Central American University Rankings

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In the World#3644 of 14178
In Latin America#312 of 1756
In Nicaragua#1 of 48
In Managua#1 of 36

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Christian-Catholic Jesuit
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato); Entrance examination required for some majors.
Academic CalendarFebruary to December (February - April; May-August; September-December)
Full time employee123
Student:staff ratio77:1


Local studetns60-100 per subject per term, depending on each subject. (USD)

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+
LicenciaturaAccountancy, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Networks, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Engineering, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Graphic Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Marketing, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism
Especialidad Profesional/ Especialidad MédicaAdministrative Law, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Computer Networks, Data Processing, E- Business/Commerce, Finance, Food Technology, Insurance, Marketing, Private Law, Radio and Television Broadcasting
MaestríaAdministration, Business Administration, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Computer Networks, Data Processing, Development Studies, Economics, Educational Sciences, Gender Studies, Human Resources, Hygiene, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Insurance, Occupational Health, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Safety Engineering, Social Policy, Social Work
DoctoradoArts and Humanities, Law, Social Sciences

General info

Alternative namesUCA
Universidad Centroamericana
WikipediaCentral American University (Managua)
AccreditationConsejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua
MottoSomos UCA
We're UCA
Affiliations and membershipsConsejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU)
International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida Universitaria
Managua, Managua
City population1,029,000
Phone+505 (2) 278 3923
Fax+505 (2) 670 106

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