API at Universidad Veritas in San Jose, Costa Rica

Location: Costa Rica: San Jose

Term: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Trimester

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months

Dates: Year Round


301 Camp Craft Road, Suite 100 Suite 100 Austin, Texas 78746 United States

Call Us

Phone: 5126008900

Fax: 512-600-8999


Experience the beautiful blend of a thriving urban environment surrounded by a flourishing rainforest! Studying at Universidad Veritas is perfect for students who are looking for a city life experience as well as the opportunity to be outdoors and enjoy the natural beauty of Costa Rica.

Students can choose from a variety of subjects in English or Spanish and will have the option to participate in credit-bearing internships as well as great activities and excursions. With wonderful host families who provide a unique cultural experience in addition to outstanding on-site support, great volunteer and community service opportunities, fun social activities, day trips, as well as an included international excursion for semester students, this program will surely provide for an invaluable abroad experience.

Degree Level



ASVO Volunteer Program The ideal volunteer is an individual who is prepared to work in tropical conditions and can easily adapt to new cultures. Volunteers must be in good physical condition and have few to no allergies. They must also have an interest in protecting the environment and be willing to work independently for long hours in natural environments offering few luxuries.

Minimum Education

High School

  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

Pre-Departure Services
Advising, @api Online Resources, Orientation Materials and Support, Peer Mentors, Social Networking, and Scholarships.
On-site Services
Airport Reception, Resident Director, API Center, On-Site Orientation, Housing, Tuition, Tutoring, Language and Culture Tools, Medical and Life Insurance, Excursions, API Learning and Engagement Badge Program
Re-Entry Materials and Support, Alumni Network, and more!

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Environment
  • Reforestation
  • Trail Building
This Program is open to

American, Canadian Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel to Costa Rica


Application Process Involves
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Online Application
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
Year Founded