Santiago, Dominican Republic

SUA offers a study abroad program at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santiago through ISA. This program is best suited for students with higher-level Spanish proficiency.

My program was more than I expected. I had all the help I could ask for and the people are very nice.

Program Characteristics

The fall semester takes place from mid-August to mid-December. The spring semester takes place from early January to late April.

2.5 GPA 

You are required to take Latin American Studies. Soka students are required to attend Latin American Studies, Spanish Languages & Courses with Locals.

You may participate in four to five excursions to locations such as Samaná Bay, baseball games, or ancient ruins.

You will live with a Dominican host family who will provide three meals a day and laundry.