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23 Jul 2018
“Beautiful campus located in San Pedro.”
11 Mar 2018
“Impressive, modern, bustling campus”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bus from San Jose to San Pedro (or San Pedro Unversity) costs about 60 cents, takes 30 minutes to arrive, and one is within the groves (or forests) of Academe. We went on a Sunday and missed the highlight, the Museum of Insects), but...More

Thank Harolnick
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Went for a tour of this campus in July 2018, it has 18 buildings offering university coursework, in many areas. The campus appeared to have allot of security, as well as persons in charge of maintaining the green areas, as well as the student used...More

Thank rjw1202
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I was pleasantly surprised by this modern campus. Many newer buildings, happy looking students, and secure location. Lots of art to see and green space to enjoy.

Thank grenille
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The students from the arts department have many sales booths here and the goods are good, have a side bag from here which I have had for 8 years now and it will not fail

Thank Agust O
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It felt a bit like in a time machine going back to the 1970s, though in my home country we did not have campuses like this. A relaxed atmosphere, students walking around who have time, no security checkpoints or police to be seen, free services...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have spent hours on campus at the law school.. A typical university camps, but not in the best of condition. Good place to study Costa Rican Law, however.

1  Thank Carl C
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The campus is quite large + large enough to have a bus service on campus. There is free wifi throughout the campus for visitors and their restaurants are cheaper than the local competition. They do spanish courses for foreigners that are more competitive than the...More

Thank TheIrishFella
Reviewed 25 May 2016

If you are coming to San Pedro anyway, you can enjoy a walk through UCR's campus. It feels a bit like a trip back in the 1970s, but the architecture and crowd give you a sense of the values of educated Costa Ricans. A nice...More

1  Thank DrMomPhD
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Big campus with lots of green spots, and a place to seat and have a talk or read a nice book, just walking around will take you many hours, but use your time wisely.

Thank Andres S
Reviewed 22 February 2016

A pleasant campus for a stroll and next to an area with a lot of restaurants and cafes. An easy bus ride from central San Jose.

Thank MaRth2
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