University of the Americas Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7502 of 14,131 In the World
#510 of 1,756 In Latin America
#15 of 59 In Ecuador
#8 of 17 In Quito

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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate95%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSemesters
Full time employee250
Student:staff ratio6:1


Local students $8,750$20,000
International students $8,750$20,000

The University of the Americas has on-campus housing.

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 +
Licenciatura Advertising and Publicity, Agricultural Engineering, Automation and Control Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cooking and Catering, Dentistry, Economics, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Film, Finance, Food Technology, Graphic Design, Hotel Management, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Interior Design, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Medicine, Multimedia, Music, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Software Engineering, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Sports Management, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Veterinary Science
Professional Title Agricultural Engineering, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Law, Software Engineering, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Telecommunications Engineering, Veterinary Science
Especialista Anaesthesiology, Dentistry
Maestría Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Econometrics, Finance, Food Technology, Health Administration, Information Technology, Law, Management, Marketing, Multimedia, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy

General info

Alternative names UDLA
Universidad de Las Américas
Founded 1995
Accreditation The Higher Education Quality Assurance Council (CACES)
Motto El mundo necesita gente que ame lo que hace
The world needs people who love what they do
Colors wine red
Academic structure Faculty of Architecture and Design
Faculty of Communication and Audiovisual Arts
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Law
School of Business
School of Culinary Arts
School of Hospitality and Tourism
School of Music
School of Psychology
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Business School
Affiliations and memberships Council of Rectors of Private Universities (CPRES)
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Red Duale Hoschschule Latin America
Red Telescopi Ecuador
Red Ecuatoriana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (REIES)

Location and Contacts

Address Avenida de los Granados E12-41y Colimes esq.
Quito, Pichincha, 170125
City population 2,011,000
Phone +593 (2) 398 1000 ext 2792
Fax +593 (2) 334 3383

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