Jose Simeon Canas Central American University Rankings

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In the World#2823 of 14178
In Latin America#223 of 1756
In El Salvador#2 of 29
In San Salvador#2 of 15

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Religion
Christian-Catholic Jesuit
Enrollment
9,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
uca.edu.sv
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
547
Citations
1,243

Jose Simeon Canas Central American University majors

by publication count

Philosophy
101
Art
80
Political science
79
Sociology
24
Geography
24
Psychology
8
Medicine
7
Geology
6
Computer science
4
History
4
Biology
4
Economics
3
Mathematics
2
Materials science
2
Business
2
Chemistry
2
Environmental science
2
Engineering
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy136743
Art156223
Political science1911193
Sociology2026317
Geology2167247
History24966
Geography2829136
Economics424818
Environmental science487112
Psychology526929
Medicine550834
Business55973
Materials science56035
Engineering58492
Biology597111
Computer science62315

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199134
199202
199321
199413
199571
199641
199731
199895
1999137
200057
2001417
2002267
20032318
20042027
20051536
2006936
2007247
2008339
2009242
20101055
20111259
2012584
20131696
20142391
20152082
20162688
201713569
20184781
20192293
20206113

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) or equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarMarch to December (March - July; August-December)
Enrollment9,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio8:1

Tuition

Local studetns44-218 per month (USD)

Jose Simeon Canas Central American University has financial aid programs.

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
TécnicoAccountancy, Marketing
ProfesorForeign Languages Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Religious Education, Secondary Education
Licenciado, Ingeniero, ArquitectoAccountancy, Architecture, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Psychology, Theology
MaestroBusiness Administration, Commercial Law, Development Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Testing and Evaluation, Finance, Industrial Maintenance, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Work, Statistics, Theology
DoctorPhilosophy, Social Sciences

General info

Alternative namesUCA
José Simeón Cañas Central American University
Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas
Founded1965
WikipediaCentral American University
AccreditationComisión de Accreditación de la Calidad Académica
MottoUniversidad para el cambio social
University for Social Change
Colorsblack, white, blue
Academic structureFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Affiliations and membershipsAsociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)
Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
Red de Observatorios de Buenas Prácticas en Dirección Estratégica en América Latina y Europa

Location and Contacts

AddressBoulevard Los Próceres Colonia Jardines de Guadalupe, Apartado Postal 01-168
San Salvador, San Salvador, 01-168
El Salvador
City population568,000
Phone+503 2210 6600
Fax+503 2210 6655

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