National University, Costa Rica Rankings

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In the World#1374 of 14178
In Latin America#87 of 1756
In Costa Rica#2 of 54
In Heredia#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
19,415
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
una.ac.cr
Languages
Spanish

Publications & Citations

Publications
298
Citations
2,510

National University, Costa Rica majors

by publication count

Biology
61
Geography
54
Medicine
22
Political science
18
Environmental science
18
Psychology
17
Sociology
16
Art
14
Computer science
13
Materials science
8
Engineering
8
Philosophy
8
Business
7
Physics
7
Geology
7
Mathematics
4
Chemistry
3
Economics
2
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology2584127
Medicine3201785
Philosophy32081
Biology33521,004
Geography342265
Political science342823
Environmental science3493131
Sociology383123
Business438326
Economics48705
Physics49197
Chemistry518663
Engineering525910
Materials science530413
Psychology544922
Computer science547229
Mathematics59943

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199103
199202
199300
199411
199506
199614
199708
199817
199915
200015
200116
2002610
200328
2004717
2005415
2006421
2007624
20081020
20091744
20102156
20112860
20122276
201332157
201417169
201520192
201623237
201720250
201816248
201914331
202016355

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (bachillerato) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarFebruary to November (Two semesters divided into: February - June and August-November)
Enrollment19,415
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio30:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$3,750
International students$500$6,250

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+
Doctorado AcadémicoArts and Humanities, Latin American Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

General info

Alternative namesUNA
Universidad Nacional
Founded1973
WikipediaNational University of Costa Rica
AccreditationSINAES
MottoLa verdad nos hace libres
The truth makes us free
Colorsred, white
Academic structureDepartment of Philosophy and Letters
Department of Social Sciences
Department of Earth and Sea and Natural Sciences
Department of Health Sciences
Affiliations and membershipsConsejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE)

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida 1, Calle 9. Apartado Postal 86-3000
Heredia, Heredia
Costa Rica
City population129,000
Phone+506 2261 0101
Fax+506 2237 7032

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