Costa Rica Coffee Guide

US community college fair features low-cost study options

April 21, 2016

Want to study in the U.S. but think it will be too expensive? The Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center (CCCN) is hosting a community college fair on Friday, aimed at showcasing lower-cost options for higher education in the U.S.

Representatives from 15 community colleges will be at the fair on Friday, which runs from 5 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the cultural center’s San Pedro branch.

The Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy and the CCCN’s EducationUSA office are organizing the event. Admission is free.

Community colleges offer careers in areas such as business administration, engineering, nursing, mathematics, robotics, graphic design, science and technology, among others.

All of those participating in the fair are accredited and offer annual tuition fees ranging from $6,000 to $14.000.

Participant community colleges are:

  • Berkeley City College, California
  • College of Alameda, California
  • College of the Canyons, California
  • Georgia Highlands College, Georgia
  • Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida
  • Indian Hills Community College, Iowa
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Michigan
  • Laney College, California
  • Merritt College, California
  • Moraine Valley Community College, Illinois
  • Northampton Community College, Pensilvania
  • Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida
  • Shoreline Community College, Washington
  • Snow College, Utah
  • Wallace State Community College, Alabama

You may be interested

Costa Rica immigration offices to remain closed until October
Costa Rica
5560 views
Costa Rica
5560 views

Costa Rica immigration offices to remain closed until October

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 19, 2020

The Immigration Administration on Friday said its main and regional offices will remain closed until October due to the coronavirus…

Pic of the Day: Hopping into the weekend
Pic of the Day
782 views
Pic of the Day
782 views

Pic of the Day: Hopping into the weekend

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 19, 2020

Happy weekend from all of us at The Tico Times! [caption id="attachment_62085" align="aligncenter" width="740"] (Courtesy of Brian Kubicki)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_111342"…

Top dental clinics in Costa Rica meet patient needs in the age of COVID
Dental Tourism
2506 views
Dental Tourism
2506 views

Top dental clinics in Costa Rica meet patient needs in the age of COVID

Vayolla Quiros / Goodness Dental - September 18, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its guidelines for dental settings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…