Heredia, Costa Rica

Host University for Heredia, Costa Rica

Green grass and nicely manicured lawns are a common sight on the campus.

Green grass and nicely manicured lawns are a common ...

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA) in Heredia is one of four public universities in the country. Founded in 1973, its main campus in Heredia hosts over 19,000 students. All USAC classes and the USAC office are located on campus. Wifi and computer labs are available for research and coursework. UNA has successfully been working with USAC-Heredia for 21 years, and it is one of the most academically successful pubic universities in Costa Rica.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Summer II (3 weeks): Open for late application

Fall: Open

Yearlong: Open

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:

Summer I (5 weeks)

Summer II (3 weeks)

Summer I & II (8 weeks)


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity



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