Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense

country rank  8
world rank  6268

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense (University of the Autonomous Regions of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Puerto Cabeza (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bluefields, Nueva Guinea, Las Minas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua (National Council of Universities, Nicaragua), Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense (URACCAN) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense (URACCAN) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. URACCAN 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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University Location

Address

Puerto Cabeza (population range: 50,000-249,999)
North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region Nicaragua

T +505 2248-2119

F +505 2248-4685

Other locations
Bluefields, Nueva Guinea, Las Minas

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)


Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
None

Admission Rate
Admission Rate Not available

Admission Office

Managua
+505


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense'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 Enrolment Range 500-999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 900-999

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Not reported

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense 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
Consejo Nacional de Universidades, Nicaragua



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 de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense 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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Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Please visit the official website of Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense to make sure the University information provided is up-to-date. The uniRank University Ranking is not an academic ranking and should not be adopted as the main criteria for selecting a higher education organization where to enroll.

 

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