Catholic University of Cuenca Rankings

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#8272 of 14,131 In the World
#552 of 1,756 In Latin America
#24 of 59 In Ecuador
#4 of 4 In Cuenca

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Acceptance rate

* The Catholic University of Cuenca 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 recognized foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; March-July)

Programs and Degrees

Licenciatura Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Education, Interior Design, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Physical Education, Psychology, Social Work
Professional Title Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering
Especialista Orthodontics
Maestría Accountancy, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Constitutional Law, Construction Engineering, Development Studies, Education, Educational Technology, English, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Law, Management, Medical Technology, Medicine, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Social Welfare, Social Work, Town Planning, Veterinary Science

Notable alumni

  1. Yaku Pérez

    Yaku Pérez
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    1969-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Cuenca
    Graduated with Juris Doctor
    lawyeruniversity teacherpoliticianindigenous leader of the Americasenvironmentalist

    Yaku Sacha Pérez Guartambel, often simply known as Yaku Pérez, is an Ecuadorian politician and indigenous rights, human rights activist, who ran for president of the country in the 2021 presidential elections and came third in the first round. He ran for president again in the 2023 elections.

  2. Alfredo Borrero Vega

    Alfredo Borrero Vega
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    1955-.. (age 69)

    Alfredo Enrique Borrero Vega is an Ecuadorian neurosurgeon and politician who served as the 52nd vice president of Ecuador from 2021 to 2023. He was elected to the vice presidency in the 2021 election. Borrero Vega was the running mate of Guillermo Lasso from the political party called Creating Opportunities.

  3. Cléver Jiménez

    Cléver Jiménez
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    1969-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the Catholic University of Cuenca
    Graduated with Licentiate in accounting, sales engineer, and business administration
    lawyerpoliticiansales engineercertified public accountanttechnologist

    José Cléver Jiménez Cabrera is an Ecuadorian politician.

Catholic University of Cuenca faculties and divisions

Unit : Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Marketing
Unit : Agriculture Agronomy, Veterinary Science
Unit : Education, Arts and Humanities Education, Interior Design, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Preschool Education
Unit : Engineering, Science and Construction Architecture, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Town Planning
Unit : Health Sciences and Welfare Biochemistry, Dentistry, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy
Unit : Information Technology Information Technology, Software Engineering, Systems Analysis
Unit : Social Sciences Economics, Journalism, Law, Social Work

General information

Alternative names UCACUE
Universidad Catolica de Cuenca
Founded 1970
Accreditation The Higher Education Quality Assurance Council (CACES)

Location and contacts

Address Av. de las Américas y Humboldt
Cuenca, Azuay
City population 330,000

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