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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Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
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Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica
Year of first Accreditation
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