Study Spanish in Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Location: Costa Rica: Santa Ana

Dates: Weekly/Monthly

The National Registration Center for Study Abroad

PO Box 1393 Milwaukee, WI 53201 United States

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Phone: 414 278 0631

Fax: 414 271 8884


Established over four decades ago, The National Registration Center for Study Abroad Center located in Santa Ana, Costa Rica has been committed to developing language programs on English and Spanish unlike any other. From the beginning, its has kept its instruction practical, ensured that instructors are educated, native speakers, and maintained the small size of groups for a more efficient language acquisition.

The local director and primary program administrator are U.S. nationals, and have extensive backgrounds in the instruction of Spanish to non-speakers. Both individuals have lived in Costa Rica for over 15 years, and have significant experience in operating a successful language school.


1. Santa Ana is located on a hilltop about ten miles west of San Jose, a perfect location for those who are looking for a more rural setting.

2. The school houses a dining hall, a lounge, twenty classrooms (sixteen indoors and four outdoors), two lodges, a fifty-foot long swimming pool, a volleyball court, a basketball court, a tennis backboard, ping-pong tables, a bathhouse (solar heated showers), two meeting rooms (T.V. and VCR), and lots of hammocks.

3. There is commitment to quality language training that is shared by a staff of experienced Costa Rican instructors.

4. Instructors are well acquainted with the language learning habits of foreigners.

5. The school has a lovely six-acre campus on a hillside near Santa Ana and is just ten miles west of San Jose. Additionally, Internet Cafes are located nearby, and can be used for a reasonable fee.

  • Spanish

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

* Tuition
* Lodging - Homestay Single Room
* Meals - 3 Meals per day
* Cultural Programs
* Orientation (covering attractions, how to, health safety, entertainment)
* Academic Assessment (placement-exit tests, achievement certificate)
* International Emergency & Medical Insurance
* Emergency Hotline Staffed 24/hrs day (call collect anywhere in the world)
* Arrival Transfer
* Transport to and from school Monday through Friday
* Additional Lodging available upon request

Credit Available


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Participants Travel to Costa Rica

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Written 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