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EARTH University

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Overview

Founded in 1990, Universidad EARTH (EARTH University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the 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/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education, Costa Rica), Universidad EARTH (EARTH) is a very small (enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad EARTH (EARTH) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. This 27 years old H.E. 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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General Information


Name
Name EARTH University
Acronym EARTH
Founded 1990
Screenshot EARTH University Screenshot

Location


Address Mercedes de Guacimo
Guacimo
Limon
Costa Rica
Population range 10,000-49,999
+506 2713 0000
+506 2713 0001
Other locations Liberia, Guanacaste

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the EARTH University's official website 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.

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 area of studies, course 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 tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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 area of studies, course 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.

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

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to EARTH University'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 Universidad EARTH's official website 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.

Accreditation and Recognition

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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