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Universidad San Francisco de Quito

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world rank

1843

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Overview

Established in 1988, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (San Francisco de Quito University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cumbaya. 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 San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 29 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USFQ 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, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name San Francisco de Quito University
Acronym USFQ
Founded 1988
Motto Studium, Progressus, Labor
Study, Progress, Work
Colours Red
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Location


Address Diego de Robles y Pampite, Cumbayá
Quito
17-1200-841 Pichincha
Ecuador
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +593 (2) 297 1700
Fax +593 (2) 289 0070
Other locations Cumbaya
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)
International students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 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 San Francisco de Quito'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 50-60%
Admission Office Diego de Robles y Pampite, Cumbayá
Quito 17-1200-841
Phone +593 (2) 2971 821
(2) 2971 824

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 San Francisco de Quito'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 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
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 Universidad San Francisco de Quito's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
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 San Francisco de Quito 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

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


Year of first Accreditation

1995



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 San Francisco de Quito 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

  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Población (ALAP)
  • Institute Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance
  • Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE)
  • Centro Latinoamericano de Innovación Logística (CLI)


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