Escuela Politécnica Nacional

country rank  6
world rank  2894

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University Overview

Founded in 1869, Escuela Politécnica Nacional (National Polytechnic School, Ecuador) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo de Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador (Council for Quality Assurance of Higher Education of Ecuador), Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Escuela Politécnica Nacional (EPN) 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 149 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name National Polytechnic School, Ecuador
Acronym EPN
Founded 1869
Motto E Scientia Hominis Salus
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address Ladrón de Guevara E11 - 253
Quito (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
17-01-2759 Pichincha
Ecuador
T +593 (2) 250 7144
F +593 (2) 256 7848

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 20-30%
Admission Office Ladrón de Guevara E11 - 253
Quito 17-01-2759
+593 (2) 290 2830

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Escuela Politécnica Nacional's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Consejo de Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador


Year of first Accreditation

2010

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019