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Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

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Overview

Established in 1962, Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil) is a non-profit private 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. 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), Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 55 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCSG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil
Acronym UCSG
Founded 1962
Motto Ciencia y fe
Science and faith
Colours White, yellow and dark red
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Location


Address Avenida Carlos Julio Arosemena Km 1 y 1/2
Guayaquil
Guayas
Ecuador
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +593 (4) 220 6950
Fax +593 (4) 220 6951 ext 3010
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

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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 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil'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.

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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 70-80%
Admission Office Campus central de UCSG
Guayaquil
Phone +593 (4) 220 6950

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 Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil'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 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

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

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil 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 and Recognition

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Year of first Accreditation

2008



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 Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil 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.

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Affiliations and Memberships

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)


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