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EARTH University

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world rank 5067

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Universidad EARTH (EARTH University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Guacimo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Limon. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Liberia, Guanacaste. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education, Costa Rica), Universidad EARTH (EARTH) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad EARTH (EARTH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 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 0-10% making this Costa Rican higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. EARTH 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, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


EARTH University

Acronym

EARTH

Founded

1990

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University Location

Address

Mercedes de Guacimo
Guacimo (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Limon Costa Rica

Telehone

+506 2713 0000

Telefax

+506 2713 0001

Other locations

Liberia, Guanacaste

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of EARTH University for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do 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 EARTH University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University 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 0-10%

Admission Office

Apartado 4442-1000
San Jose +506 2713 0000

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 EARTH University'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 250-499

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff 50-99

Control Type

Control Type Private

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Continuous

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Rural

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to '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

Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad EARTH 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

Accreditation Seal Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica


Year of first Accreditation

2007


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)



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 EARTH University 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

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Friday, 13 October 2017