Autonomous University of Centro America Rankings

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#9893 of 14,131 In the World
#802 of 1,756 In Latin America
#13 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 a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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)
Full time employee450
Student:staff ratio8:1


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

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +++
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences
Bachillerato Universitario Health Sciences, Law, Nursing, Physical Education, Sports
Licenciatura Law, Medicine, Nursing, Physical Education

General info

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
Academic structure School 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

Address De Servicentro la Galera 700 Metros Norte
Cipreses de Curridabat, San Jose, 7637 - 1000
Costa Rica
City population 81,000
Phone +506 2272 9100
Fax +506 2271 2046

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