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Studying in Costa Rica

Universities in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has five public universities and more than 50 private institutions.

Costs of living

Typical prices (GBP, March 2015) are:

  • Apartment £246 - £294 per month
  • Meal, inexpensive restaurant £4.43
  • Meal at McDonalds £4.43
  • Domestic beer (0.5 litre draught) £1.35
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre bottle) £2.28
  • Cappuccino £1.53
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle) £1.05
  • Water (0.33 litre bottle) £0.89
  • Loaf of bread £1.11
  • Cigarettes £2.02
  • One-way ticket local transport £0.51
  • Cinema ticket £4.41

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