The Spanish Language Institute is located in San Francisco de Dos Ríos, a middle class residential area on the southeast edge of the capital city of San José.
The campus is situated on an attractive, sloping property with private homes around it and a view of velvet green mountains to the south. Its five buildings are spaced among pleasant lawns and gardens on the nearly two-acre campus.
Churches, restaurants, pharmacies, grocery stores, gyms and a post office are within walking distance, and downtown San José is easily reached in 20 minutes by bus or 10 minutes by taxi.
Students will enjoy a Christian environment in a warm, friendly and professional
I attended the Institute in 2006 for a month when I was studying abroad in Costa Rica
through the Latin America Studies Program (LASP) with Anthony Chamberlain.
My courses at the Institute were an invaluable help for me as I transitioned from learning Spanish in the classroom setting to speaking with native-speakers. I still remember many of the things I learned from those classes.