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Faculty Led Programs


Faculty-led programs are short term, group-based programs that are led by Alamo Community Colleges District faculty members.  Students pay regular tuition and fees in addition to a study abroad program fee, which includes the application fee, airfare, lodging, entrance fees, in-country transportation, some meals, and mandatory insurance costs. Students participating in faculty-led programs receive academic credit for courses taken while traveling abroad with the Alamo Community Colleges District.  

  • Be enrolled in an Alamo Community Colleges District degree program at the time of application
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for faculty led programs 
  • Have completed at least 12 academic credit hours before the intended departure date
  • Meet the academic requirements and prerequisites of the course(s) for which the student plans to enroll while abroad
  • Provide one Faculty Recommendation  
  • Provide a completed and approved Disciplinary Verification form from home college 
  • Be 18 years or older by the time of travel to participate in any study abroad program
  • A passport is required to travel abroad but, not required to apply. You may find additional passport information at​  

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Fiscal Year 2024 Programs

Costa Rica