Universidad Latina de Costa Rica

country rank  5
world rank  5262

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University Overview

Established in 1989, Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (Latin University of Costa Rica) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of San Pedro (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), San Jose. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Heredia, Santa Cruz, Pérez Zeledón, Grecia, Cañas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education, Costa Rica), Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Latin University of Costa Rica
Acronym ULatina
Founded 1989
Motto Descubrí Donde Puedes Llegar
Colours Green, grey and white

University Location

Address 300 Norte y 150 Este de Muñoz y Nanne
San Pedro (population range: 10,000-49,999)
1561-2050 San Jose
Costa Rica
T +506 2207 6100
F +506 2207 6122
Other locations Heredia, Santa Cruz, Pérez Zeledón, Grecia, Cañas

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Lourdes de Montes de Oca
San Pedro
+506 2207 6106
2207 6022

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP)
  • Laureate International Universities (LIU)

Academic Structure

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

Social Media

Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Video Presentation

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019