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Enjoy pura vida—the simple things in life—with the laid-back and optimistic Costa Rican people, who are passionate about the natural beauty of their country. Monteverde is one of the richest wildlife sanctuaries in the tropics, attracting biologists from all over the world. Imagine waking up to the calls of howler monkeys and mist rolling in before you trek into the cloud forest each day for class or fieldwork. With the increasing threats to natural habitats earth-wide, spending time studying and researching existing ecological treasures is more important than ever. In Monteverde, you will arrive a student and return home with the skills and portfolio of a scientist.

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Financial aid, grants, and scholarships can be used for all of your costs. Some programs even cost less than staying at UC. Studying abroad is the investment in your future that you can't afford to miss.

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