Central University, Costa Rica Rankings

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#13284 of 14,131 In the World
#1527 of 1,756 In Latin America
#48 of 54 In Costa Rica
#34 of 40 In San Jose

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Acceptance rate

* Central University, 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



The tuition table for Central University, 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 semester (CRC) Cost per semester (USD)
Bachelor's in Business Administration 1,200,000 2,000
Bachelor's in Computer Science 1,300,000 2,170
Bachelor's in Law 1,400,000 2,330
Bachelor's in Psychology 1,500,000 2,500
Master's in Business Administration 1,800,000 3,000
Master's in Computer Science 1,900,000 3,170
Master's in Law 2,000,000 3,330
Master's in Psychology 2,100,000 3,500

The currency used is Costa Rican colón (CRC).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Central University, Costa Rica.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes No
Biology Yes Yes No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry Yes Yes No
Computer Science Yes Yes No
Economics Yes Yes No
Engineering Yes Yes No
Environmental Science Yes Yes No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes No
Mathematics Yes Yes No
Medicine Yes Yes No
Physics Yes Yes No
Psychology Yes Yes No

General information

Alternative names UC
Universidad Central, Costa Rica
Founded 1990

Location and contacts

Address B° Escalante, detrás de Iglesia Santa Teresita
San José, San Jose, 1788-1002
Costa Rica
City population 342,000
Phone +506 2212 0400
Fax +506 2212 0422

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