Central University of Nicaragua Rankings

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#11188 of 14,131 In the World
#995 of 1,756 In Latin America
#10 of 48 In Nicaragua
#8 of 36 In Managua

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Acceptance rate

* The Central University of Nicaragua 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 RequirementsHigh School Diploma or equivalent
Academic CalendarJanuary - June; July-December


International studetns 2,000 per semester for postgraduate programmes (USD)
Local studetns 900 per semester (USD)

The Central University of Nicaragua has financial aid programs.

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 Nicaragua.

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 TBD
Biology Yes Yes TBD
Business Yes Yes TBD
Chemistry Yes Yes TBD
Computer Science Yes Yes TBD
Economics Yes Yes TBD
Engineering Yes Yes TBD
Environmental Science Yes Yes TBD
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes TBD
Mathematics Yes Yes TBD
Medicine Yes Yes TBD
Physics Yes Yes TBD
Psychology Yes Yes TBD
Doctor Medicine, Surgery, Veterinary Science
Ingeniero Computer Engineering
Licenciatura Accountancy, Administration, Banking, Business Administration, Finance, Hotel Management, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Marketing, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, Tourism
Especialidad Profesional/ Especialidad Médica Occupational Health
Maestría Human Resources, Management
Doctorado Business Administration

Central University of Nicaragua faculties and divisions

Academy : Languages English
Faculty : Economic and Administrative Science Accountancy, Banking, Business Administration, Hotel Management, Marketing, Tourism
Faculty : Engineering Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Faculty : Health Science Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology, Surgery
Faculty : Law and Social Sciences International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law
Faculty : Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Science
School : Psychology Clinical Psychology, Psychology, Psychotherapy

General information

Alternative names UCN
Universidad Central de Nicaragua
Founded 1997
Accreditation Consejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU); Consejo Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación (CNEA)
Motto Pensando en tu futuro
Thinking about your future
Colors green, yellow gold, blue, white

Location and contacts

Address UCN Campus Central Semáforos del Zumen, 3C. Abajo, 1 C. al Lago
Managua, 12104
City population 937,000

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