Program Details

CIEE Gap Year Abroad in Monteverde, Costa Rica – Service & Leadership
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Gap Year
Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:

Let your learning run wild, from the cloud forest to the sea.

Explore the natural wonders of Costa Rica, one of the world’s most unique, innovative, and wild countries. Travel to the rainforest, pristine beaches, dry forest, and wet and windy mountains.

In spectacular settings, you’ll delve into two wildly different internship projects and embark on multiday field trips – all related to core coursework taught in our mountaintop classrooms.

In your downtime, you’ll enjoy family meals at your homestay, hang out with friends in rural Monteverde, and meet local Costa Ricans who share your concern for the environment.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
Hundreds of students a year benefit from CIEE's variety of scholarships and grants. We are dedicated to helping students who need assistance take your studies out of the classroom and into the world! Check out our GAIN travel grants, Gilman GoGlobal, and

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