Escuela Politécnica Nacional

country rank  5
world rank  1500

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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 metropolis of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. Officially 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 Ecuadorian 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 153 years old Ecuadorian 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. EPN also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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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
17-01-2759 Pichincha
Ecuador
Tel +593 (2) 250 7144
Fax +593 (2) 256 7848

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 entrance examinations
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Ladrón de Guevara E11 - 253
Quito 17-01-2759
(2) 290 2830

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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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022