EARTH University at earth.ac.cr

country rank 6
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(s)

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

T +506 2713 0000

F +506 2713 0001

Other locations
Liberia, Guanacaste

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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UndergraduatePostgraduate
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Int'l studentNot reportedNot reported


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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
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


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 250-499

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 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 Universidad EARTH'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
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Accreditation

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 Universidad EARTH 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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Academic Structure

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