Study Abroad in San Jose - API Summer Intensive Language
Program Details

Highlights

  • Courses taught in Spanish and English

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.6 G.P.A.
  • Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to all levels of Spanish speakers
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Entry requirement: valid passport with supporting documents (more information provided post-acceptance)

Add on a Volunteer Program!

  • API students completing a study abroad program (particularly in Latin America) may be interested in extending their stay on an API volunteer abroad program. Click on the link below for more information on options and pricing.
  • Volunteer Add-On Options

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 1 TRACK 1 2018
May 26, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018
$3,880
SUMMER 1 TRACK 2 2018
May 26, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018
$4,800
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED TRACK 1 2018
May 26, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018
$6,650
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED TRACK 2 2018
May 26, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018
$8,450
SUMMER 2 TRACK 1 2018
Jul 7, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018
$3,880
SUMMER 2 TRACK 2 2018
Jul 7, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018
$4,800

Deadlines

SUMMER 1 TRACK 1 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
SUMMER 1 TRACK 2 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED TRACK 1 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED TRACK 2 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
SUMMER 2 TRACK 1 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018
SUMMER 2 TRACK 2 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2018

Academic Program

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

5 – 9 Semester credits
Students who choose to study abroad in San José through API’s Language and Culture Program at the Universidad Veritas have the option to focus on improving their Spanish skills, complete elective courses in English or Spanish, or both!

TRACK 1 OPTION

Students selecting the Track 1 option will complete one course during a summer session. This course can be an intensive Spanish language course (80 contact hours) or an elective course (45 or 60 contact hours) in English or Spanish. Students selecting Track 1 for the combined session of Summer 1 & 2 may complete a maximum of two courses during their 11-week stay.

TRACK 2 OPTION

Students selecting the Track 2 option will complete two courses during a summer session. Students can elect to complete an intensive Spanish language course in combination with an elective course in Spanish or English or complete two elective courses. Students who select Track 2 for the combined session of Summer 1 & 2 may complete a maximum of four courses during their 11-week stay.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students receive a transcript from the Universidad Veritas upon completion of their program.

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Access to International Phone Plans
  • API Alumni Network
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • API Centers, Resident Directors
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Housing (including meals and laundry)
  • Tuition
  • Tutoring
  • Language & Culture Tools
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight and day)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Global Leadership Academy

Program Coordinator

2014-02-11 at 18-10-46Hannah Stack is the San José Program Program Coordinator and will work with you through your departure to Costa Rica.

Resident Director

Francy Orozco is the San José Resident Director, and will work with you during your stay in Costa Rica.

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