Universidad de Las Américas

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world rank  2678

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University Overview

Founded in 1995, Universidad de Las Américas (University of the Americas) 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. 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 Las Américas (UDLA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Ecuadorian higher education institution. Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA) 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 25 years old Ecuadorian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UDLA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, 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 University of the Americas
Acronym UDLA
Founded 1995
Motto El mundo necesita gente que ame lo que hace
The world needs people who love what they do
Colours Wine red

University Location

Address Avenida de los Granados E12-41y Colimes esq.
Quito
170125 Pichincha
Ecuador
Tel +593 (2) 398 1000 ext 2792
Fax +593 (2) 334 3383

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Not available
Admission Office Avenida Granados y Colimes esq, UDLA Granados, PB
Quito 170503
23981000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Las Américas's Library
Housing Yes
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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • WASC Senior College and University Commission
  • Acreditadora de Chile


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Rectors of Private Universities (CPRES)
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Red Duale Hoschschule Latin America
  • Red Telescopi Ecuador
  • Red Ecuatoriana para la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior (REIES)

Academic Structure


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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021