Catholic University of Costa Rica Rankings

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Ranking Category
#11527 of 14,131 In the World
#1068 of 1,756 In Latin America
#19 of 54 In Costa Rica
#10 of 40 In San Jose

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Acceptance rate

* The Catholic University of Costa Rica 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)
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - April; May-August; September-December)


The tuition table for Catholic University of Costa Rica 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 credit Total credits Total cost
Bachelor's in Business Administration ₡ 60,000 140 ₡ 8,400,000
Bachelor's in Law ₡ 70,000 160 ₡ 11,200,000
Bachelor's in Psychology ₡ 65,000 150 ₡ 9,750,000
Bachelor's in Education ₡ 55,000 130 ₡ 7,150,000
Bachelor's in Nursing ₡ 75,000 170 ₡ 12,750,000
Master's in Business Administration ₡ 80,000 40 ₡ 3,200,000
Master's in Law ₡ 90,000 50 ₡ 4,500,000
Master's in Psychology ₡ 85,000 45 ₡ 3,825,000
Master's in Education ₡ 75,000 40 ₡ 3,000,000
Master's in Nursing ₡ 95,000 50 ₡ 4,750,000

Programs and Degrees

Bachillerato Universitario Education, Psychology, Religious Education
Licenciatura Psychology, Religious Education, Secondary Education

Catholic University of Costa Rica faculties and divisions

Course/Programme : Education Education, Religious Education, Secondary Education
Course/Programme : Psychology Psychology

General information

Alternative names Universidad Católica de Costa Rica
Founded 1993
Accreditation Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)

Location and contacts

Address Apartado postal 519-2100
San José
Costa Rica
City population 342,000

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