Universidad Cenfotec

country rank  27
world rank  9839

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University Overview

Established in 2000, Universidad Cenfotec (Cenfotec University) is a for-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of San José (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), San Jose. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Heredia, Alajuela. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica (Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica), Universidad Cenfotec (Ucenfotec) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Costa Rican higher education institution. Universidad Cenfotec (Ucenfotec) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 20 years old Costa Rican higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Costa Rican higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Ucenfotec 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 Cenfotec University
Acronym Ucenfotec
Founded 2000
Motto The U of the computer science
Colours Purple, pink, turquoise, oranje and green

University Location

Address San Pedro de Montes Oca, del Cruce de la Escuela de Santa Marta 400 metros noreste carretera al Cristo de Sabanilla
San José
11501 San Jose
Costa Rica
Tel +506 2281 1555
Fax +506
Other locations Heredia, Alajuela

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Sabanilla
San José 1080311502
40003950
6000 8050

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación Pública, Costa Rica


Year of first Accreditation

2003


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • SAP University Alliances

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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