Central University of Ecuador, Quito: Statistics

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#2953 of 14,131 In the World
#174 of 1,756 In Latin America
#5 of 59 In Ecuador
#3 of 17 In Quito
#1433 of 6,416 For Philosophy
Top50% For 12 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
30%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
uce.edu.ec
Languages
Spanish

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate30%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - December; January-March; April-June)

We've calculated the 30% acceptance rate for Central University of Ecuador, Quito based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Central University of Ecuador, Quito has published 4,431 scientific papers with 17,332 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Environmental Science, Biology, Medicine, Political Science, Geography and Cartography, Chemistry, Engineering, and Sociology.

Publications
4,431
Citations
17,332

Central University of Ecuador, Quito majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,350 / 7,492
Philosophy
2,739 / 2,174
Environmental Science
1,504 / 10,431
Biology
1,453 / 14,091
Medicine
1,385 / 10,095
Political Science
1,340 / 2,899
Geography and Cartography
983 / 6,949
Chemistry
751 / 8,517
Engineering
697 / 5,588
Sociology
681 / 3,991
Pathology
668 / 6,455
Ecology
643 / 8,033
Genetics
614 / 7,055
Computer Science
598 / 4,248
Geology
580 / 5,691
Law
538 / 2,556
Physics
510 / 4,013
Biochemistry
480 / 5,862
Paleontology
438 / 4,215
Psychology
437 / 3,268
Mathematics
386 / 2,715
History
360 / 2,902
Public Health
337 / 3,724
Archaeology
329 / 2,758
Demography
309 / 3,020
Organic Chemistry
309 / 3,680
Business
308 / 1,524
Botany
304 / 3,800
Economics
301 / 1,552
Immunology
296 / 4,376
Statistics
294 / 2,564
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
250 / 998
Linguistics
250 / 953
Quantum and Particle physics
249 / 1,251
Surgery
235 / 2,174
Psychiatry
221 / 2,558
Materials Science
220 / 1,722
Virology
193 / 2,135
Agricultural Science
177 / 2,176
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
174 / 457

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 5 13
1991 8 19
1992 4 12
1993 0 20
1994 6 14
1995 8 16
1996 8 25
1997 9 16
1998 8 38
1999 5 48
2000 4 71
2001 4 77
2002 6 68
2003 14 117
2004 11 151
2005 6 186
2006 8 206
2007 10 192
2008 17 233
2009 18 288
2010 21 281
2011 30 326
2012 19 320
2013 35 338
2014 91 454
2015 149 524
2016 279 685
2017 862 778
2018 406 837
2019 464 1311
2020 557 2078
2021 613 2962
2022 479 3131
Academic rankings

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 of Ecuador, Quito.

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 Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Licenciatura Administration, Banking, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, International Law, Journalism, Literature, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Nursing, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Science Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre, Tourism
Professional Title Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture, Biochemistry, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Design, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Law, Midwifery, Mining Engineering, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Public Administration, Statistics, Veterinary Science
Especialista Dentistry, Medicine
Maestría Art Management, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Design, Economics, Fine Arts, Food Science, Geology, Management, Mathematics, Medicine, Performing Arts, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Public Health, Science Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Technology Education, Veterinary Science

Central University of Ecuador, Quito alumni

  1. Lenín Moreno

    Lenín Moreno
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1953-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in the Central University of Ecuador, Quito
    Graduated with licentiate in public administration
    Occupations
    businesspersoninternational forum participantpoliticianwriter
    Biography

    Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés is an Ecuadorian politician who served as the 46th president of Ecuador, from 2017 to 2021. Moreno was vice president from 2007 to 2013, serving under President Rafael Correa.

  2. José María Velasco Ibarra

    José María Velasco Ibarra
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1893-1979 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    presidentprofessorpolitician
    Biography

    José María Velasco Ibarra was an Ecuadorian politician. He became president of Ecuador five times, in 1934–1935, 1944–1947, 1952–1956, 1960–1961, and 1968–1972, and only in 1952–1956 he completed a full term. In his four other terms, he was removed by military force, and several times he was installed as president through a military coup.

  3. Rodrigo Borja Cevallos

    Rodrigo Borja Cevallos
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1935-.. (age 88)
    Enrolled in the Central University of Ecuador, Quito
    Graduated with Juris Doctor in political science
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Rodrigo Borja Cevallos is an Ecuadorian politician who was President of Ecuador from 10 August 1988 to 10 August 1992. He is also a descendant of the House of Borgia.

  4. Matilde Hidalgo

    Matilde Hidalgo
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1889-1974 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    suffragetteactivistphysicianpoetpolitician
    Biography

    Matilde Hidalgo de Procel was an Ecuadorian physician, poet, and activist. Matilde Hidalgo was the first woman to exercise the right to vote in Ecuador (and Latin America), and also the first to receive a Doctorate in Medicine. Hidalgo fought for the recognition of women's rights and is now known as one of the most important women in Ecuadorian history. At her young age, She mastered reading and writing skills as well as the piano. In 1973 she was paralyzed by a stroke, and she died in Guayaquil on February 20, 1974.

All 40 notable alumni

Central University of Ecuador, Quito faculties and divisions

Faculty : Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Public Administration
Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Tourism
Faculty : Architecture and Town Planning Architecture, Town Planning
Faculty : Arts Art History, Ceramic Art, Dance, Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, Performing Arts, Photography, Sculpture, Theatre
Faculty : Biology Biology
Faculty : Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Economics Economics, Finance, Statistics
Faculty : Engineering and Applied Science Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Industrial Design, Information Technology
Faculty : Geology, Mining, Petroleum and Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering, Geology, Mining Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Faculty : Human and Social Sciences Political Sciences, Social Work, Sociology
Faculty : Law, Poltical and Social Sciences Criminology, Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Medicine Medical Technology, Medicine, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics
Faculty : Philosophy, Letters and Education Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Physical Education, Psychology, Social Sciences, Teacher Training
Faculty : Physical Education Physical Education
Faculty : Psychology Clinical Psychology, Psychology
Faculty : Rehabilitation and Therapy Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Speech Therapy and Audiology
Faculty : Science Mathematics
Faculty : Social Communication Communication Studies, Tourism
Faculty : Veterinary Science Veterinary Science, Zoology

General information

Alternative names UCE
Universidad Central del Ecuador
Founded 1826
Accreditation The Higher Education Quality Assurance Council (CACES)
Motto Omnium Potentior est Sapientia
The Strength of Wisdom

Location and contacts

Address Ciudadela Universitaria Avenida América entre Gilberto Gatto Sobral y Bolivia
Quito, Pichincha
Ecuador
City population 2,011,000

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