American University, Nicaragua Rankings

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#10851 of 14,131 In the World
#941 of 1,756 In Latin America
#9 of 48 In Nicaragua
#7 of 36 In Managua

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Acceptance rate

* American University, Nicaragua is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.


The tuition table for American University, Nicaragua gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Cost per Semester (USD)
Undergraduate 3,500
Graduate 4,000
Law School 5,000
Medicine 6,000

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by American University, Nicaragua.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes No No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes No No
Arquitecto Architecture
Ingeniero Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Information Technology
Licenciatura Accountancy, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Design, Economics, Finance, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Management, Marketing, Public Relations
Especialidad Profesional/ Especialidad Médica Dental Technology, Dentistry, Engineering Management, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Maestría Architecture, Banking, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Economics, Education, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Management, Marketing, Sales Techniques, Transport Management
Doctorado Education, Law

American University, Nicaragua faculties and divisions

Centre : Language English
College : University Studies in English UAM-CUSE Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Latin American Studies, Social Sciences
Faculty : Administrative Sciences and Economics Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Business Administration, Economics, Hotel Management, Marketing, Tourism
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Engineering and Architecture Architecture, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Systems Analysis
Faculty : Legal Sciences and International Relations International Relations and Diplomacy, Law
Faculty : Marketing, Design and Communication Sciences Communication Studies, Design, Marketing
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
Institute : Ethics, Values and Development Ethics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences

General information

Alternative names UAM
Universidad Americana, Nicaragua
Founded 1992
Accreditation Consejo Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación (CNEA)
Motto UAM Going Global

Location and contacts

Address Costado Noroeste Camino de Oriente
City population 937,000

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