students who have performed service in their community, hold an appreciation for diversity, and have a strong interest in global issues. Students must be nominated by a high school counselor or teacher.