Study in Costa Rica

We found 50 universities in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica – About the country

San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica. The country borders on Nicaragua and Panama. The national currency of Costa Rica is Costa Rican Colon (CRC).

Costa Rica – Where to study?

The most popular student cities in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica – Higher education system

The higher education system of Costa Rica is represented by 50 universities with 738 study programs. In addition 477 Bachelor programs at 49 universities, 209 Master programs at 40 universities, and 52 PhD programs at 18 universities.

The largest cities in Costa Rica

Higher education statistics for the largest cities in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica – Average monthly personal finance statistics

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  • ~ $355

    Rent

  • ~ $271

    Grocery

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Universities offering the most popular degree programs in Costa Rica

Latin American Biblical University

Costa Rica, San Jose

Bachelor • 2 Master • 2

The original institution that is now the UBL was founded in 1923. Since 1997, the UBL has been recognized as a University by the Costa Rican Ministry of Education. It offers progr...

Admissions open
~ $4,000 / year

University for the International Cooperation

Costa Rica, San Jose

Bachelor • 16 Master • 17 PhD • 1

Founded in 1994, Universidad para la Cooperación Internacional (University for International Cooperation) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the ur...

Admissions open
~ $5,000 / year

University for Peace

Costa Rica, San Jose

Bachelor • 9 Master • 9 PhD • 9

The United Nations mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) was created in December 1980. The headquarters of the UPEACE system is in Costa Rica, the country which initiated the proc...

Admissions open
~ $19,500 / year

University of Science and Arts of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, San Jose

Bachelor • 11 Master • 4

With more than 30 years of experience in university education, our objective continues to be to foster the professional and personal development of our students for their successfu...

Admissions open
~ $4,153 / year

University of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, San Jose

Bachelor • 21 PhD • 1

The University of Costa Rica (Spanish: Universidad de Costa Rica, abbreviated UCR) is a public university in the Republic of Costa Rica, in Central America. Its main campus, Ciudad...

Admissions open
~ $4,371 / year

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