Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador

country rank  7
world rank  3455

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University Overview

Founded in 1946, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador) is a non-profit private 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), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name
Name Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
Acronym PUCE
Founded 1946
Motto Seréis mis testigos
You will be my witnesses
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida 12 de Octubre 1076 y Roca
Quito (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Pichincha
Ecuador
T +593 (3) 241 6722
F +593 (3) 241 1868

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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
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 Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Avenida 12 de Octubre 1076 y Roca
Quito
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)
  • Organización de Universidades Católicas de América Latina y el Caribe (ODUCAL)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019