Intensive Language Program in San Jose, Costa Rica

Location: Costa Rica: San Jose

Dates: Weekly/Monthly/Academic Term/Winter Interim

The National Registration Center for Study Abroad

PO Box 1393 Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States

Call Us

Phone: 414 278 0631

Fax: 414 271 8884


The NRCSA Center in San Jose offers exciting programs of instruction in the Spanish language. Its short term courses of two, three and four weeks are very popular among visitors to the country. The team of instructors are both professional and experienced. Located in a quiet, upscale residential area, the school's campus is but a 20-minute walk from downtown San Jose. It has comfortable, sunny classrooms, surrounded by green areas with a vista of mountains as the backdrop.

The program is open to people of all ages. Students of the institute vary from high school and university students to diplomats and retirees who wish to keep active.


1. The school is open to students with different language backgrounds from beginner to advanced level of Spanish.

2. Students can use the school's computers to access the Internet and send and receive E-mail. At the moment, the center offers this service free of charge.

3. Instructors are all native speakers of Spanish, and each holds university degrees and experience in teaching Spanish as a second language.

4. Boasting a springtime climate all year-round, the city offers an incredible experience for people looking for an unforgettable adventure in a foreign country.

  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Cost varies depending on number of weeks and lessons per week. Please contact NRCSA for details.

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

- Spanish Classes Include:
-- All Registration Fees
-- Course Materials
-- 20 (or more) Group Lessons per week
-- Small Class Sizes (average class size is 3-8 students)
-- Qualified & experienced educators
-- Cultural Study Program integrated into classes
-- Internet Access at the school
- Academic Assessments Includes:
-- Placement Test to ensure exact placement for oral and written Spanish
-- Ongoing Assessments to ensure you are always at the appropriate level
-- Onsite Academic Director to answer any question on your placement
- Cultural Activities Includes:
-- Orientation covering area, safety
-- Walking City Tour after first day of classes
-- Afternoon Cultural Activities (2-3 activities during the week included)
-- Local Coordinator to arrange excursions* or other outings
- Insurance Emergency & Medical Includes:
-- $25,000 Emergency Medical Evacuation
-- $10,000 Accident/Sickness
-- $ 5,000 Emergency Reunion
-- $ 7,500 Repatriation
-- $ 5,000 General AD&D
-- 24 Hour Emergency Hotline - Call collect from anywhere in the world

Credit Available


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Participants Travel to Costa Rica

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
3 business days
The National Registration Center for Study Abroad's Mission Statement

To improve international understanding through educational exchanges. NRCSA welcomes participants of all ages, nationalities, and occupations.

Year Founded