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International, Costa Rican curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 16 to 18

United World College Costa Rica

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CurriculumInternational, Costa Rican
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 16 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: De la esquina sureste de la Iglesia Católica, 400 mts al norte, San José, Santa Ana, 10901, Costa Rica
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Number of students

204

Number of nationalities represented in the school

70

Most common nationality

China

Ratio of local students to international students

5% local : 95% international

Average number of students per class

20

Additional language classes offered by the school

French

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor sports fields.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

United World College Costa Rica is a non-profit foundation offering a two-year residential pre-university program focused on experiential learning.
UWC's educational program encompasses three main areas: Academics (International Baccalaureate Diploma), Co-Curricular and Residence Life. All activities and learning opportunities incorporate one or more of UWC Costa Rica´s six competencies: social responsibility, diversity, conflict transformation, sustainability, leadership, and healthy lifestyle.

Teaching approach of the school

UWC's mission is to educate a diverse group of young men and women to become happy, healthy and committed individuals, capable through their leadership and engagement, of fostering positive change in their communities in order to contribute to achieving a more sustainable and peaceful world.

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