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    CIEE First Year Abroad in Monteverde

    CIEE First Year Abroad in Monteverde


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destinations: Costa Rica
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Academic Year, Semester
    • Start Month: January, September
    • Category: Academic
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
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    Put your global education first! See Monteverde and start college at the same time on CIEE’s First Year Abroad program. Earn college credit during a 12-week semester, taking classes from a wide range of subject areas. Immerse yourself in the local Costa Rican culture by engaging in activities and excursions with first-year peers and other CIEE study abroad students.

    Live on the edge of the world-famous Costa Rican cloud forest in Monteverde, where you'll learn about sustainable economic development, environmental engineering, and other science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)-related topics. Since the 1960s, the San Luis de Monteverde region of Costa Rica has been at the forefront of field study in environmental protection and began attracting scientists that marveled at its incredible biodiversity.