Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja

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world rank  1822

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (Technical University of Loja) is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Loja (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). 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 Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) 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 48 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Ecuadorian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Technical University of Loja
Acronym UTPL
Founded 1971
Motto Memento Ascendere Semper
It's always time to advance
Colours Blue

University Location

Address San Cayetano Alto, Avenida Marcelino Champagnat y Paris
Loja (population range: 50,000-249,999)
Loja
Ecuador
T +593 (7) 257 0275
F +593 (7) 2584 893

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office San Cayetano Alto, Av. Marcelino Champagnat y Paris
Loja 11-01-608
+593 (7) 257 275
8376037

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja's Library
Housing Not reported
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

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019