University of Medical Sciences, Costa Rica: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#6069 of 14,131 In the World
#412 of 1,756 In Latin America
#6 of 54 In Costa Rica
#2 of 40 In San Jose
#619 of 1,017 For Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)

Quick Review

Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
ucimed.com
Languages
Spanish
Acceptance rate
21%*

* The University of Medical Sciences, Costa Rica 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
Academic CalendarJanuary to December (January - June; July-December)

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,854
Citations
8,705

University of Medical Sciences, Costa Rica majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
3,411 / 3,411
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,589 / 1,972
Psychology
581 / 936
Demography
524 / 1,462
Health Science
504 / 323
Biology
420 / 808
Environmental Science
359 / 547
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
352 / 151
Pediatrics
331 / 1,031
Geography and Cartography
326 / 293
Computer Science
313 / 457
Surgery
296 / 102
Public Health
269 / 128
Education Majors
263 / 80
Sociology
246 / 122
Nursing
244 / 126
Political Science
236 / 209
Epidemiology
236 / 191
Family medicine
219 / 53
Business
209 / 69
Library and Information science
190 / 76
Dentistry
183 / 55
Healthcare Management (MHA)
154 / 175
Gerontology
149 / 370
Dermatology
147 / 25
Philosophy
124 / 67
Oncology and Cancer research
109 / 47
Critical Care Nursing
89 / 73
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
89 / 254
Engineering
86 / 7
Mathematics
86 / 150
Physical Therapy
84 / 44
Orthodontics
83 / 25
Cardiology
81 / 143
Human Resource Management
79 / 22
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
79 / 7
Art & Design
75 / 18
Psychiatry
74 / 19
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
73 / 3
Math Teachers
70 / 20

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2001 19 5
2002 58 1
2003 51 5
2004 68 10
2005 51 36
2006 22 53
2007 11 84
2008 13 85
2009 186 96
2010 424 103
2011 503 164
2012 649 251
2013 865 443
2014 957 677
2015 1285 1044
2016 1102 808
2017 1303 677
2018 1229 851
2019 1344 1010
2020 1756 1904
2021 1658 1590

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
Bachillerato Universitario Chemistry, Microbiology, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy
Licenciatura Chemistry, Medicine, Microbiology, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy

General info

Alternative names UCIMED
Universidad de Ciencias Médicas, Costa Rica
Founded 1999
Accreditation Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)
Motto Excelencia Académica por Tradición

Location and Contacts

Address La Sabana, de la Pop´s 400 oeste, carretera vieja a Escazú
San José, San Jose, 638-1007
Costa Rica
City population 288,000
Phone +506 2549 0000
Fax +506 2231 4368

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