Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

country rank  20
world rank  5300

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University Overview

Established in 1962, Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Guayaquil (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guayas. 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), Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG) 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 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil
Acronym UCSG
Founded 1962
Motto Ciencia y fe
Science and faith
Colours White, yellow and dark red

University Location

Address Avenida Carlos Julio Arosemena Km 1 y 1/2
Guayaquil (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
Guayas
Ecuador
T +593 (4) 220 6950
F +593 (4) 220 6951 ext 3010

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)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 70-80%
Admission Office Campus central de UCSG
Guayaquil
+593 (4) 220 6950

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

2008

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019