Universidad San Francisco de Quito

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world rank  1865

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University Overview

Established in 1988, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (San Francisco de Quito University) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Quito (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Pichincha. This institution also has a branch campus in Cumbaya. 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), Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational Ecuadorian higher education institution. Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) 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 32 years old Ecuadorian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USFQ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name San Francisco de Quito University
Acronym USFQ
Founded 1988
Motto Studium, Progressus, Labor
Study, Progress, Work
Colours Red

University Location

Address Diego de Robles y Pampite, Cumbayá
Quito
170901 Pichincha
Ecuador
Tel +593 (2) 297 1700
Fax +593 (2) 289 0070
Other locations Cumbaya

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 50-60%
Admission Office Diego de Robles y Pampite, Cumbayá
Quito 170901
(2) 2971 821
(2) 2971 824

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad San Francisco de Quito's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

1995


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Población (ALAP)
  • Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance (IPB-WA)

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