Global Competency in Costa Rica

Ready 4: Global Competency exposes first-year experience students to foreign language immersion, intercultural communication, cultural immersion, service-learning, and intercultural integration into a global workforce.

Host Organization

Maximo Nivel provides high quality, affordable study abroad programs in Latin America. Since 2003, they offer our international programs to participants from all over the world.

San José, Costa Rica


June 29–July 16, 2023

July 2–23, 2023

Cost: $5,100

Application Deadline:

October 15, 2022

What’s Included:

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Program and safety orientation
  • Host family accommodations (laundry included)
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner:
    7 days/week
  • All tours and social activities
  • Private transportation to/from all activities
  • Official certificates for Spanish
  • Small group Spanish classes: 15 hours/week
  • Spanish books and materials
  • Free Spanish language tutoring table
  • Tandem Conversation Program
  • WiFi and computer lounge
  • Institute is open 7 days/week
  • On-site snack bar
  • Cooking classes
  • Salsa dance classes
  • Souvenir camp t-shirts (2)
  • Counselors 24/7
  • Emergency contact number 24/7