Universidad de Costa Rica (San José) - ON HOLD
Universidad de Costa Rica (San José) is a universitywide partner in San José, Costa Rica.
General information for exchange students
Course information onder kopje Student Visitor > Enrollment intent
Semester I: 1st week of August - 1st week of December
Orientation generally commences end July for Semester I and end February for Semester II.
Exams take place the 1st week of December for Semester I and the 1st and 2nd week of July for Semester II.
GPA (Average Grade)
The GPA requirement at this university is 8.00 out of 10 but a little bit lower is usually allowed (not lower than 7.5).
English Language Requirement
It is recommended you start your language course early!
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
Almost all courses are in Spanish, a limited amount of courses in English is available
The university coordinates a home stay program, with Costa Rican families. The cost is $425 per month, which includes room and board, meals (twice a day on weekdays, and three times a day on weekends), laundry, and orientation. A$75 fee is charge for family selection procedures.
Students can opt to find alternative housing.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs are around $850 per month. (Estimate from 2020).
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
|Number of places available|
1 place per year
Selection was not necessary in the past few years.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.