Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas

Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 2156

University Overview

Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas ranking (José Simeón Cañas Central American University) was founded as a non-profit private higher-education school located in the urban setting of the metropolis of San Salvador (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas ranking (UCA) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Salvadoran higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion that is officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, República de El Salvador (Ministry of Education of El Salvador). Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas (UCA)  provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, such as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Salvadoran higher-education institution, which is 57 years old, has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students may take use of a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, all of which are available at UCA.

Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas

José Simeón Cañas Central American University
Acronym UCA
Founded 1965
Motto Universidad para el cambio social University for Social Change
Colours Black, white and blue

University Location

Address Boulevard Los Próceres Colonia Jardines de Guadalupe, Apartado Postal 01-168 San Salvador 01-168 San Salvador El Salvador
Tel +503 2210 6600
Fax +503 2210 6655

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office UCA, Bulevar Los Proceres San Salvador 2210 6644

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

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

Memberships and Affiliations

Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL) Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP) Red de Observatorios de Buenas Prácticas en Dirección Estratégica en América Latina y Europa

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