OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

CIEE: Costa Rica, Monteverde

Program Administrator: 
CIEE
Country: 
Costa Rica
Host Institution: 

CIEE study center in Monteverde

Location: 

The CIEE Study Center in Monteverde, Costa Rica is located in a small, friendly, bilingual community surrounded by a cloud forest reserve. The temperature is a comfortable 70° F during the day. Monteverde is free of biting insects and green all year. National Geographic Magazine has recognized Monteverde as one of the ten most beautiful places in the world.

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Duration: 
Fall term
Winter/Spring Semester
Summer
Language: 
English
Language: 
Spanish
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with US Students
Housing: 
Varies
Requirement: 

Two semesters college-level biology. One additional semester of ecology or environmental science recommended
Some college-level Spanish recommended
2.75 minimum GPA

OSU Study Abroad Program Deadlines

Deadlines for OSU Study Abroad Programs:

  • Summer Programs: March 15
  • Fall, Year-Long Programs: April 15
  • Winter/Spring Semester Programs: October 15
  • Spring Term Programs: November 15

Programs may have alternative deadlines or extend deadlines. Confirm with your program advisor.

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

Visit the CIEE Website for specific program details:
Sustainability and the Environment
Tropical Ecology and Conservation (summer)

Program Costs: 

Visit the CIEE Website for costs of specific programs:
Sustainability and the Environment
Tropical Ecology and Conservation (summer)

Academic emphasis: 
Biology
Bioresource Res.
Earth Science
Environ. Econ. Policy
Environ. Science
Fisheries & Wildlife
Natural Resources
Spanish
Sustainability
Zoology


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