Learn about unique U.S. higher education opportunities. Our EducationUSA Costa Rica center is part of the U.S. Department of State’s global EducationUSA network, and offer(s) accurate, comprehensive, and current information to help you and your family navigate the application process and prepare for study in the U.S.
Most colleges and universities in the United States require standardized testing for undergraduate admissions. Admissions requirements vary, so be sure to confirm which test(s) you need with the institutions that interest you.
ACT: a curriculum-based multiple-choice assessment that tests reading, English, mathematics, and science, with an optional essay section. The ACT is widely accepted at accredited two and four-year colleges and universities in the United States, and hundreds of institutions around the world.
SAT: a test that measures critical reading, writing, and mathematical abilities. The SAT Subject Tests measure knowledge in specific subject areas. The SAT is widely accepted at accredited two and four-year colleges and universities in the United States, and hundreds of institutions around the world.
Discover a variety of U.S. government-sponsored educational and professional exchange programs.
Join the International Exchange Alumni Community, a website for current and emerging leaders who have participated in U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.
English Language Learning
Teach and learn English as a foreign language, explore American culture and encourage English conversation within the global learning community.