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  • Locations: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Winter
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: International Studies Abroad 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Financial Aid: ASI-CSULB Scholarship, Cal Grant B, Pell Grant, PLUS Loan, Private Loans, SEOG Grant, Stafford Loan Areas of Study: Business, Communications, Cultural Studies, Economics, Engineering, History, International Business, International Studies, Literature, Mathematics, Psychology, Spanish Language
Program Description:
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  • Nicaragua*
  • Arenal Volcano
  • La Fortuna
  • Monteverde
  • Manuel Antonio
  • Panama*

Excursions vary per term.  Please visit for most up-to-date information.

                             * = optional

  • Official transcript from host university
  • Tuition at host university
  • Room and board
  • Tutorial assistance
  • Full-time resident staff
  • Excursions
  • Excursion transportation
  • Medical insurance
  • Internet access
  • Student services
  • Cultural activities
  • Airport reception & transfers
  • On-site ISA office
  • Language exchange (depending on the session)
  • Visa support
  • Pre-departure advising
  • On-site cultural and academic orientation
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San José

Business, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Universidad Latina - San Pedro

Semester/Academic Year

The Business, Spanish Language and Latin American Culture program is designed to be a focused program for students wanting to study a range of topics, including Spanish language, international business, international communications and environmental studies. Spanish Language courses are instructed in Spanish while all other elective courses are instructed in English. Classes consist of ISA students with approximately 15 students per class. Electives courses are typically 45 hours each, while language courses are 45 – 120 hours. Students are placed into a language level based on the number of semesters/quarters of college-level Spanish previously taken.

Beginning-level students students must enroll in Beginning Grammar and Conversation I & II and total courses selected cannot exceed 225 contact hours.

Intermediate and advanced-students can select Spanish-language courses and electives instructed in English but total courses selected cannot exceed 195 contact hours.

Minimum Grade Requirement
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Course Information
Course Disclaimer
  • Course placement is often based on a placement test administered on-site
  • There may be mandatory prerequisites for some of the courses offered
  • For a specific list of course prerequisites, please refer to the course listing/course descriptions for this program on the ISA website
ISA 1112 W. Ben White Blvd. Austin TX. 78704 Tel: 512-480-8522 Fax: 512-480-8866 Email:

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/30/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/09/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 10/02/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.