If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

Agricultural, Environmental, and Community Sustainability in Costa Rica

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location Sarapiqui, La Fortuna, Puntarenas, San Jose, Costa Rica
Course # SA 21263
Duration Spring Break
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring Break 2023 03/11/23 to 03/19/23

Program Leader
Purdue University
Rm 104 Agriculture Administration Building (AGAD)
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613
Email: AgAbroad@purdue.edu
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description


  • Costa Rica | March 11-19, 2023
  • Credits: ANSC 49500 – 1 credit
  • Cost for 2023: $2900

Elizabeth Byers-Doten
Alex Pasternak

Visit coffee, pineapple, and cacao farms | Arenal Volcano | Hike and learn about tropical rainforest ecology | Encounter river rafting and natural hot springs | Snorkel Pacific waters|Visit Marino Ballena National Park | Experience tasty Tican cuisine and colorful culture | and much more!

We are no longer taking applications for Spring Break 2023. We are finalizing who is participating in the program and have a waitlist.  

CALLOUT: September 12, 2022 - 5:30pm-7pm -  ABE B061 - POWERPOINT SLIDES


Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.