High School Programs Abroad in Costa Rica

91 High School Programs in Costa Rica

SPI High School Study Abroad in Costa Rica

The Costa Rica Program allows students to study and travel in the different eco-systems of the country. They have 3 locations in the most pristine yet distinct natural areas of Costa Rica; Monteverde (rainforest), Flamingo (beach), and Heredia (San Jose).

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Travel to Costa Rica and Marvel at its Beauty!

Partake in an incomparable program provided by Travel for Teens. High school students have the chance to explore Costa Rica while rendering community service in two local schools, partaking in rewarding projects, and lending a hand in cleaning a beach. In addition, they get to visit fascinating ecosystems, engage in various enthralling activities, and learn about the local culture.

Great High School Programs—Costa Rica

Maximo Nivel is an educational travel organization founded in 2003. We offer well-organized, safe, and affordable programs for individuals and groups. Programs include: Spanish Camp, Spanish immersion, Service Learning (volunteer), and High School Abroad. Our high-quality, academically-rigorous programs are designed to be fun and challenging adventures for teens!

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Beyond Student Travel

Join the Nandamojo Expedition in Costa Rica with Beyond Student Travel. The program indulges the high school students’ thirst for adventure with exciting outdoor activities, while getting them involved in the preservation of the country’s natural beauty. Students will particpate in research projects, that aim to protect Leatherback turtles, and will be working on the restoration of watersheds.

High School Study Abroad with ISA-HS in Costa Rica

Indulge in the Tico culture together with other high school students through ISA's programs in Heredia. The programs have a typical duration of two to four weeks and are designed for participants who are 14 to 18 years old. Students will live in a homestay, have intensive language and culture classes at the Universidad Latina, volunteer and enjoy organized weekend activities. These activities, ...


API High School offers various Summer programs for high school students, and API Gap Year offers programs for recent high school graduates. These consist of study, adventure, volunteer, and immersion offerings in Europe Latin America, and Asia. All of our gap year programs (and some of our summer programs) are offered for college credit, and all provide an eye-opening exposure to a different cu...

Tenorio Volcano National Park in Costa Rica
High School Programs with Projects Abroad

Costa Rica is a country of environmental wonders and is renowned for its biodiversity and fascinating wildlife. This year, experience the tropical paradise with Projects Abroad through its international high school program. Enroll in a full-time education in one of the Costa Rican high school institutes and engage in volunteer projects and cultural explorations to have a better understanding of...

Lifeworks International

Participate in humanitarian projects in Costa Rica with Lifeworks International. High school students will participate in programs led by Gail Nystrom, a former Peace Corps member. These programs will help improve the conditions of the Costa Rican community.

Rustic Pathways

Rustic Pathways program in Costa Rica is ideal for students seeking an exciting combination of community service, language immersion, and action-packed adventure. Students will be immersed in the Costa Rican culture while giving back to the communities and exploring the countries natural wonders.

Biodiversity, Ecology, and Sustainability in Costa Rica

Hike, paddle, and zip-line through Costa Rica’s diverse regions and ecosystems on a high school summer abroad program with The Experiment in International Living. Work alongside local residents on a community service project. Practice your Spanish language skills and participate in outdoor activities including hiking, horseback riding, and tubing.


Global Vision International offers volunteer programs for high school students in Costa Rica. Students can participate in projects that aim to address environmental issues and humanitarian needs.

United Planet

In this international learning program, students have the chance to venture to Costa Rica, learn about its untouched natural resources, and witness firsthand the country's culture, traditions, and customs. United Planet offers this program to high school students who are between 16 and 18 years old.

Broadreach International Summer Programs

Earn college credit, certifications and service hours as you explore the world and your place in it. Since 1993, Broadreach has taken over 14,000 students on adventures abroad that inspire new ideas and awaken passions you’ll continue to explore long after you’ve returned home. Have the best summer ever while gaining valuable experience that makes any college application shine.

Intercultura Language School and Cultural Center

With two unique locations – Heredia and Playa Sámara - Intercultura Spanish Language School offers you the opportunity to experience Costa Rica from two very different perspectives and provides total immersion in the Spanish language and culture. Each campus and region has a distinctive character, way of life and charm. Move easily from one campus location to the other, without any interrupt...