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Escuela Politécnica Nacional

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University Overview

Founded in 1869, Escuela Politécnica Nacional (National Polytechnic School, Ecuador) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo de Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador (Council of Evaluation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education of Ecuador), Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 148 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. EPN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


National Polytechnic School, Ecuador

Acronym

EPN

Founded

1869

Motto

E Scientia Hominis Salus

Colours

Red and blue

Mascot

Owl

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University Location

Address

Ladrón de Guevara E11 - 253
Quito (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
17-01-2759 Pichincha Ecuador

Telehone

+593 (2) 250 7144

Telefax

+593 (2) 256 7848

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Escuela Politécnica Nacional for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Escuela Politécnica Nacional's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)

International Students

International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection

Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate

Admission Rate 20-30%

Admission Office

Ladrón de Guevara E11 - 253
Quito 17-01-2759+593 (2) 290 2830

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Escuela Politécnica Nacional's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 400-499

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 's Library

Housing

Not reported

Sport Facilities

University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids

University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad

Not reported

Distance Learning

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Escuela Politécnica Nacional for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Consejo de Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador


Year of first Accreditation

2010



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Escuela Politécnica Nacional as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017