University of the Americas Rankings

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Ranking Category
#7723 of 14,131 In the World
#491 of 1,756 In Latin America
#18 of 59 In Ecuador
#7 of 17 In Quito

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Acceptance rate

* The University of the Americas is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete 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 RequirementsCompetitive admission
Academic CalendarSemesters


The tuition table for University of the Americas gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (USD) Academic Year
Undergraduate 6,000 2021-2022
Graduate 8,000 2021-2022
Doctorate 10,000 2021-2022

The University of the Americas has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Licenciatura Advertising and Publicity, Agricultural Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Cooking and Catering, Dentistry, Economics, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, 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, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, 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

University of the Americas faculties and divisions

Faculty : Architecture and Design Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design
Faculty : Communication and Visual Arts Advertising and Publicity, Communication Studies, Film, Graphic Design, Journalism, Multimedia
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Economics and Administration Business Administration, Economics, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Sports Management
Faculty : Engineering and Applied Science Agricultural Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Health Sciences Nursing, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Science
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Medicine Medicine
School : Gastronomy Cooking and Catering
School : Music Music
School : Political Sciences and International Relations International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences
School : Psychology Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Psychology
School : Tourism and Hospitality Hotel Management, Tourism

General information

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

Location and contacts

Address Av. de los Granados E12-41 y Colimes esq.
Quito, Pichincha, 170137
City population 2,011,000

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