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Universidad Autónoma de Centro América

Universidad Autónoma de Centro América Ranking

country rank: 10
world rank: 6661

University Overview

Universidad Autónoma de Centro América (Autonomous University of Central America) ranking was founded in 1976 and is a non-profit private higher education school situated in the city of Cipreses de Curridabat (population range of 10,000-49,999), San Jose. Guápiles, Nicoya, San Ramón, and Paso Canoas are all localities where this university maintains a branch campus. Universidad Autónoma de Centro América (UACA) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Costa Rican higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. It is officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pblica, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica). In a variety of fields of study, the Universidad Autónoma de Centro América (UACA) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 44-year-old Costa Rican university maintains a strict admissions criteria based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. UACA also offers a library, lodging, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Universidad Autónoma de Centro América Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Autónoma de Centro América
Acronym UACA
Founded 1976
Motto Ad Sapientiam et Honorem For Wisdom and Honor
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address De Servicentro la Galera 700 Metros Norte Cipreses de Curridabat 7637 - 1000 San Jose Costa Rica
Tel +506 2272 9100
Fax +506 2271 2046
Other locations Guápiles, Nicoya, San Ramón, Paso Canoas

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Sede Central. De Servicentro La Galera, 700mts Norte Cipreses de Curridabat 7637 - 1000 2272 9100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Not available; please submit a list of official affiliations and memberships to relevant associations and organizations.

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