Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala

country rank  4
world rank  3848

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University Overview

Established in 1966, Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Guatemala City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Guatemala. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, El Progreso, Escuintla, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Petén, Quetzaltenango, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Sololá, Suchítepequez, Totonicapan, Zacapa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala (Council of Private Higher Education), Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (UMG) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Evangelical religion. Universidad Mariano Gálvez de Guatemala (UMG) 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 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Guatemalan higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UMG also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Mariano Galvez University of Guatemala
Acronym UMG
Founded 1966
Motto Conoceréis la Verdad, y la Verdad os hará Libres
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address 3a. Avenida 9-00, Zona 2 Interior Finca El Zapote
Guatemala City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
01002 Guatemala
Guatemala
T +502 2411 1800
F +502 2411 1768
Other locations Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, El Progreso, Escuintla, Huehuetenango, Izabal, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Petén, Quetzaltenango, Quiché, Retalhuleu, Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Sololá, Suchítepequez, Totonicapan, Zacapa

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 3a. Avenida 9-00, Zona 2, Interior Finca El Zapote, Administrative Building 1st. Floor
Guatemala City 01002
+502 2411 1800

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Evangelical Christian-Evangelical

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Consejo de la Enseñanza Privada Superior, Guatemala


Year of first Accreditation
1966

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