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Universidad de Costa Rica

Avenida San Pedro y Rotonda de la Bandera | Codigo Postal 2060, San Jose, Costa Rica
506 207 4000
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Ranked #15 of 39 attractions in San Jose
Type: Educational Sites
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is the college where I studied and got my Political Science degree. I have wonderful memories of that time. The Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio, where the university is located, is a big camp and you need time to walk around. You can visit the faculties and take a look of the life in the campus. Don´t miss it,

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San Jose, C.R.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Nothing special yo see. Typical city based university. I wouldn't take the time to see it as for a tourist, time is all you have.

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Shakopee, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The name sounds advancements! but the campus is SO VERY CONFUSING!!! people were very snob! no help! and Feel overcrowded! Too much people! Around. Not much information. the building designs and artworks are sore sights to see! Not very impressive at all! Too SMALL and Too CROWDING! For the name! of Educational place! ??

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

In the middle of the city, the University of Costa Rica stands as a biological and natural reserve of non-polluted air. The campus is filled with gardens and trails leading to its faculties and buildings. The people are usually friendly, and you should visit at least once the plaza we call "El pretil", which is the core center of social... More

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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

These a beautiful university. The best Profesors in Central America. If you are a foreigner and looking for a nice location to learn and interact with the Local costaricans who are getting professions somilars to you; the Universidad the Costa Rica has lots of specialities and a good librery. Come and study at Universidad de Costa Rica.

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San Ramón, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

The campus of this University is beautiful and the environment in just wonderful, university faculty just great.

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Nicoya
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

A vibrant campus, full of interesting, and highly motivated students and staff, especially the English Department, where we were invited to participate in a Multicultural Symposium.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Great education at a very reasonable cost. The often has exhibits of different topics. This week (August 20-24), they have the Mechanical Engineering exhibit on campus.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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92 reviews 92 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Very interesting tour spot. A suprisingly large campus in what may be considered an emerging Nation in latin America.

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

We went to San Jose, Costa Rica to learn Spanish. We walked around the city and got the change to stop at the Universidad de Costa Rica and practice Spanish with the college students. Great Place to learn and practice

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