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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester/summer Minimum GPA: 2.8
Housing Type: Homestay Area of Study: Biology, Foreign Language, Global Studies, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Program Description:
 
 
Spanish for Health Professionals in Costa Rica is ideal for students in the health sciences looking to widen their career options. Universidad Veritas offers health courses taught in English and a Spanish-language course focused on health-related vocabulary so you can learn to interact with Spanish-speaking patients. In your free time, explore nearby volcanoes, go zip-lining in the rain forest, and get to know Costa Rican culture while sipping some of the best coffee in the world with classmates at a local cafe! Spend five weeks of your summer studying Spanish (at any level) and health care in a unique and hands-on learning environment. Live with a local family and explore the markets, restaurants, and salsa clubs of San Jose.
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Budget Information:
To calculate an estimate of the total cost of your program, use the Cost Estimate Template.xlsx and do the following:
1. Go to the CIS website, https://www.cisabroad.com/ , click on Find Your Program in the upper left hand corner and navigate to your program.
2. Once in the desired program, click “Fees & Dates”.  This is the cost of your tuition and housing.
3. In the gray box on the right, select “additional expenses”. Then, select if your program is a semester, summer, or internship. On the bottom of this spreadsheet, select the “additional expenses” tab to break down the estimated costs of meals, supplies, travel, visa, and personal expenses.
4.  In addition to these fees, add the following costs to arrive at your total cost
 
  • Application fee - $65
  • Study Abroad Administrative fee - $460
  • WSU Laptop fee (semester students only) - $485
  • Passport ($140) 
If you would like further assistance in calculating the cost of your program, please email studyabroad@winona.edu
 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 02/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2022 02/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.