** 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.
Who can apply:
UMass Boston Students, UMass Dartmouth Students, UMass Lowell Students
Through rigorous coursework, Spanish language instruction, extensive travel throughout Costa Rica, and an independent research project, study abroad in Monteverde, acquaints you with practical biological problems associated with agricultural development, eco-tourism, and grassroots conservation efforts in developing countries.
Study abroad in Costa Rica and you will:
Camp and hike in some of Costa Rica’s most amazing protected areas, including rain forest, dry forest, mangroves, beaches, and more
Live in Monteverde, an internationally recognized area of research and natural beauty, and home to a world famous Cloud Forest
Gain research experience conducting your own independent project
Experience rural Costa Rica through a homestay with a local family
Enjoy cultural activities in the town of Monteverde