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Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala

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Overview

Established in 1966, Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Guatemala City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guatemala. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, El Progreso, Escuintla, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Petén, Quetzaltenango, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Sololá, Suchítepequez, Totonicapan, Zacapa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala (Council of Private Higher Education), Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (UMG) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (UMG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Guatemalan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UMG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala
Acronym UMG
Founded 1966
Motto Conoceréis la Verdad, y la Verdad os hará Libres
Colours Red and blue
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Location


Address 3a. Avenida 9-00, Zona 2 Interior Finca El Zapote
Guatemala City
01002 Guatemala
Guatemala
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +502 2411 1800
Telefax +502 2411 1768
Other locations Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, El Progreso, Escuintla, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Petén, Quetzaltenango, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Sololá, Suchítepequez, Totonicapan, Zacapa
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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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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala 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.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala'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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 3a. Avenida 9-00, Zona 2, Interior Finca El Zapote, Administrative Building 1st. Floor
Guatemala City 01002
Phone +502 2411 1800

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 Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala'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 over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

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


Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala 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

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala


Year of first Accreditation

1966



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 Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala 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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