University of Curacao Rankings

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#8686 of 14,131 In the World
#625 of 1,756 In Latin America
#1 of 1 In Curacao

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Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.uoc.cw
Languages
Dutch;English
Acceptance rate
41%*

* The University of Curacao is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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 RequirementsSecondary school certificate or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-April)

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Bachelor's Degree Accountancy, Architecture, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Finance, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Law, Management, Psychology, Social Work, Technology
Master's Degree Accountancy, Education, Fiscal Law, Law

Notable alumni

  1. Mike Eman

    Mike Eman
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Michiel Godfried "Mike" Eman is an Aruban politician who served as the 3rd Prime Minister of Aruba from 2009 to 2017. His political career began in 2001, but Eman has been involved in politics in one way or another since his childhood. His grandfather, father and brother were all prominent politicians in their lifetimes, with Henny Eman having preceded him in office (twice) as Prime Minister, including as the first to hold the office after Aruba's status aparte in 1986.

  2. Diana Lebacs

    Diana Lebacs
    Born in
    Curacao Flag Curacao
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    writerchildren's writeractor
    Biography

    Diana Lebacs is a Curaçaoan educator, actress and author, most known for her children's literature. She writes in both Papiamento and Dutch. In 1976 she received Silver Stylus award, one of the Netherlands' highest honors for youth literature for her book Nancho van Bonaire. In 2003 she earned the inaugural Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Caribisch Gebied (PBCCG Cultuurprijs, Prince Bernhard Caribbean Cultural Fund Prize) for her book Caimin's geheim and in 2007 she was honored as a Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau.

  3. Charetti America - Francisca

    Charetti America - Francisca
    Born in
    Curacao Flag Curacao
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in the University of Curacao
    Studied business administration
    Occupations
    politicianmember of parliamentfamily counselor
    Biography

    Charetti Maria America-Francisca is a politician from Curaçao. She has been the president of Parliament of Curaçao since 11 May 2021. Charetti also served as member of the Estates of Curaçao from 2016 to 2017.

General info

Alternative names UoC
University of Curaçao
Universiteit van Curaçao
Founded 1979
Accreditation Ministerio di Enseñansa, Siensia, Kultura i Deporte, Curaçao
Motto Pursuing excellence in values, knowledge and skills
Academic structure Faculty of Law
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Social Sciences and Economics
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Societal and Behavioral Studies

Location and Contacts

Address Jan Noorduynweg 111
Willemstad
Curacao
City population 150,000
Phone +599 (9) 868 4422
Fax +599 (9) 869 0578

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