GC STEM Study Abroad

Costa Rica 2021


Become a Student of the World!

Explore the world with a Study Abroad Course that combines college credit for a core curriculum requirement with an international experience. You will earn college credit, experience new cultures, develop new skills, and visit unforgettable places.

Students are encouraged to study abroad regardless of major, class standing, socioeconomic background, or foreign language experience. Start planning now with one of Galveston College’s Study Abroad courses!

Galveston College is one of eight Gulf Coast colleges participating in the Texas Gulf Coast International Education Consortium.


Study and stay in the beautiful Monte Verde Cloud Forest!


SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!  Space is limited to only 20 students.

STEM Honor Program participants have priority.

Reserve your spot now by completing the Study Abroad reserve form and making a $250 deposit.

CONTACT STUDY ABROAD: Sandra Metoyer, Ph.D. at smetoyer@gc.edu

CONTACT STEM HONORS PROGRAM: Ana Sanchez, Ph.D. at asanchez@gc.edu Sign up for Environmental Science Field Methods Course to Study Abroad in Costa Rica: ENVR 1101 Travel Sunday, June 6, 2021 to Saturday, June 12, 2021 Environmental Science Maximum Travel Cost: $ 2,500* * Partial travel funds may be reimbursed to you after travel based on actual costs and number of participants.

If travel scholarship is awarded for the full amount of travel, the deposit of $250 will be reimbursed to you.

TRIP COST INCLUDES: Round-trip Flight In-Country Travel Planned Excursions Room & Most Meals Travel Insurance It is the policy of Galveston College to provide equal opportunities without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, genetic information or veteran status. (plus course tuition & fees) This opportunity is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1565155