http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-ash4/373029_310932082266236_565910055_q.jpgBy . Costa Rica’s prized quality of life in the Central American region owes a lot to her focus on education. Since there is no military to spend money on, Costa Rica has had an opportunity to invest a greater portion of the national budget on academic affairs -particularly at the higher education level. As such, the number of colleges and universities in Costa Rica has increased along with the diversity and quality of educational offerings. The cost of tuition, however, is also on the rise. According to a recent report by Central American business magazine Summa, Costa Rica ranks as the best country for higher education in Central America. These findings come from the 2013 QS Quacquarelli Symonds ranking of the best universities in Latin America, where the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil tops the list. Read more...