National University, Costa Rica: Ranking & Review

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Heredia Rank Costa Rica Rank World Rank
1 2 1281
Top 8%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate75%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment17,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state 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-+--

General info

Alternative namesUNA
Universidad Nacional
MottoLa verdad nos hace libres
The truth makes us free
AccreditationMinisterio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica
Affiliations and membershipsConsejo Nacional de Rectores CONARE
Academic structureDepartment of Philosophy and Letters
Department of Social Sciences
Department of Earth and Sea and Natural Sciences
Department of Health Sciences
Colorsred, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
Total FTE staff3,250
Student/staff ratio5
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressAvenida 1, Calle 9. Apartado Postal 86-3000
Heredia, Heredia
Costa Rica
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+506 2261 0101
Fax+506 2237 7032

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