Autonomous University of Centro America Rankings

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In the World#6886 of 14178
In Latin America#620 of 1756
In Costa Rica#8 of 54
In Cipreses de Curridabat#1 of 1

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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - April; May-August; September-December)
Full time employee450
Student:staff ratio8:1


Local students$1,750$6,250
International students$1,750$6,250

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences
Bachillerato UniversitarioArchitecture, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law
LicenciaturaArchitecture, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Nursing, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Public Relations, Tourism
Especialidad ProfesionalNotary Studies
MaestríaAdvertising and Publicity, Business Administration, Education, Environmental Management, Industrial Engineering, Law, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Public Relations
Doctorado AcadémicoArts and Humanities, Business Administration, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law

General info

Alternative namesUACA
Autonomous University of Centro América
Universidad Autónoma de Centro América
WikipediaUniversidad Autónoma de Centro América
AccreditationConsejo Nacional de Enseñanza Universitaria Privada (CONESUP)
MottoAd Sapientiam et Honorem
For Wisdom and Honor
Colorsblue, yellow
Academic structureSchool of Business
School of Human Resources Management
School of Air Transportation Management
School of Architecture
School of Library Sciences
School of Law
School of Economics
School of Health and Physical Activities
School of Nursing
School of Civil Engineering
School of Computer Science
School of Industrial Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering
School of Medicine
School of Journalism
School of Psychology
School of Psychopedagogy
School of International Relations
School of Public Relations
School of Tourism

Location and Contacts

AddressDe Servicentro la Galera 700 Metros Norte
Cipreses de Curridabat, San Jose, 7637 - 1000
Costa Rica
City population65,000
Phone+506 2272 9100
Fax+506 2271 2046

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