Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil

country rank  17
world rank  5897

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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 Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador (Council of Evaluation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance in 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 56 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. UCSG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Campus central de UCSG
Guayaquil
+593 (4) 220 6950

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo de Evaluación, Acreditación y Aseguramiento de la Calidad de la Educación Superior del Ecuador


Year of first Accreditation
2008

Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure

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