Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología

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world rank  5072

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University Overview

Founded in 1987, Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (Latin American University of Science and Technology) is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of San José (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), San Jose. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica), Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Costa Rican higher education institution. Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT) 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 32 years old Costa Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ULACIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Latin American University of Science and Technology
Acronym ULACIT
Founded 1987
Motto Alis Volat Propriis
Fly with your own Wings
Colours Purple and orange

University Location

Address Barrio Turnón, de la República 150 al Sur
San José
10235-1000 San Jose
Costa Rica
Tel +506 2523 4000
Fax +506 2233 9739

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Urbanización Tournón
San José 10235-1000
2523 4000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica


Year of first Accreditation

1987


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP)
  • Sistema Nacional de Acreditación de la Educación Superior (SINAES)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consejo Nacional de Rectores (CONARE)
  • National Higher Education Accreditation System (SINAES)
  • Red Latinoamericana de Cooperación Universitaria (RLCU)

Academic Structure


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