Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica

country rank  4
world rank  4707

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (Costa Rica Institute of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Cártago (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Cartago. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Carlos, San José. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education, Costa Rica), Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Costa Rican higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Costa Rica Institute of Technology
Acronym ITCR
Founded 1971
Motto Formación Sólida, Óptimos Resultados
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Del costado este de los Tribunales de Justicia, 300 mtrs sur, 400 mtrs este.
Cártago (population range: 50,000-249,999)
159-7050 Cartago
Costa Rica
T +506 2550 2216
F +506 2551 7424
Other locations San Carlos, San José

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Del costado este de los Tribunales de Justicia, 300 mtrs sur, 400 mtrs este.
Cartago 159-7050
+506 2550 2308

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)
  • Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE)

Academic Structure

Not available; please submit a list of official first level academic divisions such as faculties, departments etc.


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019