Costa Rica: Sustaining Tropical Ecosystems and Applied Research Techniques

The School for Field Studies (SFS)
Kris Pieper
100 Cummings Center, Suite 534-G
Beverly, MA  1915
Phone: (978) 219-5122
Int'l Phone: 800-989-4418
Fax: (978) 922-3835
Western Hemisphere: Costa Rica: Atenas

Host Inst.: The School for Field Studies

Dates: Summer

Subject: Agriculture, Biology, Botany, Community service projects, Conservation, Ecology and environmental studies, Economics, Field study, Forestry, Horticulture, Latin American studies, Natural resources, Sustainable development

Level: Precoll, Fresh, Sophs, Jrs, Srs, Professionals
Requires: 2.60 GPA
Age Min: 18
Age Average: 20

Undergrad Credit: Avail
Undergrad: 4 per course
Grad Credit: None
Transfer Credit Through: University of Minnesota
Document Awarded: transcript

Overall Program Costs: Contact sponsor
Cost Include: activities, admissions, cultural activities, field trips, health and safety, housing included, in-country transport, some field equipment, student support svcs, support svcs, tuition
Nonrefundable fee
Cost Range: Contact sponsor for pgm costs

Instruction Language: English
Format: Directed field study, Lecture, Practical training, Volunteer svc
Students: US

Housing Arrangement: Arr by pgm
Housing Type: dormitories, field stations

Deadline: Rolling admissions

Other Info:
Year Program Began: 1980
Orientation Location: abroad
Activities: cultural events activity, excursions activity, field trips activity, pgm travel activity, sports activity
Financial Aid: scholarships
May Contact Former Participant