Autonomous University of Centro America Rankings

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Ranking Category
#9683 of 14,131 In the World
#743 of 1,756 In Latin America
#11 of 54 In Costa Rica

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Acceptance rate

* The Autonomous University of Centro America 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.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - April; May-August; September-December)


The tuition table for Autonomous University of Centro America 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 (CRC)
Bachelor's degree 1,500,000
Master's degree 2,000,000
Doctorate degree 2,500,000

The Autonomous University of Centro America has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Bachillerato Universitario Health Sciences, Law, Nursing, Physical Education, Sports
Licenciatura Law, Medicine, Nursing, Physical Education

Autonomous University of Centro America faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Education and Sport Physical Education, Sports
Course/Programme : Health Sciences Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy
Course/Programme : Law Law

General information

Alternative names UACA
Autonomous University of Centro América
Universidad Autónoma de Centro América
Founded 1976
Accreditation Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)
Motto Ad Sapientiam et Honorem
For Wisdom and Honor
Colors blue, yellow

Location and contacts

Address De Servicentro la Galera, 800 Metros Norte Curridabat
San José, 11803
Costa Rica
City population 81,000

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