Universidad Central del Ecuador

country rank  9
world rank  3956

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University Overview

Founded in 1826, Universidad Central del Ecuador (Central University of Ecuador, Quito) 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), Universidad Central del Ecuador (UCE) is a coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Central del Ecuador (UCE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Central University of Ecuador, Quito
Acronym UCE
Founded 1826
Motto Omnium Potentior est Sapientia
The Strength of Wisdom

University Location

Address Avenida América entre Gilberto Gatto Sobral y Bolivia
Quito (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
593 Pichincha
T +593 (2) 223 4722
F +593 (2) 223 6367

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019