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Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral

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Overview

Established in 1958, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL Polytechnic University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Guayaquil (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guayas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Las Peñas, Santa Elena, Daule. Officially accredited/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 Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 59 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ESPOL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name ESPOL Polytechnic University
Acronym ESPOL
Founded 1958
Colours Blue and white
Screenshot Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral Screenshot

Location


Address Campus “Gustavo Galindo V.” Km. 30.5 Vía Perimetral
Guayaquil
9015863 Guayas
Ecuador
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
+593 (4) 226 9144
+593 (4) 285 2541
Other locations Las Peñas, Santa Elena, Daule

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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 30-40%
Admission Office Campus Las Peñas "Malecon 100 y Loja"
Guayaquil 9015863
+593 (4) 253 0002

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral'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.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral's official website 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.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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


Year of first Accreditation

1958



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 Superior Politécnica del Litoral 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 a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Programa de Movilidad Estudiantil (CINDA)
  • Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)
  • Universia
  • Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions
  • Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)


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