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Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja

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3

world rank

1848

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Overview

Established in 1971, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (Technical University of Loja) is a private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Loja (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). 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 Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) 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 45 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UTPL 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Technical University of Loja
Acronym UTPL
Founded 1971
Motto Memento Ascendere Semper
It's always time to advance
Colours Blue
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Location


Address San Cayetano Alto, Avenida Marcelino Champagnat y Paris
Loja
Loja
Ecuador
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +593 (7) 257 0275
Fax +593 (7) 2584 893
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 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 area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja'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 60-70%
Admission Office San Cayetano Alto, Av. Marcelino Champagnat y Paris
Loja 11-01-608
Phone +593 (7) 257 275
8376037

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 Técnica Particular de Loja'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 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported

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 Técnica Particular de Loja'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja 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

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 Técnica Particular de Loja 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

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Organización Universitaria Interamericana (OUI)
  • Red Iberoamericana para la Acreditación de la Calidad de la Educación Superior (RIACES)
  • Asociación Iberoamericana de Educación Superior a Distancia (AIESAD)
  • Consorcio Red de Educación a Distancia (CREAD)
  • Instituto Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Calidad en Educación Superior a Distancia (CALED)
  • European Association of Distance Teaching Universities (EADTU)
  • American Association for Higher Education (AAHE)
  • Asociación de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe para la Integración (Aualcpi)
  • Asociación de Universidades Iberoamericanas de Postgrado (AUIPI)
  • Asociación Universitaria y Politécnica de Educación Continua y a Distancia del Ecuador (AUPECADE)
  • Asociación de Universidades del Sur de Ecuador y Norte del Perú
  • (AUSENP)
  • Corporación Ecuatoriana de Universidades Particulares (CEUPA)
  • Colegio de las Américas (COLAM)
  • Global Development Learning Network (GDLN)


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