Universidad de Cuenca

country rank  9
world rank  2992

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University Overview

Founded in 1867, Universidad de Cuenca (University of Cuenca) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Cuenca (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Azuay. 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 de Cuenca (UCUENCA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Ecuadorian higher education institution. Universidad de Cuenca (UCUENCA) 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 153 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCUENCA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of Cuenca
Acronym UCUENCA
Founded 1867

University Location

Address Avenida 12 de Abril s/n y Agustin Cueva
Cuenca
101168 Azuay
Ecuador
Tel +593 (7) 283 1688
Fax +593 (7) 283 5197

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)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 Avenida 12 de Abril s/n y Agustin Cueva
Cuenca 101168
(7) 283 1688

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021