Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala Rankings

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#8592 of 14,131 In the World
#592 of 1,756 In Latin America
#7 of 15 In Guatemala
#7 of 14 In Guatemala City

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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate78%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) or foreign equivalent
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (February - June; July-November)

We've calculated the 78% acceptance rate for Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala 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.


The tuition table for Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala 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 Tuition Cost (per semester)
Undergraduate Q 3,500
Graduate Q 4,500
Doctorate Q 5,500

The currency used is Guatemalan Quetzal (Q).

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 Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala.

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 No No No
Biology Yes Yes No
Business Yes Yes No
Chemistry No No 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 No No No
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes No
Técnico Astronomy and Space Science, Bilingual and Bicultural Education, Business Administration, Civics, Criminology, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Engineering Drawing and Design, Foreign Languages Education, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Nursing, Pedagogy, Physical Therapy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Religious Education, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Surveying and Mapping
Licenciatura Accountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminology, Dentistry, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Finance, Food Technology, Graphic Design, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Interior Design, International Business, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Physics, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Religious Education, Science Education, Social Sciences, Theology, Veterinary Science
Maestría Accountancy, Anaesthesiology, Analytical Chemistry, Business and Commerce, Cardiology, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Constitutional Law, Construction Engineering, Criminal Law, Dentistry, Distance Education, E-Business/Commerce, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Finance, Fiscal Law, Health Education, Higher Education, Human Resources, Human Rights, International Law, Justice Administration, Labour Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Medicine, Neurosciences, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Peace and Disarmament, Pneumology, Private Law, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Theology
Doctorado Constitutional Law, Education, Justice Administration, Law

Notable alumni

  1. Edmond Mulet

    Edmond Mulet
    Born in
    Guatemala Flag Guatemala
    1951-.. (age 73)

    Edmond Auguste Mulet Lesieur is a Guatemalan diplomat, lawyer and notary public. He was appointed Head of the independent three-member panel to lead the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism on 27 April 2017. Mulet served as the last Chief of Staff to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Previously, he was Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations. He was appointed to this position on 2 June 2011. He was the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of mission of MINUSTAH, having assumed the functions of acting head of mission in the immediate aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, in which the previous head of mission, Hédi Annabi of Tunisia, perished. Mulet served a previous term in this position between June 2006 and August 2007.

  2. Manuel Baldizón

    Manuel Baldizón
    Born in
    Guatemala Flag Guatemala
    1970-.. (age 54)

    Manuel Antonio Baldizón Méndez is a Guatemalan politician, lawyer, and hotel entrepreneur. He was the leader of the "Libertad Democrática Renovada" (LIDER) Renewed Democratic Liberty party and was a candidate in the 2015 presidential election placing third and losing to Jimmy Morales. He was also a candidate in the 2011 presidential election, placing second and losing to Otto Pérez Molina in a run-off vote. On January 20, 2018, he was captured in the United States, when he was accused of accepting bribes from Odebrecht.

  3. Iris Yassmin Barrios Aguilar

    Iris Yassmin Barrios Aguilar
    1962-.. (age 62)

    Iris Yassmin Barrios Aguilar is a judge and the president of one of Guatemala’s two High Risk Court Tribunals. She was the presiding judge in the case of Efraín Ríos Montt, a former dictator of Guatemala. In that trial Montt was found guilty of the genocide of indigenous Ixil Mayans; the verdict came in 2013. The trial was the first time a national judiciary tried a former head of state for genocide in his home country. However, on May 20, 2013, the Constitutional Court of Guatemala overturned the conviction, voiding all proceedings back to April 19 and ordering that the trial be "reset" to that point, pending a dispute over the recusal of judges. Officials have said that Ríos Montt's trial will resume in January 2015.

  4. Mario Búcaro

    Mario Búcaro
    Born in
    Guatemala Flag Guatemala
    1977-.. (age 47)
    civil servantdiplomat

    Mario Adolfo Búcaro Flores is a Guatemalan diplomat and civil servant who served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs from February 2022 to January 2024, under the government of Alejandro Giammattei. Previously, he was the Guatemalan Ambassador to Mexico, Israel, Bulgaria and Cyprus.

  5. Leopoldo Guerra

    Leopoldo Guerra
    Born in
    Guatemala Flag Guatemala
    1954-2023 (aged 69)

    Leopoldo Armando Guerra Juárez was a Guatemalan public official and lawyer. He was the Director of the Registry of Citizens of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Guatemala since 2014 until 2020.

Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala faculties and divisions

Centre : University Centres Accountancy, Agricultural Engineering, Architecture, Bilingual and Bicultural Education, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Criminology, Dentistry, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fiscal Law, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gender Studies, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Higher Education, Higher Education Teacher Training, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics Education, Medicine, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Pedagogy, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Radiology, Science Education, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Teacher Training, Telecommunications Engineering, Theology, Tourism
Faculty : Administrative Sciences Administration
Faculty : Architecture Architecture
Faculty : Chemical and Biological Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry
Faculty : Communication Sciences Communication Studies
Faculty : Economics Economics
Faculty : Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
Faculty : Humanities Arts and Humanities
Faculty : Law and Social Sciences Law, Social Sciences
Faculty : Medical and Health Sciences Health Sciences, Medicine
Faculty : Odontology Dentistry
Faculty : Psychology Psychology
Faculty : Systems Engineering Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Theology Theology

General information

Alternative names UMG
Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala
Founded 1966
Accreditation Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior (CEPS)
Motto Conoceréis la Verdad, y la Verdad os hará Libres
Colors red, blue

Location and contacts

Address 3a. Avenida 9-00 Interior Finca El Zapote zona 02
Guatemala City, 1811
City population 1,214,000

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