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Host University for Puntarenas, Costa Rica

The USAC Puntarenas Center is located in a building overlooking the ocean and situated only a few blocks from downtown Puntarenas, where students can find markets, caf├ęs, banks, and a variety of stores. The Center includes offices, classrooms, multimedia facilities, a computer lab, and a courtyard with wireless Internet access. The Center also hosts conversation partner meetings and other group activities.

Quick Details

2020-21 App. Cycle

Fall/Yearlong: Cancelled

January session (3 weeks): Open

Spring: Open

2021-22 App. Cycle

Summer programs: Opens 9/1

Fall/Yearlong: Opens 9/1

January session: Opens 9/1

Spring: Opens 9/1


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

65 students


English | Spanish

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